WillemDafoe has joined Jeff Goldblum in the cast of Paul Schrader's Holocaust drama AdamResurrected whichis being financed and produced by Bleiberg Entertainment.
Bleiberg'schairman and CEO Ehud Bleiberg is producing the film with Werner Wirsing, headof German distributor EMS/3L. Ulf Israel is executive producer.
Based onthe novel by Yoram Kaniuk, the film tells the story of a former circusentertainer who was spared the gas chamber so he might entertain thousands ofJews as they were marched to their deaths. He is now the ringleader at anasylum populated by survivors.
Principalphotography is scheduled to begin in April 2007 in Germany, Romania and Israel.Bleiberg is handling worldwide sales on the film.
Dafoe isrepresented by Endeavor and Widescreen Management; Ehud Bleiberg, attorneyRobert Nau and Johnnie Planco of Parseghian Planco negotiated on behalf ofBleiberg.