Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Ron Perlman and Joey King have joined Jeremy Irvine on the cast of Stonewall.

Roland Emmerich has commenced principal photography on the story about a young man embroiled in the 1969 Stonewall Riots that triggered the modern gay civil rights movement.

Rounding out the key cast are Jonny Beauchamp, Caleb Landry Jones, Karl Glusman, Vlademir Alexis and Alexandre Nachi.

Jon Robin Baitz wrote the screenplay and the producers are Michael Fossat, Marc Frydman, Emmerich and Carsten Lorenz. Kirstin Winkler, Adam Press and Michael Roban are the executive producers.