Writer-director turns to acting
Thomas McCarthy, the writer and director of The Visitor, will star in Roland Emmerich’s 2012.
McCarthy joins an ensemble cast led by John Cusack that includes Amanda Peet, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Thandie Newton, Danny Glover and Oliver Platt.
The Hollywood Reporter says McCarthy will play the boyfriend of Peet, who is the ex-wife of Cusack’s character.
2012 is set to shoot in August in Vancouver. McCarthy also will begin working on a new script that he intends to direct.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter