‘Swiss actor Carlos Leal is set to appear in Dee Rees and Netflix’s The Last Thing He Wanted, joining Anne Hathaway, Willem Dafoe Ben Affleck, Toby Jones, Rosie Perez, Edi Gathegi, and Mel Rodriguez in Puerto Rico where production is currently underway.
Based on Joan Didion’s 1996 novel, the pic follows journalist Elena McMahon (Hathaway) who finds herself on dangerous ground as the Iran Contra Affair’s arms for drugs plot reaches its tipping point. Rees and Marco Villalobos adapted the screenplay. Rees and Cassian Elwes are producing this film. Executive Producers are Jamin O’Brien, Wayne Godfrey, Robert Jones, Mark Lane and James Harris. Leal, whose credits include James Bond film, Casino Royale, is repped by APA.’