Wilkinson and Belushi in Polanski’s Ghost


Variety reports that Tom Wilkinson and Jim Belushi round out the cast of Roman Polanski’s The Ghost. Filming on the thriller based on the Robert Harris novel of the same name is to begin Feb. 4 in Berlin.

Pierce Brosnan, Kim Cattrall, Ewan McGregor and Olivia Williams had been previously announced as cast members.

The screenplay, written by Harris and Polanski, centers on a former British prime minister who’s holed up on an island writing his memoirs when his aide drowns, triggering political and sexual intrigue.

Polanski is producing along with Robert Benmussa and Alain Sarde. The shoot will take place mainly at Studio Babelsberg.