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Yorick van Wageningen plays in the remake Papillon

Yorick van Wageningen plays in the remake Papillon

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The Dutch actor Yorick van Wageningen plays an important role in the remake of the classic Papillon. The film was recently recorded in Serbia and Montenegro.

That made distributor Dutch FilmWorks Friday known.

The drama tells the story of a small criminal who is wrongly convicted for murder and is locked up in a prison on an island. Wageningen plays the role of the warden. The leading roles are played by actors Charlie Hunnam and Mali Ramek. In the original, from 1973 shone Dustin Hoffman and Steve McQueen.

The remake of Papillon is expected to be at the end of 2017 in the Dutch cinemas. It is probably one of the last great roles Of Wageningen. The 52-year-old actor, who was seen in numerous major Hollywood movies, is going to be to move the focus. He plans to work for “the improvement of the position of creators in the Netherlands”.

Simon de Waal

Of Wageningen will, in any case, even in one film: The Fear of God from director Simon de Waal. In the thriller, plays the actor as a detective who undercover goes into a community of faith.

He was previously seen in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Riddick (Vin Diesel) and The Way (with Martin Sheen). In addition, he played in Dutch productions such as winter in wartime and The Throne. The actor is from this week to see in the adventure movie Storm – Letters of Fire.

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