Benedict Cumberbatch and Adam Scott Join Cast of Black Mass Posted by Jeffrey Harris on 05.21.2014
Cumberbatch is replacing Guy Pearce…
The Boston Globe reports that Benedict Cumberbatch has been cast in the upcoming film, Black Mass, replacing Guy Pearce in the role of James "Whitey" Bulger's brother Billy Bulger. In addition, THR reports that Adam Scott has also joined the cast as FBI Agent Robert Fitzpatrick.
Black Mass is based on the book Black Mass: White Bulger, The FBI, And A Devil's Deal by Dick Lehr and Gerard O'Neill. The film follows the rise and fall of Irish mobster Whitey Bulger and is now in production in Boston