Falling off her Oscar-nominated role in Hillbilly Elegy, Glenn Close has joined Tehran as a lead in Season 2 of Apple TV+’s international espionage thriller series.
Close will play the new series role of Marjan Montazeri, a British lady, living in Tehran.
I hear Close is a major fan of the series, from Moshe Zonder and Omri Shenhar, and communicated interest in reading the new role which was made for her.
She recently joined another drama series, FX’s The Shield, for a season-long series v, which procured her an Emmy assignment and prompted her own series, FX’s Damages, which landed her two Emmy Awards. Tehran checks just the third series regular role.
Tehran tells the story of Mossad specialist Tamar Rabinyan (Niv Sultan), who dives deep secret on a perilous mission in Tehran that puts her and everybody around her in dire jeopardy.
Close joins an outfit cast that includes stars Sultan, Shaun Toub and Shervin Alenabi.
Tehran, which debuted on Israeli organization Kan 11 and worldwide on Apple TV+ on September 25, 2020 and was immediately renewed for a second season, was made by Zonder, Dana Eden and Maor Kohn, and coordinated by Daniel Syrkin. Shenhar fills in as essayist close by Zonder. Syrkin and Shenhar are likewise co-makers. The leader makers are Eden and Shula Spiegel for Donna and Shula Productions, Zonder, Shenhar, Syrkin, Alon Aranya for Paper Plane Productions, Julien Leroux for Paper Entertainment, Peter Emerson for Cineflix Studios, and Eldad Koblenz for Kan 11. Tehran is dispersed globally by Cineflix Rights.
Close prior this year got her eighth Oscar nomination for Hillbilly Elegy. She will next be found in the feature Swan Song. She is repped by CAA, MGMT Entertainment and Loeb and Loeb.
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