‘Succession’ actor Brian Cox becomes first time film director with ‘Glenrothan’

Scottish actor Brian Cox, who rose to fame together with his position as media mogul Logan Roy in HBO’s Succession, is donning the hat of a director for Glenrothan. The movie, which is being described as a ‘love letter to Scotland’ will see the Emmy-winning actor in his movie directorial debut. As per Variety, the mission is being co-developed by Lionsgate and London-based producer Nevision.

Glenrothan is supposedly primarily based in a distillery city in Scottish Highlands and charts the story of two brothers reuniting of their birthland. The estranged duo final communicated on the day of their mom’s funeral, submit which a violent occasion with their father made the youthful son go away their residence for America. The film will make clear their reunion after forty years within the city that homes their household enterprise. It reportedly attracts inspiration from the Scotland Glenrothes distillery, which harbours the perfect single malt Scotch whiskey.

Succession star Brian Cox turns director for Glenrothan

Brian Cox has beforehand labored behind the digicam when he directed an episode of the HBO sequence Oz again in 2000. Cox describes the upcoming movie as a homage to the weather making Scotland an ‘extraordinary nation’, whereby its ‘vibrancy and majesty’ is expressed by ‘ardour and want’. The movie additionally comes from his ‘deep love’ for the homeland. 

Neil Zeiger, who’s on board the mission as a producer, famous that it was conceived maintaining Cox in thoughts. Describing him as one of the highly effective actors of his era, Neil stated that his expansive data and imaginative and prescient had the power to ‘elevate the movie’ even additional, which led to the choice of his directorial stint. He quipped that he is ‘thrilled’ to collaborate with Brian. Lionsgate’s Berkofsky known as Glenrothan a ‘heartwarming’ story which exhibits that it is by no means too late to make amends. 

Cox, who hails from Dundee, Scotland, garnered fame within the mid-Nineties with Braveheart and Rob Roy. His different works embrace The Bourne Identity, X-Men 2, The Ring, Zodiac, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Churchill and extra. He made his debut with 1971’s Nicholas and Alexandra, whereas additionally showing as Dr Hannibal Lecktor in 1986’s Manhunter

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This article was first printed in www.republicworld.com

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