Anderson, Bonneville Film “Viceroy’s House”

Hugh Bonneville (“Downton Abbey”) and Gillian Anderson (“Hannibal”) are set to star in Gurinder Chadha’s “Viceroy’s House” which has begun production in Jodhpur, India.

The pair are set to play Lord and Lady Mountbatten in the 1947-set drama when he assumed the post of last Viceroy who was charged with handing India back to its people.

Chadha, Paul Mayeda Berges and Moira Buffini penned the script and filming will run for eight weeks at that location. Lily Travers, Michael Gambon, Simon Callow, Manish Dayal, Huma Qureshi, Tanveer Ghani, Denzil Smith, Neeraj Kabi and Om Puri also star.

Source: Variety