Cooper, Carney Caught In Tempest

Chris Cooper and former musician Reeve Carney have joined the cast of Julie Taymor’s new film take on Shakespeare’s “The Tempest” says The Hollywood Reporter.

Cooper will play Antonio, who usurps the Duchess of Milan, Prospera (Helen Mirren). Carney plays Ferdinand, the son of the king of Naples (Jeremy Irons).

Shooting is set to start next week in Hawaii.