Making up a solid cast of Oscar-recognized talents, Rian Johnson has successfully added both Adrien Brody and Rinko Kikuchi to the cast of his directing vehicle "The Brothers Bloom", The Hollywood Reporter has learned.
Joining Rachel Weisz in the list, Brody will portray the younger one of the title characters who falls for a mysterious millionaire played by Weisz. Meanwhile, Kikuchi, fresh from her performance in "Babel", will become the brothers' sexy and secretive accomplice.
Principal photography on the film is scheduled to start on March 19 this year around twelve countries in Asia and Europe. Apart from handling helming duties, Johnson is also penning the script with Ram Bergman serving as producers.
A production of Endgame Entertainment, "Bloom" revolves around a team of skilled con artists consisting of two brothers who gets persuaded to do one more job before they quit the 'profession' for good. It is reported that Endgame has raised equity financing for the film which budgeted at more than $20 million.