November 29, 2006 08:35:33 GMT
Hugo Weaving and Rose Byrne have joined the cast of Jonathan Ogilvie's stylish film noir "The Tender Hook."
Making a great addition to the cast, Hugo Weaving and Rose Byrne have both been confirmed to take part in "The Tender Hook", an indie drama mystery about a young woman's rise to the apex of a love/power triangle in the world of boxing.
While Bryne is said to replace Australian fellow actress Radha Mitchell who previously was cast in, role for Weaving has not yet been determined. Alongside Matthew Le Nevez, the twosome will come under the direction of Jonathan Ogilvie who is also attached to pen the script. Production on the project is scheduled to begin February next year with Michelle Harrison and John Brousek producing.
Weaving, known for his role as Agent Smith in "The Matrix" trilogy, is last seen on the big screen playing the titular character in "V for Vendetta" opposite Natalie Portman while Byrne in Sofia Coppola's period drama "Marie Antoinette."