Date: 27th September 2019
Fresh off her Best Actress Emmy win for "Killing Eve", Jodie Comer is in talks to join the cast of Ridley Scott's revenge drama "The Last Duel" at Disney-Fox.
Matt Damon and Ben Affleck co-star in the film set in 14th century France, the story follows a man who goes to war and returns to discover a friend of his has raped his wife.
Comer would play the female lead in a revenge story set in 14th century about a woman who claims she’s been raped by her husband’s best friend. But when no one believes her accusation, her husband challenges his friend to a duel, the last legally sanctioned duel in the country’s history.
We first reported on the film back in July when we learned that it would be the long-awaited re-teaming of Ben Affleck and Matt Damon, who would star and also work on the script with Nicole Holofcener.
Source: Press Release