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William H Macy joins Mel Gibson's Blood Father

1 of 1 William H Macy will star in Blood Fathers with Mel Gibson
William H Macy will star in Blood Fathers with Mel Gibson

Fargo actor William H Macy has been cast in the upcoming thriller, Blood Father.

64-year-old William H Macy, who is married to former Desperate Housewives star Felicity Huffman, will star alongside Mel Gibson in the Jean-Francois Richet-directed film, Blood Father

The film will follow an ex-con who reunites with his estranged 16-year old daughter, who has become the target of drug dealers.

Macy, who tweeted the news about his casting, has taken an unknown role in the film, which also stars American Hustle's Elisabeth Röhm.

Macy wrote: "Here's me and Mel. The film is called BLOOD FATHER. He's great in our scenes."

Blood Father is scheduled for release next year.

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