Ben Wheatley confirms Tom Hiddleston for his next film

News Simon Brew 5 Feb 2014 - 06:27

Ben Wheatley's film of J G Ballard's High-Rise is set to star Tom Hiddleston, he's revealed.

Ben Wheatley is a busy man. He's been directing the first two episodes of Doctor Who series 8 for a start, the two instalments that will introduce Peter Capaldi to the role of the Doctor properly. And then he's pressing ahead on his adaptation of J G Ballard's High-Rise.

Wheatley confirm the news this morning on his Twitter account that shooting on the movie would start in June. Furthermore, he's now revealed that there's none other than Mr Tom Hiddleston in the lead role. Wheatley and Hiddleston? Yes please.

He posted the following image too...

More on the film as we hear it. It's been firmly added to our 'can't wait to see' list.

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