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Jack Lowden, Harry Styles, and Aneurin Barnard in Talks for Roles in Dunkirk

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Deadline is reporting a rumor that One Direction singer Harry Styles has been offered a role in Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk. In addition, they’re reporting that British actors Jack Lowden and Aneurin Barnard are in talks for major roles in the film as well. While Harry Styles is not believed to be a leading role, Lowden is up for one of the two leading roles, the other being Fionn Whitehead as we discussed yesterday. Aneurin Barnard is said to have a significant role, though the exact nature of the roles are shrouded in secrecy – to no one’s surprise.

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Newcomer Fionn Whitehead Cast in Lead Role for Dunkirk

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TheWrap is reporting that Christopher Nolan has begun to select the leads for his upcoming film Dunkirk by casting newcomer Fionn Whitehead in one of the two main roles. Insiders state Nolan has been testing young actors for weeks, many of whom remain largely unknown, as we initially reported back in December. Whitehead has a limited history on camera, with his only role being in the three-part horror-drama Him on ITV, but is a part of the National Youth Theatre in the UK. Tom Hardy, Kenneth Branagh, and recent Academy Award winner Mark Rylance are still set to fill out the rest of the ensemble cast.

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Christopher Nolan to Direct Dunkirk for Warner Bros. in IMAX and 65mm

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It appears the rumors from Christmas day have forced Warner Bros. to announce details of Christopher Nolan’s next film, which will be titled Dunkirk. The news broke exclusively via Variety this afternoon, and has already quickly spread across the net. According to the report, the film will be from Nolan’s own original screenplay, but based around actual events. Rumors from insiders speculate that yet-to-be cast unknown teens will lead the ensemble cast, with Tom Hardy, Mark Rylance, and Kenneth Branagh to fill out the ensemble.

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