deadline.com Martin Scorsese has his Jesuit. Andrew Garfield will play the lead role of Father Rodrigues in the director’s upcoming Silence. Deadline’s Mike Flemming Jr first broke the news of the project on April 19. Variety first reported Garfield joining the long in the works film today. Silence is an adaptation of Shusaku Endo’s novel about 17th century Jesuits who to try bring Christianity to isolated apan.
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Silence Synopsis and Credits

Based on Shusaku Endo's novel of the same name, the movie centers on a Jesuit missionary facing persecution in 17th century Japan during a period of unrest.

"Silence" stars Adam Driver, Andrew Garfield, Ken Watanabe, and Liam Neeson.

Directed by Martin Scorsese.
Written by Jay Cocks.
Production company/distributor: Paramount Pictures.

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