Chris Diamantopoulos from ‘Red Alert’ joins George Clooney’s film

Canadian actor Chris Diamantopoulos, of “Red Alert”, has started the film “The Boys in the Boat”, directed by George Clooney, according to information from ‘Deadline’.

Based on the non-fiction novel of the same name by Daniel James Brown, the story follows the University of Washington men’s rowing team, which shocked the world by winning a gold medal at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. Diamantopoulos takes on the role of sports journalist Royal Brougham, who reports on the story of the team’s victory.

He joined the production with a growing cast, including Callum Turner, Joel Edgerton, Jack Mulhern, Sam Strike, Luke Slattery, Thomas Elms, Tom Varey, Bruce Herbelin-Earle, Wil Coban, James Wolk, Hadley Robinson and Courtney Hengeler. .

Clooney will work alongside Grant Heslov as a producer under Smoke House Pictures, with executive producer Spyglass Media. In the screenplay, Mark L. Smith was in charge of the film adaptation of the novel.

Diamantopoulos’ voice can currently be heard as the titular mouse in the Disney series Mickey Mouse. The actor has maintained a regular role on HBO’s Silicon Valley as selfish billionaire Russ Hanneman.

More about Chris Diamantopoulos

In addition to “Red Alert,” Diamantopoulos recently starred in the Netflix series “True Story,” alongside Kevin Hart and Wesley Snipes. He is the fifth person in history to voice the iconic Mickey Mouse, voicing the character since 2013. Nominated for an Emmy in 2014 for voicing the world’s most famous mouse, he is also a regular on HBO’s “Silicon Valley”. , playing the famous billionaire Russ Hanneman.

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