Newcomer cast as Ian Curtis
The cast for the biographical film of Joy Division singer Ian Curtis‘life has been announced.
The part of Ian Curtis will be played by newcomer Sam Riley and German actress Alexandra Maria Lara will play the part of his lover Annik Honore, according to www.worldinmotion.net.
The screenplay is based on the star’s wife Deborah Curtis’ book ‘Touching From A Distance’. She will get a co-production credit on the film. The part of Curtis‘ widow will be taken by Oscar-nominated actress Samantha Morton.