“I hiccuped with delight when I heard that Jeff Goldblum had accepted the role,” admitted Fry. “That uniquely perfect mixture of authority, eccentricity, intelligence, humour and charm is just what the character calls for… hurrah!”
The film follows the coming-of-age LGBTQ+ story of Adrian Healey. At Cambridge university Healey meets the mysterious professor Trefusis, who may or may not be a spy and may or may not have recruited Healey.
“It’s such a thrill to work with a genuine Hollywood legend who will bring the perfect kooky mystery to the role Trefusis.” Said Hagger. “I can’t wait to see Asa and Jeff working together; it’ll be very special and very funny.”
The Liar begins production in the UK next month.
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