Melling is has previously starred in films like ‘The Ballad of Buster Scruggs’ and ‘The Old Guard’. Apart from these films, he has also enacted in a web series ‘The Queen’s Gambit’ that even proved successful at the box office.
The Pale Blue Eye: Harry Melling to play Edgar Allan Poe in murder mystery https://t.co/Ypu3cJluPe
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He’s an English actor who is best known for playing the role of Dudley Dursley in the famous Harry Potter films.
The 32 year old actor will now play the role of novelist Edgar Allan Poe in the upcoming mystery film.
Please note that ‘Pale Blue Eye’ is actually based on a 2003 novel by Louis Bayard.
The film is going to be a thriller and revolves around a series of murders cases that need to be solved. All these murders took place in the year 1830 at the US Military Academy at West Point.
In order to investigate the cause of these murders, an investigating officer named Bale is appointed.
In order to help him solve the murders, young cadet (Melling) comes forward who later becomes the world’s most popular author Edgar Allan Poe.
As you see, the film marks the reunion between Cooper and Bale who have worked in many films in the past including ‘Hostiles’ and ‘Out of the Furnace’. They are also expected to produce a film together alongside Cross Creek’s Tyler Thompson and John Lesher.
On the other hand, Melling will soon star alongside Frances McDormand and Denzel Washington in ‘The Tragedy of Macbeth’ directed by Joel Coen.
As per the update, he is also going to feature in ‘Please Baby Please’ opposite Karl Glusman, Demi Moore and Andrea Riseborough. This film is progressing well on the sets and has just finished its production.
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