Based on true events, the movie will chart the story of career conman, Robert Freegard, played by Norton, with Gemma Arterton as the woman who brought him down. Freegard was a master manipulator who convinced countless victims he was undercover MI5 in order to extort and kidnap them. Initially falling for his charms, Arterton’s character became the architect of his downfall and her actions led to his conviction and arrest.
James Norton (McMafia), Gemma Arterton (The King's Man), Shazad Latif (Star Trek Discovery), Marisa Abela (Industry), Edwina Findley (The Wire) and Julian Barratt (The Mighty Boosh)
Declan Lawn and Adam Patterson (The Salisbury Poisonings)
Michael Bronner (The Mauritanian, Captain Phillips)