THE GOOD LIAR Casts Russell Tovey & Jim Carter


Drama The Good Liar which stars Helen Mirren and Ian McKellan has added to the cast with Russell Tovey (Quantico) Jim Carter (Downton Abbey).

The Good Liar tells the story of a con artist (McKellen) who can hardly believe his luck when he meets a rich widow (Mirren) online. As she opens her home and life to him he is surprised to find himself caring about her. It is based on the debut novel by Nicholas Searle.

Bill Condon will direct the project with Jeffrey Hatcher having penned the screenplay. The film is set to begin shooting this month.

Tovey’s breakout role came in the West End production of The History Boys which also featured James Corden and Dominic Cooper. Tovey also appeared in the DC Arrowverse crossover “Crisis on Planet X” as The Ray who will also be the lead in an animated spinoff on CW Seed.