Riz Ahmed and Olivia Cooke to Star in Music Drama ‘Sound of Metal’

Variety | 7/20/2018 | Justin Kroll
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Riz Ahmed and Olivia Cooke will star in “The Sound of Metal,” a drama that will mark the directorial debut of Darius Marder, who is best known for his collaborations with filmmaker Derek Cianfrance.

Cooke will play a singer in a band, and Ahmed portrays a drummer. Everything changes when Ahmed’s character begins to lose his hearing and has to come to grips with a future that will be filled with silence.

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Michael Costigan and Ben Leclair are producing the pic. Production is set to start next week in Boston.

Next up, Ahmed will co-star in “The Sisters Brothers,” directed by acclaimed auteur Jacques Audiard, and in...
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