Rings of Power star Morfydd Clark lands next movie role

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Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power star Morfydd Clark has landed her next movie role in Uncle, an upcoming revenge thriller from director Joe Marcantonio.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the film follows barely teenage Millie and her Uncle John (Ṣọpẹ́ Dìrísù), who set out on a quest for vengeance after their family is brutally murdered.

However, as they close in on the people responsible, Millie is forced to choose whether or not she should seek revenge, and face the harsh introduction to adulthood it brings.

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While Clarke's exact role in Uncle hasn't been confirmed yet, the actress said in a statement: "I'm thrilled to be working on a project so specific to rural Wales but with so much resonance with contemporary issues affecting people everywhere.

"The script gripped me and working with such talented filmmakers, cast and crew is a dream."

Eddie Marsan, who most recently starred in Prime Video series The Power, has also joined the cast in an undisclosed role.

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Marcantonio, who co-wrote the script alongside Owynne Dawkins, said in a statement of his own: "This really is a dream cast for me, with three of the most incredible actors around – I'm so excited for us all to get started and to bring this amazing story to life."

In other news, filming for the second season of Rings of Power is officially underway in the UK. Recently speaking about the new season, Galadriel star Clark teased that there are plenty of "interesting villains coming".

The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power streams on Prime Video.

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