Irrfan Khan will play Harry Sims aka The Provost in the film. He will portray the role of the head of a mysterious organization.
Hanks returns as Robert Langdon, a symbologist at Harvard University in ‘The Da Vinci Code’ and ‘Angels & Demons’. He heads towards Florence and Istanbul to solve his next mystery.
The film will be co-directed by Ron Howard and Brian Grazer and is expected to be released in 2016.
French actor Omar Sy will play Christoph Bruder while Danish TV star Sidse Babett Knudsen will feature as Dr. Elizabeth Sinskey, the head of World Health Organization (WHO).
The film-makers stated that the actors from across the world will highlight Hanks character’s life-or-death state and his adrenaline rush.