Bill Nighy plays General Friedrich Olbricht in Valkyrie
Bill Nighy is going to play a role in the new Brian Singer film Valkyrie. He joins Tom Cruise who now is surrounded by an incredible British cast: Bill Nighy, Tom Wilkinson, Kenneth Branagh, Stephen Fry and Eddie Izzard are all on board.
Bill will play the role of General Friedrich Olbricht, one of the plotters in the attempt to kill Hitler.
Valkyrie is released in the US and will have it’s UK premiere in January 2009.
The film is about a German general’s plan to kill Adolph Hitler at the height of World War II and will begin shooting this July in Berlin.
Brian Singer has previously directed films like X-Men and Superman returns, and The Usual Suspects with Kevin Spacey.