Deadline is reporting that Brendan Gleeson (Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows, The Guard) and Jeremy Irons (Batman v Superman) have both singed on to play the fathers of both Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard’s characters. Irons will be playing the father of Fassenbender’s character and Gleeson has been cast as the father of Cotillard’s character.
Brendan Gleeson was last seen in the critical hit Edge of Tomorrow playing opposite of Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt and can be seen next in Ron Howard’s In The Heart of the Sea and Jeremy Irons can be seen next playing Alfred Pennyworth in the upcoming highly anticipated Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.
These are both some of the greatest actors of their generation Irons himself was won an Oscar(Reversal of Fortune), an Emmy, a Tony and also SAG and Golden Globe. Gleeson was seen previously working with Michael Fassbender in Trespass Among Us.
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