LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Kevin Bacon has joined the cast of “Frost/Nixon,” an adaptation of the hit play based on a series of televised interviews that David Frost secured with former President Nixon in 1977.
Frank Langella and Michael Sheen are reprising their Broadway roles as Nixon and Frost, respectively.
Bacon, who is set to play Nixon’s chief of staff Jack Brennan, joins Sam Rockwell, Toby Jones and Matthew Macfadyen.
Ron Howard is directing the Working Title/Universal project, which will begin shooting in late summer.
Bacon next stars in “Death Sentence,” a revenge drama set for release in August via Fox, as well as in Alison Eastwood’s “Rails and Ties,” being released by Warner Independent Pictures.