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Debra Messing, John Cleese Join Cast of ALBION: RISE OF THE DANAANN


Deadline reports that John Cleese and Debra Messing have signed on to the cast of the upcoming fantasy film ALBION: RISE OF THE DANANN.

The film centers on "a 12-year-old girl (Avery Rath) who is carried away to a faraway land on a magical horse."According to the report, Cleese will take on the role of the tyrannical leader of Albion. Messing will play the queen. Filming is set to get underway this month. Castille Landon will direct from a script that she wrote along with Ryan O'Nan and Sarah Scougal.

The actors join previously announced cast members Liam McIntyre (Spartacus: War of Damned, The Flash), Daniel Sharman (Teen Wolf, The Originals), Stephen Dorff, Jennifer Morrison,Richard Kind and Johnny Sequoyah.

The film is expected to hit hteaters in the summer of 2016.

Photo Credit: Walter McBride / WM Photos

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