Threesome Joins John Madden’s Debt

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Jessica Chastain will play a young Helen Mirren in The Debt, Miramax’s Mossad-Nazi thriller being directed by John Madden, says The Hollywood Reporter.

Ciaran Hinds and Tom Wilkinson also have joined the cast of the thriller, which recently began shooting in London and also will film in Budapest and Tel Aviv.

The script, written by Matthew Vaughn, Jane Goldman and Peter Straughan, tells the fictional story of how three young Israeli Mossad agents on a secret mission capture and kill a notorious Nazi war criminal in 1965. Thirty years later, a man claiming to be the Nazi surfaces in Ukraine, and one of the former agents must go back undercover to seek out the truth.

Mirren and Chastain are playing Mossad agent Rachel Singer in both eras. Irish-born Hinds and U.K. actor Wilkinson plays Mossad agents.

Sam Worthington, along with Marton Csokas, Jesper Christensen, Romi Aboulafia are also cast.