iPOP Alumni Garrett Hedlund to star in 'The Ploughmen'
iPOP Alumni Garrett Hedlund is set to star in the film adaptation of the 2014 novel 'The Ploughmen'.
In the film, Garrett will play the role of Valentine Millimaki, a low man in the Copper County sheriff's department. 'The Ploughmen' tells the story of an unlikely friendship between a haunted young deputy sheriff (Hedlund) and a notorious murderer that turns their worlds upside down. Scheduled on the night shift, Val is placed in close proximity to the killer. As Deadline states, "the men sit across from each other in the dark, talking through the bars of a county jail cell. John Gload is a killer so adept at his job that only now has he been apprehended. The young sheriff finds much in common with his prisoner, and dangerously seeks counsel from him." Robert Duvall will play the role of the killer, John Gload. Newcomer Lily Harris and Amy Madigan are also set for the film.
This will be the third film that the actor turned director Ed Harris will be at the helm of. Harris also wrote the screenplay for the film, adapted from Kim Zupan's debut novel. The feature is slated to begin filming in early May on location in the Missouri Breaks area of Montana, and in New Mexico.
Garrett Hedlund represented by WME, Brillstein, and David Weber
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