Forest Whitaker to play Archbishop Desmond Tutu

By Drum Digital
04 November 2015

Hollywood star Forest Whitaker is set to play Archbishop Desmond Tutu in an upcoming film, entitled The Archbishop And The Antichrist. The film will be directed by Roland Joffe.

The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed that Hollywood star Forest Whitaker is set to play Archbishop Desmond Tutu in an upcoming film, entitled The Archbishop And The Antichrist. The film will be directed by Roland Joffe.

The Archbishop and the Antichrist is based on a play by Michael Ashton of the same name that fictionalizes the account of Tutu’s (Whitaker) meetings with murderer Piet Blomfield (Vaughn)who seeks redemption for the atrocities he’s committed while he serves a life sentence in prison in post-apartheid South Africa.

The Hollywood Reporter also confirmed that Vince Vaughn will play Piet Blomfield in the film.

The release date for the film has not been set yet.

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