Deadline is reporting that Tim Robbins is the latest name to join the cast of sci-fi thriller A Patriot.
A Patriot is set to take place in a future authoritarian state that has walled itself away from a world ravaged by climate chaos and resource wars. The story focuses on unquestioning Border Corp Captain Kate Jones as she fights to defend the purity of the population, until a chance discovery makes her doubt the authorities she has pledge her allegiance and life to protect.
Dan Pringle had this to say about the casting:
Tim is an icon of cinema who possesses a striking versatility. I’m delighted to welcome him to the team we’ve assembled for A Patriot.
Currently in pre-production, the film is being financed by Media and Texit Films. The screenplay is written by Dan Pringle and Toby Rushton, with Pringle attached to direct. Adam Merrifield will serve as producer under the White Lantern Film banner, alongside John Giwa-Amu from Red & Black Films. Angus Finney will serve as executive producer. The Exchange has worldwide rights and is selling in Cannes.