Game of Thrones’ Carice van Houten Joins Stephan James, Jason Sudeikis in Jesse Owens Biopic
She will play infamous German director Leni Riefenstahl, who helmed 1935’s Triumph of the Will, a Nazi propaganda documentary.
Starring Stephan James as Owens, the sports-drama film is currently shooting in Berlin, where the master athlete won four gold medals at the 1936 Summer Olympics and “single-handedly crushed Adolf Hitler’s myth of Aryan supremacy.”
Directed by Stephen Hopkins and written by Joe Shrapnel and Anna Waterhouse, Race is set to premiere on
April 8, 2016 February 19, 2016 in the U.S.