Shannon plays Montag's fire chief and mentor, Captain Beatty, who ends up not being the greatest role model for a burgeoning free-thinker. The latest movie version of Ray Bradbury's iconic sci-fi novel is being directed by Shannon's99 Homes helmer Ramin Bahrani, who co-wrote the script with his 99 Homes co-scribe Amir Naderi and is executive producing. Folks, if this is reason to get excited, I don't know what is. For those unaware, the dystopian story takes place in a frightening future "where books are outlawed and "firemen" burn any that are found".
Frank Darabont, director of The Shawshank Redemption, The Green Mile, and The Mist and creator of The Walking Dead TV series, tried to adapt Fahrenheit 451 for many years, and had Tom Hanks attached to star at one point, but it never worked out. When Montag meets an idealistic teenager named Clarisse McClellan, he begins to rethink his work and the society he lives in.
Since then, there have been some attempts to produce a new adaptation; Mel Gibson notably held the rights to the book for his own adaptation, but abandoned the project in 1999. Shannon just deservedly received a supporting actor Oscar nom for Nocturnal Animals, and of course played General Zod in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.
What do you guys think of the casting for Fahrenheit 451?
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