‘Skyfall’s Rory Kinnear & ‘The Crown’s John Heffernan Join Benedict Cumberbatch’s C4 Drama ‘Brexit’

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Deadline—Skyfall star Rory Kinnear and The Crown's John Heffernan have joined Benedict Cumberbatch-fronted drama Brexit (w/t) as the first image of the Sherlock star, without his long locks, has been unveiled. Filming has begun on the two-hour drama special, produced by Tessa Ross and Juliette Howell's House Productions for Channel 4. Kinnear, who has also starred in The Imitation Game and Black Mirror stars as Craig Oliver, Prime Minister David Cameron's Director of…

‘Transparent’ Star Cherry Jones & ‘Homeland’s F. Murray Abraham Join Lucy Kirkwood’s C4 Drama ‘Chimerica’. Transparent and The Handmaid's Tale star Cherry Jones and Homeland's F. Murray Abraham are among the actors starring alongside Alessandro Nivola in Lucy Kirkwood's TV adaptation of Chimerica. The pair will join the American Hustle star, as exclusively reported earlier this year by Deadline, alongside Sophie Okonedo (Hotel Rwanda), Terry Chen (Jessica Jones) and Ty Simpkins (Jurassic World) in the four-part drama for UK’s Channel 4. Chimerica, written by Kirkwood, examines…