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Carice van Houten Rides with the "Valkyrie"

June 14, 2007 (6:51 am) GMT
Dutch actress Carice van Houten is claimed to have been cast in Bryan Singer's WWII thriller "Valkyrie" as the wife of Tom Cruise's character.
Carice Van Houten

On the way to make her debut in an American feature, Dutch actress has secured a starring slot in Bryan Singer's WWII thriller "", her manager has revealed.

Appears to be the first female star in the cast, van Houten will play the wife of 's character Claus Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg, a real-life Nazi officer who hatched a scheme to assassinate Adolph Hitler at the height of WWII. Accompanied the two in the lineup reportedly are , , , and besides , who has been confirmed to portray a German general helping von Stauffenberg construct the plan.

Filming is due to begin next month in Berlin for United Artist to distribute in 2008. Pic will be made from the script written by Christopher McQuarrie and Nathan Alexander with the former also producing alongside Singer and Cruise.

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