Cillian Murphy Replaces Jason Issacs in ‘Retreat’

The actor will star alongside Thandie Newton and David Tennant.

Cillian Murphy set for Retreat
Cillian Murphy set for Retreat
We reported back in February that a trio of actors were signing onto a new British film and it seems one actor has left the project to be replaced by another. Deadline New York is reporting that Cillian Murphy has signed onto the new film Retreat.

Our earlier report indicated that Jason Isaacs and Thandie Newton would portray a husband and wife who are terrorized by a military man (David Tennant). This new story reveals that Murphy will be portraying Newton's husband.

The story follows the couple, as they get away to an island cottage, set on repairing their marriage, when Tennant's character comes along, telling them that everyone on the mainland was killed by a new airborne virus.

Carl Tibbetts is directing the film from a script he co-wrote with Janice Hallett. No production schedule for the film was released.

Retreat was released October 21st, 2011 and stars Cillian Murphy, Jamie Bell, Thandie Newton, Jimmy Yuill. The film is directed by Carl Tibbetts.

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Comments (11)

  1. Dan

    This and Tom Hardy replacing Sam Worthington on This Means War so far.

    5 years agoby @dan1Flag

  2. Diaigma

    Any other instances of this, @TheREALavatar?

    5 years agoby @diaigmaFlag

  3. slysnide

    Strange I haven't seen Tennant before in films, yet his name seems to be getting around a lot.

    5 years agoby @slysnideFlag

  4. Cripple

    Tennant and Murphy? I must see this.

    5 years agoby @crippleFlag

  5. Dan

    Take notice of Nolans power. His people are replacing others in movies. Take notice.

    5 years agoby @dan1Flag

  6. Diaigma

    Doing more than keeping the crows away, eh? :P

    5 years agoby @diaigmaFlag

  7. RojoDiablo

    Sounds interesting, ole Scarecrow's been busy here lately.

    5 years agoby @rojodiabloFlag

  8. Diaigma

    Too bad Cillian will always be Scarecrow to me :P

    5 years agoby @diaigmaFlag

  9. justatadmatt

    wait. which one is he replacing? haha
    ...story and title are different.

    5 years agoby @justatadmattFlag

  10. Goodbye

    That seems to be going around lol.Good casting choices I mean.

    5 years agoby @drifter49Flag

  11. Diaigma

    Dang, but I like this guy too, so no complaints :P

    5 years agoby @diaigmaFlag

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