Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr
Empire
Trending On Empire
Empire's New Tom Cruise Cover
The Jameson Empire Awards 2014
Vote: The Greatest 301 Movies Of All Time!
Rebecca Hall:
My Movie Life

The actress picks the movies that shaped her
Mountain Dew Green Screen
Register now to see X-Men: First Class!
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
TODAY
Robert Downey Jr. Reveals First Official Pic From Age Of Ultron
Genius billionaire playboy publicist?
Roberto Orci Wants To Direct Star Trek 3
And he's splitting up his writing partnership with Alex Kurtzman
Jon Turteltaub Directing It's A Small World Movie For Disney
The ear worm ride is being adapted...
Jessica Chastain Goes Blonde
She's in talks to be Marilyn Monroe for Andrew Dominik's latest
Len Wiseman Opens Black Chapter
Paranormal espionage activity?
Andy Fickman Attending My Owner's Wedding
He's set for a new canine comedy
Star Trek Writers To Reboot Flash Gordon
Update: Gordon's alive! At Fox!
Seeker Finds A Writer
Callie Kloves will adapt the YA novel
Adam Rifkin Chewing On Peeps
Producer buys sweet brand as next movie
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
16 April 2014
Big New X-Men Days Of Future Past Trailer Lands
'This is gonna be fun...'
More Movie News

RELATED FUTURE FILMS
Fury
24 October 2014
Sex Tape
05 September 2014
X-Men: Days Of Future Past
18 July 2014
More Future Films

RELATED REVIEWS
12 Years A Slave (2014)
Empire Star Rating
The Counsellor (2013)
Empire Star Rating
World War Z (2013)
Empire Star Rating
To The Wonder (2013)
Empire Star Rating
Gambit (2012)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

Dean Norris Joins The Counsellor
He's on for Ridley Scott's latest

25 July 2012  |  Written by James White  |  Source: Variety

submit to reddit

Dean Norris Joins The Counsellor

Given his wealth of his experience – TV experience, at least – chasing down drug dealers on Breaking Bad, it somehow seems right that Ridley Scott has recruited Dean Norris for a role in The Counsellor.

The film, which boasts a much-talked-about script by novelist-turned-surprise-screenwriter Cormac McCarthy, finds Michael Fassbender as a respected lawyer who makes an ill-fated decision to dip a toe into the drug business, figuring he can easily make some money and not get in too deep. Ah, the best laid plans…

Norris, whose actual role has not yet been announced, joins a hefty cast that includes Brad Pitt, Cameron Diaz, Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem.

Scott has been gearing up to shoot the thing since the minute Prometheus arrived in cinemas and is now planning the start cranking the cameras this September in London.

It’s just the latest big film for reliable character actor Norris, who has split his time between playing Hank on Breaking Bad and appearing in the likes of Get The Gringo and How Do You Know. He’ll next crop up in The Frozen Ground alongside Nicolas Cage and John Cusack.


Have Your Say
To comment on this, and all articles, register for free or login now.

Adam Sandler Playing With Bad Toys II
Turning another short into a film
Hugh Laurie May Be Robocop's Villain
UPDATE: He's no longer in talks


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
Empire 300th Issue: The Directors' Cut Cover
Spielberg, Whedon, Fincher, Abrams Mann and more take over

Fired! Losing Your Job In The Movies
The lowdown on getting dismissed on film

20 Not So Super '-Men' That Won't Star In A Film Any Time Soon
Forget your Batmen, your Spider-Men and your Ant-Men… Meet 3-D Man (and his pals)

The Making Of Locke: A Filmmaker's Journey
Steven Knight takes us through six pitstops (via Heston Services)

Tom Hardy: A Viewer's Guide
The essential, the recommended, the one for the fans... and the one to avoid

Ten Things To Know About The Spooks Movie
Under the hood of The Greater Good

14 YouTube Videos Every Game Of Thrones Fan Should Have Watched By Now
From goats singing the theme tune to every death in under three minutes

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Get The Empire iPad Edition Today

Subscribe and save money on annual digital subscription

Subscribe today
Buy single issues

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Get Limited Edition Collectable X-Men Art Cards

Subscribe today and get 6 issues of Empire plus a set of collectable X-Men Art Cards for only £20!

Subscribe today

Get 12 Issues Of Empire For Just £25
Receive limited edition subscribers-only covers every month Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire iPad Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  iPad  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)