Uma Thurman cast in ‘The Slap’

Published On November 3, 2014 » 1252 Views» By Darren Dimmick » News, TV
Uma Thurman is set to star in the NBC mini series ‘The slap’

The Pulp fiction actress has been cast in the drama after Mary-Louise Parker who was original set to take on the role, was diagnosed with pneumonia.

The US remake of Australian author Christos Tsiolkas’ 2008 award-winning bestseller will also star Peter Sarsgaard, Thandie Newton, Zachary Quinto.

Melissa George will also star in the US remake, after starring the Australian version in 2011.

Thurman will take on the key role of Anouk, who was played by Essie Davis in the popular 2011 Australian series.

The novel is set in suburban Melbourne and follows the repercussions after a badly behaved child is slapped by a guest at a family barbecue.

The 8 part mini series is due to air sometime in 2015, as of yet no UK broadcaster has picked up the series.

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