The enigmatic expedition leader of the Italia, Umberto Nobile, will be played by Daniel Caltagirone. The British actor has enjoyed success in prominent roles by renowned directors such as Danny Boyle in THE BEACH, Guy Ritchie in LOCK STOCK, and Roman Polanski in the Oscarwinning THE PIANIST opposite Adrien Brody. He has also starred in internationally acclaimed shows such as Friends and THE TUDORS, and will soon be seen as one of the leads alongside Dustin Hoffman in the eight-episode TV drama KINGDOM OF GOLD.
After almost 200 movies that resulted in a multitude of acting awards and nominations including a Golden Globe nomination for CAMELOT, Franco Nero is a living legend in countries all across the globe.
The German actor already has an impressive filmography, having started his acting career at the age of 12. In 2007, he was cast as lead actor Michael Berg in Stephen Daldry’s Oscar-winning THE READER opposite Kate Winslet, a role for which he was able to add a European Film Award nomination to the long list of awards and nominations he has accumulated despite his young years.
After two decades as an actor, Götz Otto‘s filmography includes over 100 productions. The prolific German actor additionally appears in at least one theater production per year. Internationally, he is best known for his work in TOMORROW NEVER DIES, IRON SKY, THE PILLARS OF THE EARTH and CLOUD ATLAS.