Jeremy Irons to Headline Netflix Adaptation of Robert Harris Bestseller ‘Munich’
“Watchmen” actor Jeremy Irons is headlining Netflix original film Munich, an adaptation of the bestselling 2017 novel by Robert Harris (“Fatherland”).The film is set in the fall of 1938 when Europe stands on the brink of war.
Adolf Hitler is preparing to invade Czechoslovakia and Neville Chamberlain’s government desperately seeks a peaceful solution.
With the pressure building, British civil servant Hugh Legat and Paul von Hartmann, a German diplomat, travel to Munich for the emergency conference.
As negotiations begin, the two old friends find themselves at the centre of a web of political subterfuge and very real danger.Irons plays Chamberlain, while “1917” actor George McKay portrays Legat.
The cast also includes Jannis Niehwöhner (“The Turncoat”), Liv Lisa Fries (“Babylon Berlin”), Erin Doherty (“The Crown”), Sandra Hüller (“Toni Erdmann”), August Diehl (“A Hidden Life”), Robert Bathurst (“Downton Abbey”), and Marc Limpach (“Bad Banks”).
Martin Wuttke, who played Hitler in “Inglourious Basterds,