V for Vendetta Casting Update

Hitchhiker's Guide star confirms role in Alan Moore film.
Stephen Fry (the voice of The Guide in the upcoming Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy) confirmed that he’s got a role in V for Vendetta, the Wachowski Brothers' adaptation of the Alan Moore maxi-series.

"I'm playing the character of Gordon Deitrich, who's a chat show host who questions the authority of the people who run Britain in this post-viral fascist state, as it were," Fry told Empire Online.

Natalie Portman, Stephen Rea, James Purefoy, John Hurt, Tom Pigott-Smith and Sinead Cusack round out the cast. James McTeigue is directing from a script written by the Wachowski Brothers.

The film hits theaters Nov. 4.
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