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‘First Class’ Casting for Neil Jordan’s ‘Byzantium’

Caleb Landry Jones (X-Men: First Class) has landed the male lead in Byzantium directed by Neil Jordan, reports Variety.

The pic currently stars Saoirse Ronan and Gemma Arterton and is based on the Moira Buffini play.

The story revolves around a mother and daughter who are vampires and arrive in a small British town revealing their secret to the town.” Jones plays a teenager dying of leukemia which in turns forces him to struggle with his mortality, causing Saorsie Ronan’s character to struggle with her own immortality.

Buffini also penned the script with Elizabeth Karlsen and Stephen Woolley producing.
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