Rory Kinnear will play Josef K in Kafka's The Trial
Rory Kinnear will play Josef K in Kafka's The Trial
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Rory Kinnear, Romola Garai and Janie Dee are among those featuring in the Young Vic Theatre's new season.

Richard Jones will direct a version of Franz Kafka's The Trial adapted by Nick Gill, starring Rory Kinnear as Josef K. It will run from 19 June to 8 August 2015.

In October, Joe Hill-Gibbins will direct Romola Garai in Measure for Measure. Garai will play Isabella in the Shakespearean comedy, which opens on 2 October and plays until 7 November 2015.

The season also features a new play by Simon Stephens directed by Ivo Van Hove, who helmed the acclaimed A View From the Bridge starring Mark Strong. The play, titled Song From Far Away, will play a limited run from 3 to 19 September.

Natalie Abrahami will direct a production of Eugene O'Neill's only comedy Ah, Wilderness!, opening on 12 April 2015. The cast includes Georgia Bourke, Janie Dee, George MacKay, Martin Marquez, Eleanor McLoughlin, Dominic Rowan, Susannah Wise and Ashley Zhangazha, and it runs until 23 May.

Also in the season is a version of Macbeth, co-directed by Carrie Cracknell and Lucy Guerin, which will blend theatre and dance. Running from 26 November 2015 to 16 January 2016, it will reunite Cracknell and Guerin following their Medea at the National Theatre.

Finally, in the Maria studio theatre, will be an "interactive theatre game" called World Factory which looks at the textile trade in China (11-30 May) and a revival of Marguerite Duras's La Musica (24 September - 17 October).

Today also sees the release of a short film directed by and starring Gillian Anderson. Called The Departure, the film sees Anderson reprise her role of Blanche DuBois in a prequel to A Streetcar Named Desire.