Ian McKellen and Helen Mirren star in Bill Condon's Thriller Drama
The Good Liar
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"Helen Mirren and Ian McKellen are irresistible" — Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian ****
"Mirren and McKellen are the new Hepburn and Tracy This couple of unlikely internet daters are an absolute joy" — Kevin Maher, The Times ****
"Helen Mirren and Ian McKellen deliver an acting duet to die for in Bill Condon's delectably clever and civilized con-artist thriller." — Owen Glieberman, Variety
Principal Photography Completed 22 June 2018
Career con artist Roy Courtnay can hardly believe his luck when he meets well-to-do widow Betty McLeish online. As Betty opens her home and life to him, Roy is surprised to find himself caring about her, turning what should be a cut-and-dry swindle into the most treacherous tightrope walk of his life.
The Good Liar also stars Russell Tovey (Quantico), Mark Lewis Jones (Chernobyl), Johannes Haukur Johannesson (Game of Thrones), Jim Carter (Downton Abbey), and Celine Buckens (Free Rein).
Condon produces alongside producer Greg Yolen. Serving as executive producers are Jack Morrissey, Nick O'Hagan, Aaron L. Gilbert, and Jason Cloth.
The creative filmmaking team includes director of photography Tobias A. Schliessler (Beauty and the Beast, Mr. Holmes), production designer John Stevenson (BAFTA nominee, Burton and Taylor), editor Virginia Katz (Mr. Holmes, ACE Award winner for Dreamgirls) and costume designer Keith Madden (miniseries Patrick Melrose, Mr. Holmes).
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