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Reed Birney Joins Anya Taylor-Joy and Ralph Fiennes in Searchlight’s ‘The Menu’ (Exclusive)

Reed Birney Joins Anya Taylor-Joy and Ralph Fiennes in Searchlight’s ‘The Menu’ (Exclusive)

Reed Birney, the stage and screen veteran best known for his Tony-winning turn in “The Humans,” has joined the packed cast of Mark Mylod’s “The Menu.” The Searchlight Pictures dark comedy has already lined up an impressive ensemble of heavyweight talent, including the previously announced Anya Taylor-Joy and Ralph Fiennes. The rest of the cast includes such award winners and film favorites as Hong Chau, Nicholas Hoult, John Leguizamo, Janet McTeer, and Judith Light.

The Menu” follows a young couple on a trip to a remote island, where they have traveled to eat at an exclusive restaurant. There, the chef has prepared a lavish menu, with some shocking surprises.

Mylod, who has helmed episodes of “Succession” and “Entourage,” directs from a script by Will Tracy and Seth Reiss. Adam McKay and Betsy Koch are producing the picture. Overseeing for Searchlight are film production heads DanTram Nguyen and Katie Goodson-Thomas,

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