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Check Out Jamie Dornan and Cillian Murphy as WWII Paratroopers in ‘Anthropoid’

Check Out Jamie Dornan and Cillian Murphy as WWII Paratroopers in 'Anthropoid'

The first image is up from writer/director/cinematographer Sean Ellis’ (“Metro Manila,” “Cashback”) “Anthropoid,” now filming in Czech Republic.

Set in 1941, the World War II picture stars Cillian Murphy and Jamie Dornan and centers on the real-life assassination attempt on SS general and Holocaust engineer Reinhard Heydrich. The film follows two Czech paratroopers tasked with taking out Reinhard, known in their homeland as “The Butcher of Prague.”

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“Anthropoid” is written by Ellis and Anthony Frewin (“Colour Me Kubrick”) and produced by 22h22’s Leonard Glowinski, Anita Overland, Chris Curling, Krystof Mucha and David Ondricek.

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