Glenn Close joins season 2 of spy drama ‘Tehran’


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Glenn Close arrives at the 26th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium.

The popular Israeli thriller “Tehran,” on Apple TV+ has picked up a major A-list cast member. According to TV Insider, Oscar-nominated actress Glenn Close will be joining show as a series regular in the upcoming second season.

The Israeli spy series, created by Moshe Zonder, Omri Shenhar, Dana Eden and Maor Kohn, debuted on Israel’s Kan public channel in June 2020 before premiering globally on Apple TV+ in September.

Close is set to play Marjan Montazeri, a British woman living in Tehran. She will star alongside Shaun Toub as Faraz Kamali, Shervin Alenabi as Milad, Menashe Noy as Meir Gorev, Navid Negahban as Masoud Tabrizi, and Liraz Charhi as Yael Kadosh.

Earlier this year, Close received her eighth Oscar nomination for her role in Hillbilly Elegy. She will next be seen starring opposite Mahershala Ali and Naomie Harris in the upcoming feature film Swan Song.

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TV Insider reports production on the second season is expected to begin soon, with filming once again taking place in Greece, the same location as Season 1.