Paul Dano Will Join Brad Pitt, Michael Fassbender in "Twelve Years a Slave" Film

News   Paul Dano Will Join Brad Pitt, Michael Fassbender in "Twelve Years a Slave" Film
 
Stage and screen actor Paul Dano has joined the cast of "Twelve Years a Slave," the upcoming film based on Solomon Northup's novel of the same name, according to Deadline.com.

Directed by Steve McQueen, the film will also feature Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender and Brad Pitt. "Twelve Years a Slave" follows a free black man who is drugged and dragged to Louisiana and sold into slavery. Dano will play a slave owner.

Dano was seen on Broadway in A Free Man of Color, Inherit the Wind and A Month in the Country. His film credits include "Little Miss Sunshine," "The Girl Next Door," "There Will Be Blood" and the upcoming "Ruby Sparks," among others. Visit his page at the Playbill Vault.

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