Supercon: True Blood star Ryan Kwanten joins John Malkovich
The con is on for Ryan Kwanten.
EW has confirmed that the Australian actor known for his work on HBO’s True Blood has landed a role Supercon, a heist comedy set against the backdrop of a comic book convention.
Kwanten will play a fast-talking voice actor who’s part of a ragtag group that sets out to rob a crooked promoter and a domineering former TV star. He joins a cast including John Malkovich, Maggie Grace (who will also star alongside Kwanten in the thriller Category 5), Mike Epps, and CariDee English.
Zak Knutson is directing Supercon, which he co-wrote with Andrew Sipes, and production is currently underway in New Orleans.
Deadline first reported Kwanten’s casting.