DJANGO: FURTHER CASTING REVEALED FOR SKY DRAMA
Django, the high-concept reimagining of the classic Western, relies on a stellar cast; joining Matthias Schoenaerts, who stars as the eponymous Django, are internationally famous actors Noomi Rapace and Nicholas Pinnock and young rising star Lisa Vicari.
Noomi Rapace, the Swedish star well known for her roles in the films Prometheus, Sherlock Holmes and What Happened to Monday as well as independent films Daisy Diamond and The Secrets We Keep, is upcoming in Lambreleasing in Fall 2021, will play John Ellis’ powerful and merciless enemy Elizabeth; while actor and founder of Silver Milk Productions Nicholas Pinnock, who has appeared on the big screen in films The Last Tree and Dark Encounterand is known on television from popular dramas Counterpart, Top Boy, Fortitude, Marcella and most recently For Life, will take the key role of John Ellis, Django’s antagonist.
And the talented German rising star Lisa Vicari, known for her performances in the film Luna and, more recently, in the popular series Dark, will take the key role of Sarah, Django’s long lost daughter.
The story is set in the Wild West in the 1860s and 1870s. Sarah and John have founded New Babylon, a city of outcasts, full of men and women of all backgrounds, races and creeds, that welcomes everyone with open arms.
Haunted by the murder of his family eight years earlier, Django is still looking for his daughter, believing she may have survived. He is shocked to find her in New Babylon, about to marry John. But Sarah, now a grown woman, wants Django to leave, as she fears he will put New Babylon in jeopardy if he stays. However, Django, believing the city is in danger, is adamant that he will not lose his daughter twice.