Riz Ahmed in talks to play Hamlet in upcoming Netflix adaptation of Shakespearean play
This adaptation of Hamlet, which may star Riz Ahmed, will be set in modern-day London, which faces economic and political uncertainty
Los Angeles: The Night Of star Riz Ahmed is in talks to play one of Shakespeare's greatest characters in a contemporary movie adaptation of Hamlet.
The British-Pakistani actor, who became the man of Asian descent to win an Emmy award recently, is teaming up with Mike Lesslie for the Netflix project.
Lesslie, who penned another Shakespearean adaptation with 2015's Macbeth, featuring Michael Fassbender in the titular role, will write the adaptation which is set in modern-day London, facing economic and political uncertainty, reported Deadline.
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