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Robert Zemeckis' Universal Drama Casts a Villain

Robert Zemeckis' Universal Drama Casts a Villain

Robert Zemeckis' real-life drama has found a villain in German actor Falk Hentschel.

The untitled Universal project is based on Jeff Malmberg's 2010 doc Marwencol, which followed a man who builds a miniature WWII-era village as a way to recover from a violent assault.

Steve Carell will be starring as artist Mark Hogancamp, who give himself a fictitious alter ego that lives inside the village. Hentschel will play "Hauptsturmsfuhrer Ludwig Topf," the sadistic Nazi captain to a squad of SS Storm Troopers who terrify the people of Belgium. 

Janelle Monae, Leslie Mann and Eiza González also star.

Zemeckis co-wrote the screenplay with Caroline Thompson...

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