Orlando Bloom returns to the stage in the West End revival of Tracy Letts’ Killer Joe. Performances began May 18 at London’s Trafalgar Studio 1, where it will officially open June 4. The limited engagement, directed by Simon Evans, is scheduled to run through August 18.
Bloom is joined by Sophie Cookson (Netflix series Gypsy, Kingsman: The Secret Service), Adam Gillen (Amadeus), Neve McIntosh (Dr. Who, The Replacement), and Steffan Rhodri (This House, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part I).
Flip through photos of the show below:
First Look at Orlando Bloom in Tracy Letts’ Killer Joe in the West End
The thriller (Tony and Pulitzer Prize winner Letts’ first play, having premiered in Chicago in 1993) follows Joe Cooper, a police detective and for-hire murderer who’s tasked with killing the estranged mother of a family plotting an insurance scheme. However, the plan spirals out of control when Joe comes face to face with the family’s innocent daughter.