André Holland in Othello: first look photos

The ”Moonlight” actor is playing opposite Mark Rylance as Iago in the Shakespeare’s Globe production

Andre Holland in Othello
André Holland in Othello
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Images have been released offering a first look at André Holland as Othello in rehearsals for the upcoming Shakespeare's Globe Production.

Holland plays the titular role in Shakespeare's tragedy opposite Mark Rylance as Iago.

Holland's credits include films Moonlight and Selma as well as 42 and The Knick.

Claire Van Kampen directs the show, and designs are from Jonathan Fensom and the music will also be composed by van Kampen.

The rest of the cast include Sheila Atim (Girl From the North Country) as Emilia, Catherine Bailey (Julius Caesar, Dr Scroggy's War) will play Bianca and Doge of Venice, William Chubb (This House, Racing Demon) will play Brabantio, Stefan Donnelly (Titus Andronicus) will play Roderigo, Micah Loubon, Clemmie Sveaas and Ira Mandela Siobhan will join as Chorus, Aaron Pierre (Britannia) will play Cassio, Badria Timimi (Unforgotten Father Brown) will play Lodovica and Jessica Warbeck (Much Ado About Nothing, One Man, Two Guvnors) will play Desdemona.

The show opens in July.