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A Hologram for the King (2016) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Tom Tykwer

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)  

Dave Eggers ... (novel)
Tom Tykwer ... (screenplay)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

Tom Hanks ... Alan
Omar Elba ... Yousef (as Alexander Black)
Sarita Choudhury ... Zahra
Sidse Babett Knudsen ... Hanne
Tracey Fairaway ... Kit
Jane Perry ... Ruby
Tom Skerritt ... Ron
Michael Baral ... Young Ron
Lewis Rainer ... Young Alan
Alexander Molkenthin Alexander Molkenthin ... Kid Alan
Xara Eich Xara Eich ... Young Kit
David Menkin ... Brad
Christy Meyer ... Cayley
Megan Maczko ... Rachel
Ben Whishaw ... Dave
Eric Meyers ... Eric Randall
Khalid Laith ... Karim Al-Ahmad
Amira El Sayed ... Maha
Waleed Elgadi ... Sayed
Dhafer L'Abidine ... Hasan (as Dhaffer L'Abidine)
Zaydun Khalaf ... Mohammed
Boughara Mohamed Boughara Mohamed ... Hamza
Jay Abdo ... Dr. Haddad
Johannes Ahn Johannes Ahn ... Anaesthesia Man
Mohamed Lemsaweb Mohamed Lemsaweb ... Man Singing Prayer
Atheer Adel ... Prince Jalawi
Mohamed Attifi Mohamed Attifi ... The King (as Attifi Mohamed)
Ettanji Abdel Ilah Ettanji Abdel Ilah ... Jameelah's Husband
Jon Donahue ... Ted
Jeff Burrell ... Party Man 1
Ian T. Dickinson Ian T. Dickinson ... Party Man 2 (as Ian Dickinson)
Nadia Niazi Nadia Niazi ... Zahra's Colleague
Julia Temtsin Julia Temtsin ... Vodka Lady
Mathias Harrebye-Brandt Mathias Harrebye-Brandt ... Viking
Raquel Stern Raquel Stern ... Eric Randall's Secretary
Vinod Subramanian Vinod Subramanian ... Edward
Zaki Al Rahman Zaki Al Rahman ... Receptionist
Asachan Nanwani Asachan Nanwani ... Receptionist
Mohamed Sofine Mohamed Sofine ... Receptionist
Kamal Shadadpuri Kamal Shadadpuri ... Receptionist
Panwala Soeb Panwala Soeb ... Receptionist
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Janis Ahern ... Catherine Flynn (uncredited)
Mamdouh Al-Harthy Mamdouh Al-Harthy ... Jasem the shopkeeper (uncredited)
Jassim Alsaady Jassim Alsaady ... Cousin #1 (uncredited)
Tamer Doghem Tamer Doghem ... Atif (uncredited)
Michael Ihnow ... Alan's colleague (uncredited)
Rolf Saxon ... Joe Trivoli (uncredited)
Alexander Yassin Alexander Yassin ... Zahra's Driver (uncredited)

Produced by 

Mamdouh Al-Harthy ... associate producer
Stefan Arndt ... producer
Gero Bauknecht ... executive producer
Claudia Bluemhuber ... executive producer
Alex Boden ... associate producer
Karim Debbagh ... co-producer: Morocco
Michael Dreher ... co-producer: Morocco
Irene Gall ... executive producer
Léonard Glowinski ... co-producer
Gary Goetzman ... producer
Arcadiy Golubovich ... producer
Bill Johnson ... executive producer
Marcus Loges ... line producer
Matthew J. Malek ... co-executive producer
Ulli Neumann ... line producer: X Filme
Tim O'Hair ... producer
Gastón Pavlovich ... executive producer (as Gaston Pavlovich)
Shervin Pishevar ... executive producer
Ola Roshdy ... service producer: Egypt
Silvio Saade ... line producer: Saudi Arabia (as Silvio Saadé)
Sabine Schenk ... line producer: US, Boston
Uwe Schott ... producer
Jim Seibel ... executive producer
Steve Shareshian ... executive producer (as Steven Shareshian)

Music by 

Johnny Klimek
Tom Tykwer

Cinematography by 

Frank Griebe

Film Editing by 

Alexander Berner

Casting By 

Noureddine Aberdine
Michelle Guish
Avy Kaufman ... (u.s casting)
Gaby Kester
Mounir Saguia ... (Morocco)

Production Design by 

Uli Hanisch

Art Direction by 

Abdellah Baadil
Daniel Chour
Kai Koch ... supervising art director
Marco Trentini ... (art direction)

Costume Design by 

Pierre-Yves Gayraud

Makeup Department 

Dana Bieler ... additional hair stylist / additional makeup artist
Anja Bissinger ... additional hair stylist / additional makeup artist
Anna Sophie Evenkamp ... additional hair stylist (as Anna Evenkamp) / additional makeup artist (as Anna Evenkamp)
Maria Jittou ... hair stylist / makeup artist / makeup artist: Morocco
Jan Kempkens-Odemski ... additional hair stylist / additional makeup artist
Heike Merker ... hair designer / makeup designer
Daniel Parker ... hair designer / makeup designer
Elise Tillmann ... additional hair stylist / additional makeup artist
Jordi Morera ... special makeup effects artist: Twilight Creations Crew (uncredited)

Production Management 

Adil Abdelwahab ... unit production manager
Majid Aoulad Abdellah ... production manager
Christopher Berg ... post-production supervisor
Miki Emmrich ... production manager
Sebastian Neitsch ... unit production manager: Morocco
Anja Wedell ... production supervisor

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Noureddine Aberdine ... first assistant director
Jassim Alsaady ... cultural advisor / first assistant director: second unit: Saudi Unit
Tobias Asam ... third assistant director
Dennis Becker ... second second assistant director: Germany
Rachid Doha ... third assistant director
Akram Elkouzouz ... third assistant director
Sebastian Fahr-Brix ... first assistant director
Mustapha Grumij ... first assistant director
Aladin Hasic ... second unit director / second unit director: second unit
Mohammed Hamza Regragui ... second assistant director (Morocco)

Art Department 

Abdellah Baadil ... assistant art director
Laura Bach ... set designer
Tanja Baumgartner ... set designer
Karim Elamri ... lead set dresser
Ouassel Elkilali ... graphic designer
Alex Friedrich ... prop maker
Leif Hendel ... concept artist
Anna Jarocka ... art department runner
Marko Kaiser ... property buyer
Andrea Kessler ... stand-by props
Thorsten Klein ... assistant art director
Alexander Lambriev ... property master
Claudio Magrini ... construction coordinator / contruction manager
Redouane Nasserdine ... art department coordinator
Soufiane Ousaadi ... stand-by props: Germany / stand-by props: Morocco
Mohamed Rakaa ... assistant set decorator
Stephanie Rass ... set designer: prep
Amin Rharda ... property master: morocco
Dalia Salamah ... graphic designer
Niklas Schmidt ... art department coordinator
Tabea Schweiger ... assistant property master
Alwara Thaler ... set decoration buyer
Kurt van der Basch ... storyboard/concept artist (as Kurt Van Der Basch)

Sound Department 

Peter Brückelmayer ... boom operator
Peter S. Carlstedt ... adr mixer
Nishanth Dass ... assistant recording engineer
Iain Eyre ... adr supervisor / dialogue supervisor
Jay Fisher ... adr mixer
Peter Gleaves ... adr mixer
Dino Herrmann ... music mix engineer
Thomas Kalbér ... assistant re-recording mixer
Kyle D. Krajewski ... adr mixer
Frank Kruse ... supervising sound editor
Matthias Lempert ... re-recording mixer
Steve Little ... adr editor / dialogue supervisor
Carsten Richter ... foley artist
Kuen-Il Song ... foley editor
Markus Stemler ... sound effects editor
Marcus Sujata ... foley effects mixer
Hanse Warns ... foley mixer
Roland Winke ... sound mixer

Special Effects by 

Marcel Caspers ... special effects technician vomit effect
Björn Friese ... special effects: supervisor vomit effect mr. hanks
Sven Hübner ... armourer

Visual Effects by 

Robert Aldag ... visual effects coordinator: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Benjamin Aulinger ... digital compositor (as Benjamin Kaczorek)
Friderieke Bach ... cg artist: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Konstantin Borchert ... digital compositor: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Angelo Caruso ... title artist
Christopher Chaber ... visual effects editor: ARRI
Peter Colebatch ... cg artist: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Andrei Dimitriu ... compositing artist
Sebastian Elsner ... pipeline td: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Tim Emeis ... digital compositor: ARRI VFX
Markus Frank ... digital compositor: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Andreas Giesen ... fx td: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Rene Grasser ... visual effects producer: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Shawn Griswold ... digital compositor
Christoph Hasche ... digital compositor: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Aria Heidari ... digital compositor
Nadine Heinz ... junior visual effects coordinator: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Roy Hoes ... digital compositor: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Oliver Hohn ... compositing supervisor: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Markus Hund ... 3d artist
Petter Idestroem ... digital compositor: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Dziga Kaiser ... matte painter: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Julia Kietzmann ... digital compositor: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Nina Knott ... visual effects producer
Natalie Meffert ... digital compositor: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Patrick Patzschke ... junior compositing artist
Robert Pinnow ... visual effects supervisor: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Paul Poetsch ... senior compositing artist: ARRI
Olivia Puchalla ... cg artist: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Steffen Richter ... digital compositor: RISE Visual Effects Studios
David Salamon ... cg supervisor: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Alexander Scherffig ... digital compositor: ARRI VFX
Thorsten Scholz ... digital compositor: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Rayk Schroeder ... digital compositor: RISE Visual Effects Studios
David Schulz ... cg artist: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Oliver Schulz ... cg supervisor: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Jérémie Sebban ... system administrator: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Min Tesch ... digital compositor
Stefan Tischner ... digital compositor
Dominik Trimborn ... visual effects supervisor: ARRI
Andreas Vincent Weber ... digital compositor
Jonathan Weber ... digital compositor: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Johannes Weiss ... matchmove artist: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Sebastian Wernicke ... matchmove artist: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Pascal Xander ... cg artist: RISE Visual Effects Studios

Stunts 

Hicham El Ghorfi ... precision stunt driver

Camera and Electrical Department 

Christian Almesberger ... camera operator: "b" camera / first assistant camera: "a" camera
Frédéric Batier ... still photographer
Sebastian Behrens ... electrician
Amine Boudour ... camera operator
Celio Castro ... electrician
Sifeddine El Amine ... still photographer
Lotfi El Gorda ... first assistant camera
Mads Gutowski ... electrician
Oliver Haas ... best boy: lighting
Aladin Hasic ... Cinematographer: 2nd unit / second unit cinematographer
Dietmar Haupt ... rigging gaffer
Jan Hinrich Hoffmann ... underwater camera operator
Zouggar Abdel Jalil ... electrician
Daniel Jopp ... electrician
Habib Kadamani ... Focus Puller: second unit
Bruno Keller ... additional lighting technician (Berlin part)
Glenn König ... key grip
Naoufal Lamkealal ... grip
Anton Meister ... dimmer board operator (German part)
Rachid Mssiaidi ... key grip: Morocco
Marcus Pohlus ... steadicam operator
Helmut Prein ... gaffer
Axel Scholz ... electrician
Tom Trambow ... still photographer
Uwe Zegnotat ... clapper loader
Abdel jalil Zouggar ... electrician (as Abdeljalil Zougar)

Animation Department 

Lukas Kampichler ... compositing artist: Neuer Österreichischer Trickfilm
Santiago Lopez Jover ... animator: Neuer Österreichischer Trickfilm (as Santiago López)
Hilde Renner ... animator: Neuer Österreichischer Trickfilm
Johannes Schiehsl ... animation producer: Neuer Österreichischer Trickfilm
Guillermo Segui ... animator: Neuer Österreichischer Trickfilm
Benjamin Swiczinsky ... animation producer: Neuer Österreichischer Trickfilm / animator: Neuer Österreichischer Trickfilm / storyboard artist: Neuer Österreichischer Trickfilm
Conrad Tambour ... animation producer: Neuer Österreichischer Trickfilm
Sascha Vernik ... animator: Neuer Österreichischer Trickfilm

Casting Department 

Amine Louadni ... casting
Alan Scott Neal ... casting associate
Annika Sell ... extras casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Wyatt Bartlett ... personal costumer: T. Hanks
Dominique Cristina ... costume buyer
Dorothea Kulhawy ... costumer
Elisabeth Martirena ... assistant costume designer: breakdown artist / breakdown artist: breakdown artist
Oriol Nogues ... assistant costume designer
Bettina Seifert ... costume supervisor
Lisa Spengler ... set costumer

Editorial Department 

Arne Hastedt ... head of production
Natalie Helgath ... colorist: dailies
Lukas Lerch ... post-production assistant
Traudl Nicholson ... lead colorist
Chris A. Peterson ... additional editor
Manuel Scholz ... first assistant editor

Location Management 

Mustapha Bediar ... assistant location manager
Jaouad El Kacimi ... locations
David Pieper ... location manager
Steve Sauthoff ... assistant location manager
Mario Wittmann ... assistant location manager

Music Department 

Justin Bell ... arranger / orchestrator
Hans Hafner ... additional programming
G.C. Johnson ... musician: guitars (as Gregory Johnson)
Gabriel Isaac Mounsey ... lead score arranger / lead score programmer
Steven Phillips ... composer: additional music
Gene Pritsker ... lead orchestrator / orchestrator
Stuart Roslyn ... trailer score composer
Jonathan Levi Shanes ... additional score arranger / additional score programmer
Frank Kruse ... music editor (uncredited)

Transportation Department 

Hicham El Ghorfi ... picture car coordinator
Redouane Fihi ... transportation captain
Daniel Huhn ... second driver to Tom Hanks
Robert J. Napier ... production driver
Philipp von Bremen ... transportation captain

Other crew 

Ahmed Al-Ibrahim ... consultant
Jassim Alsaady ... dialect coach / dialogue coach
Jaafar Ameur ... production assistant
Cassandra Barbour ... rights and clearances
Andreas Bareiss ... legal counsel (as Dr. Andreas Bareiss)
Michael Barnes ... legal services
Taoufiq Belemqadem ... security manager
Carles Berot ... marketing and creative services
Marie Brock ... adr artist
Gero Brugmann ... legal advisor: financing
Nori Chia ... assistant: G. Goetzman
Ron Eastman ... security: Mr. Hanks
Seloua El Gouni ... assistant production coordinator
Asmae Elamrani ... assistant production accountant
Rabi Elliq ... accountant: model unit
Brahim Elmouatamid ... production assistant
Ingo Fischer ... rights and clearances
Bianca Folger ... assistant: U. Schott / S. Arndt
Ursula Gaida ... payroll accountant
Leo Haidar ... legal counsel
Kenneth Hartl ... set doctor
Houda Hechadi ... production coordinator
Medical Herz ... medic
Yvonne Höft ... assistant accountant
Sven Jenuwein ... set manager: Germany
François Lardenois ... production coordinator
Craig Love ... security: Mr. Hanks
Jens Matthiaschk ... shipping coordinator
Elisa Nitschke ... assistant: T. Tykwer
My Mustapha Oikil ... medic
Andreas Penkin ... cashier
Marcellus Puhlemann ... music legal affairs
Sooki Raphael ... assistant: Mr. Hanks (as Susan 'Sooki' Raphael)
Dalia Salamah ... graphic designer
Johannes Schwerdt ... production controller
Jack Sheehan ... Manager International Sales
Larissa Trüby ... making of
Harro von Have ... legal services: co-production
Richard Wells ... assistant: A. Golubovich / T. O'Hair
Ghadeer Zainy ... cultural advisor: Saudi Arabia

Thanks 

Christina Bentlage ... thanks
Dave Eggers ... Tom Tykwer wishes to thank
Petra Müller ... thanks
Gerd Schepers ... thanks
Lana Wachowski ... Tom Tykwer wishes to thank

See also

Release Dates | Official Sites | Company Credits | Filming & Production | Technical Specs

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