Los Angeles, May 9 IANS | 2 years ago

British actor Andrew Garfield has landed lead role in Martin Scorsese's project "Silence".

The 29-year-old will play the role of Father Sebastiao Rodrigues in Scorsese's adaptation of the 1966 novel by late Japanese author Shusaku Endo, reports contactmusic.com.

Scorsese first started working on a script after reading Endo's novel in 1988. Actor Ken Watanabe will also feature in the film, the shooting of which will begin in June 2014.

(Posted on 09-05-2013)