EXCLUSIVE: Emmy nominee Paul Sparks (House of Cards, Boardwalk Empire), Aasif Mandvi (Blue Bloods, Younger) and newcomer Fred Hechinger (Eighth Grade) are the latest to join the cast of Human Capital, a film adaptation of Stephen Amidon’s 2005 novel. Directed by Marc Meyers and based on a screenplay from Oren Moverman, the thriller stars Liev Schreiber, Marisa Tomei, Peter Sarsgaard, Alex Wolff and Maya Hawke.
The pic centers on families who collide as they chase the American Dream. Paolo Virzì adapted the book into a 2013 Italian-language film.
Producers are Trudie Styler and Celine Rattray of Maven Pictures, Bert Marcus of Bert Marcus Film, Moverman via his Sight Unseen Pictures, and Schreiber and Matthew Stillman via their Illuminated Content.
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Sparks, repped by Gersh and One Entertainment, was most recently seen on the big screen in The Greatest Showman and Thoroughbreds. Mandvi, whose film credits include Mother’s Day and Million Dollar Arm, is repped by UTA, Sweet 180, and Hanson, Jacobson, Teller. Abrams Artists Agency and attorney Ryan LeVine rep Hechinger, who recently filmed The Woman in the Window starring Amy Adams.
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