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Jonathan Rhys Meyers has joined the cast of Roland Emmerich's gay rights drama Stonewall.

The Dracula actor joins War Horse's Jeremy Irvine in the film, which will chronicle the 1969 riots following a raid at the Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village, New York City.

Irvine plays young gay man Danny Winters, who discovers his love for politics during the turbulent times. Upon arrival in New York, he is led to the Stonewall Inn, where he meets the suave Trevor, played by Rhys Meyers.

Ron Perlman, Joey King, Jonny Beauchamp and Caleb Landry Jones have also been added to the cast ahead of the start of production, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Stonewall's script was written by Jon Robin Baitz (Brothers & Sisters).

Michael Fossat, Marc Frydman and Emmerich are slated to produce. Kirstin Winkler and Adam Press will serve as executive producers on the drama. »


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