Jeremy Irons Joins Cast of ‘The Beekeeper’


EXCLUSIVE: Oscar winner Jeremy Irons(Watchmen), Emmy Raver-Lampman (The Umbrella Academy), Bobby Naderi (Under the Shadow) and Josh Hutcherson (The Hunger Games) have joined Jason Statham (The Expendables) in action-thriller The Beekeeper, we can reveal.

Filming is underway in the UK on the movie which David Ayer (Suicide Squad) is directing from a script by Kurt Wimmer (Salt).

The film will chart the story of how one man’s brutal campaign for vengeance takes on national stakes after he is revealed to be a former operative of a powerful and clandestine organization known as the ‘Beekeepers’. 

As we previously reported, MGM acquired the Miramax film for U.S distribution following its debut as a sales title in Cannes earlier this year.

Producers are Bill Block (Wrath Of Man) for Miramax, Chris Long for Cedar Park Studios, Statham and Wimmer.  

Vet Irons most recently starred in House Of Gucci and Zack Snyder’s Justice League. Raver-Lampman is best known for her turns as Allison Hargreeves in The Umbrella Academy and for playing Angelica in stage play smash HamiltonThe Hunger Games star Hutcherson has most recently voiced Netflix animation Ultraman. Naderi is best known for BAFTA-winning horror film Under The Shadow.

Raver-Lampman is repped by CAA, Authentic Talent & Literary Management, and The Nord Group. Naderi is repped by Grandview and The Characters Talent Agency. Hutcherson is repped by The Gersh Agency, The Beddingfield Company, and Hansen, Jacobson, Teller, Hoberman, Newman, Warren, Richman, Rush, Kaller, Gellman, Meigs & Fox. Irons is repped by CAA and Sally Fischer PR.