Ben Kingsley On For Operation Finale

Ben Kingsley

Oscar Isaac is already producing and starring in Nazi-hunting thriller Operation Finale. Now his target has been cast, as Ben Kingsley will play Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann.

Chris Weitz is aboard to direct the drama, working from Matthew Orton's script, which has drawn comparisons to Munich. It tells the story of a group of Israeli spies from Mossad who work to track down general Eichmann in 1960s Argentina so he can be brought to justice for his many crimes during World War II.

Isaac will be Peter Malkin, the operative who led the mission to find the man who was one of the main architects of the holocaust. Weitz should be starting the cameras rolling in the autumn.

Kingsley, currently appearing in War Machine, has a variety of movies headed to screens, including An Ordinary Man, Backstabbing For Beginners and Nomis.