British actor Hugh Grant has been cast in the role of the Olympian Greek God Zeus in Charlie Covell’s mythological epic Kaos for Netflix reported MSN.
According to the media outlet, the series, which is due to go into production later this summer, is described as a bold and darkly comic, ‘contemporary vision of a mythical world’.
Kaos’s plot will follow Greek gods and their schemes, with Hugh, 61, portraying Zeus’s insecure and vengeful character.
The impressive cast will also feature Janet McTeer, David Thewlis, Cliff Curtis, Killian Scott, Aurora Perrineau, Misia Butler, Leila Farzad, Nabhaan Rizwan, Rakie Ayola and Stanley Townsend.
Creator Charlie Covell told Deadline: ‘I’m absolutely thrilled to be making KAOS, and I can’t think of a more exciting or dynamic team of people to bring everything to life.
‘Georgi (Banks-Davies) and Runyararo (Mapfumo) are both visionary directors with pleasingly dark senses of humour — I’m delighted to be working with them both,.
‘I believe I’m still in shock at the news that Hugh Grant has agreed to play Zeus — this was my dream.
‘He’s leading a stupendous cast of actors and we’re extremely honoured to have them all on board. I can’t wait for filming to begin.’