Ben Kingsley signed on for the role of Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann in historical drama in the spirit of “Operation Argo” and “Munich” ”the Final operation” (“Operation Finale”). The main role in the film will play Oscar Isaac.
In the center of the plot the chief operating officer of Israeli intelligence “Mossad” Peter Malkin (Isaac), whose family was destroyed by the Nazis during the Second world war in connection with ethnic cleansing. In 1960, Malkin has personally carried out the seizure of the Nazi criminal Adolf Eichmann, one of the main “architects” of the Holocaust is directly responsible for the mass extermination of Jews. After the war, Eichmann fled to Argentina from the court. There he tracked down the agents of “Mossad”, was seized and brought to Israel where he stood trial and was later executed.
The script for the film was written by Matthew Orton, Director: Chris Weitz, producers: Brian kavanaugh-Jones and Fred Berger (“La La land”) for the company Automatik, as well as Oscar Isaac and Jason Spire of Inspire Entertainment for. Shooting will begin this fall in Argentina.