Jeffrey Dean Morgan (TV’s “Supernatural,” “The Accidental Husband”) has joined the Weinstein Co.’s period piece “Shanghai” says The Hollywood Reporter.
Morgan plays Connor, an American killed in Japanese-occupied Shanghai before the attack on Pearl Harbor.
Paul Soames (John Cusack) sets out to investigate his friend’s murder and discovers a larger secret that the government is hiding. Ken Watanabe also stars.
Mikael Hafstrom (“1408”) is directing from a script by Hossein Amini (“The Four Feathers”). The film is in production in Thailand.