Jared Harris, who played Moriarty in Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, will reunite with director Guy Ritchie on Warner Bros.’ long-planned Man From U.N.C.L.E.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Mad Men actor’s casting was announced with the news that production will begin Sept. 9 in England, with location shooting also planned for Rome and Naples.
The adaptation of the 1960s TV spy series stars Henry Cavill and Armie Hammer as agents Napoleon Solo and Illya Kuryakin, who work for the mysterious United Network Command for Law and Enforcement to battle the menace known as T.H.R.U.S.H. The film also features Alicia Vikander, with Hugh Grant in a supporting role.
Ritchie wrote the script with his Sherlock Holmes collaborator Lionel Wigram.