Based on the Tony Award-winning play by J.T. Rogers, it tells a story of the secret back-channel talks, unlikely friendships and quiet heroics of a small but committed group of Israelis, Palestinians and one Norwegian couple that led to the 1993 Oslo Peace Accords.
Bartlett Sher will direct and Steven Spielberg, Marc Platt, Kristie Macosko Krieger and David Litvak will executive produce.
In the movie, Ruth will play Mona Juul, a Norwegian foreign minister and Andrew is Terje Rød-Larsen, a sociologist and Mona’s husband.
The cast of Oslo also includes Salim Dau, Waleed Zuaiter, Jeff Wilbusch, Igal Naor, Dov Glickman, Rotem Kainan, Itzik Cohen, Tobias Zilliacus and Sasson Gabai.
This will be the second team up for Ruth and Andrew, who also star in His Dark Materials.
If you missed it, Ruth recently opened up further about her reasons for leaving The Affair. Here’s what she said…