Cillian Murphy Joins Al Pacino in Dali and I: The Surreal Story


Cillian Murphy


The actor will play Stan Lauryssens, the proteger of Spanish painter Salvador Dali, to be portrayed by Pacino.

Equal acting partner for Al Pacino in biographical flick "Dali & I: The Surreal Story" is eventually found. The Hollywood Reporter has revealed that Golden Globes-nominee Cillian Murphy has already been signed to join the veteran actor in the cast.

Based on Stan Lauryssens’ autobiographical book of the same name, pic, which will span the 1960s-80s, follows the time in the life of famed painter Salvador Dali when most of his great work was behind him and he became more flamboyant. Murphy is billed to play Lauryssens, an art dealer whom Pacino’s Dali developed a mentor-protege relationship with.

Assigned to direct is Andrew Niccol with production start pushed back to early 2008 on location in Spain and New York. David O. Sacks, Daniel Brunt, and Michael R. Newman are all producing for Room 9 Entertainment, which originally obtained "Dali" as a spec written by John Salvati that Niccol later rewrote.

© AceShowbiz.com


More Dali & I: The Surreal Story News

MORE FROM NEWS

Leave a Comment

Required fields are marked with *

   

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Kylie Jenner Goes Makeup Free During a Day Out With Tyga
  2. Pregnant Again? Blac Chyna Sports Suspicious Bump While Stepping Out With Another Man
  3. She's 'Dying'! Cher Suffers From Mystery Illness
  4. Kris Jenner Is Ready to Fight for Full Custody of Rob's Daughter Dream
  5. Kylie Jenner and Tyga Make Out in Front of Son Cairo and Other Kids
  6. Robert De Niro Has a Blowout Fight With Wife Grace Hightower
  7. Karlie Kloss Flashes Major Sideboob as She Goes Braless at a Charity Event
  8. Madonna's Malawi Twins' Father Says He Didn't Realize the Adoption Was Permanent
  9. Stella Maxwell Shows Off Her Pert Derriere in Cheeky Hotpants
  10. Fergie Shows Off Pert Derriere in Cheeky Instagram Picture

CELEBS PHOTO