EXCLUSIVE: Brendan Gleeson has joined Live By Night, the adaptation of the Dennis Lehane novel that Ben Affleck scripted and is directing in Los Angeles for Warner Bros. Gleeson, who was just nominated for the British Independent Film Awards for his work in Suffragette, joins Affleck, Scott Eastwood, Zoe Saldana, Sienna Miller, Elle Fanning and Chris Cooper. Gleeson will play the father of Affleck and Eastwood’s characters in the Prohibition era drama.

Gleeson recently wrapped Assassin’s Creed opposite Michael Fassbender and will next be seen in the Ron Howard-directed In the Heart Of The Sea. He also wrapped the Vincent Perez-directed Alone In Berlin opposite Emma Thompson and just wrapped with Fassbender Trespass Against Us. He’s repped by Gotham/Principal and The Agency.