A killer cast has been announced to join Orlando Bloom in Killer Joe at Trafalgar Studios.
Sophie Cookson, Adam Gillen, Neve McIntosh and Steffan Rhodri are to join Orlando Bloom in Killer Joe in London’s West End. Orlando Bloom plays a copy who moonlights as a killer-for-hire in playwright Tracy Letts’ black comic thriller Killer Joe.
The Smith family hatch a plan to murder their estranged matriarch for her insurance money. They hire Joe Cooper, a police detective and part-time contract killer, to do the job. But once he enters their trailer home and comes face to face with their innocent daughter, the plan spirals out of control…
A tense, gut-twisting thriller, Killer Joe, directed by Simon Evans (The Dazzle and Bug at Found111 and current West End hit The Best Man at The Playhouse) asks where the moral line is drawn in the fight for survival.
Sophie Cookson (‘Sidney’ in Netflix series Gypsy, secret agent Roxanne “Roxy” Morton in the films Kingsman: The Secret Service and its sequel Kingsman: The Golden Circle).
Adam Gillen (currently starring at the National Theatre as Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in the acclaimed production of Amadeus, and best known as Liam in five series of ITV’s Benidorm).
Neve McIntosh (Dr Who Lizard Queen Madam Vastra, a sword-wielding, human-eating late Victorian crime fighter and Kay Gillies, an award-winning career-minded architect in BBC1’s thriller The Replacement).
Steffan Rhodri (Labour Whip Walter Harrison in James Graham’s This House at the Garrick Theatre, and best known for portraying Dave Coaches on Gavin & Stacey and as Reg Cattermole in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part I).
Killer Joe is produced by Emily Dobbs Productions and Empire Street Productions.
Killer Joe plays from 18 May – 18 August 2018 at Trafalgar Studios.