Andrew Garfield lands role in Silence

Last Updated: Thu, May 09, 2013 06:06 hrs
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British actor Andrew Garfield has landed lead role in Martin Scorsese's project Silence.

The 29-year-old will play the role of Father Sebastiao Rodrigues in Scorsese's adaptation of the 1966 novel by late Japanese author Shusaku Endo, reports

Scorsese first started working on a script after reading Endo's novel in 1988. Actor Ken Watanabe will also feature in the film, the shooting of which will begin in June 2014.

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