Angels & Demons (film)

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Angels & Demons is a 2009 American mystery thriller film directed by Ron Howard and written by Akiva Goldsman and David Koepp, based on Dan Brown's novel of the same title.wikipedia
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Akiva Goldsman

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Angels & Demons is a 2009 American mystery thriller film directed by Ron Howard and written by Akiva Goldsman and David Koepp, based on Dan Brown's novel of the same title. Producer Brian Grazer, composer Hans Zimmer and screenwriter Akiva Goldsman also return, with David Koepp coming on board to help the latter.
He also penned the screenplay for its 2009 prequel Angels & Demons.

The Da Vinci Code (film)

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It is the sequel to the 2006 film The Da Vinci Code, also directed by Howard, and the second installment in the Robert Langdon film series.
It was followed by two sequels, Angels & Demons (2009) and Inferno (2016).

David Koepp

Angels & Demons is a 2009 American mystery thriller film directed by Ron Howard and written by Akiva Goldsman and David Koepp, based on Dan Brown's novel of the same title. Producer Brian Grazer, composer Hans Zimmer and screenwriter Akiva Goldsman also return, with David Koepp coming on board to help the latter.
Some of the best known films he has written include the sci-fi adventure films Jurassic Park (1993), The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997), and Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008); the action spy films Mission: Impossible (1996) and Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014); the superhero film Spider-Man (2002); the sci-fi disaster film War of the Worlds (2005) and the mystery thriller Angels & Demons (2009).

Angels & Demons

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Angels & Demons is a 2009 American mystery thriller film directed by Ron Howard and written by Akiva Goldsman and David Koepp, based on Dan Brown's novel of the same title.
A film adaptation was released on May 15, 2009.

Inferno (2016 film)

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A sequel, titled Inferno, was released on October 28, 2016.
The film is the sequel to The Da Vinci Code (2006) and Angels & Demons (2009), and is the third installment in the Robert Langdon film series.

Robert Langdon

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Tom Hanks reprises his role as Professor Robert Langdon.
Tom Hanks portrays Langdon in the Robert Langdon film series, starting with the 2006 film adaptation of The Da Vinci Code, reprising the role in the 2009 film adaptation of Angels & Demons, and again in the 2016 film adaptation of Inferno.

Ron Howard

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Angels & Demons is a 2009 American mystery thriller film directed by Ron Howard and written by Akiva Goldsman and David Koepp, based on Dan Brown's novel of the same title.
He has since directed a number of high-visibility films, including Splash, Cocoon, Willow, Parenthood, Backdraft, Apollo 13, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, A Beautiful Mind (for which he won the Academy Award for Best Director), Cinderella Man, The Da Vinci Code, Angels & Demons, Rush, In the Heart of the Sea and Inferno.

Stellan Skarsgård

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Stellan Skarsgård as Commander Maximilian Richter, head of the Swiss Guard.
He is known for his roles as Jan Nyman in Breaking the Waves (1996), Captain Tupolev in The Hunt for Red October (1990), Prof. Gerald Lambeau in Good Will Hunting (1997), Bootstrap Bill Turner in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006) and Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007), Bill Anderson in Mamma Mia! (2008) and the sequel Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018), Commander Maximilian Richter in Angels and Demons (2009), Martin Vanger in The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo (2011), Dr. Erik Selvig in the Marvel Cinematic Universe films Thor (2011), The Avengers (2012), Thor: The Dark World (2013), and Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), and The Grand Duke in Cinderella (2015).

Ewan McGregor

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Ewan McGregor as Father Patrick McKenna, the Camerlengo.
Some of his best known roles include heroin addict Mark Renton in the drama films Trainspotting (1996) and T2 Trainspotting (2017), Jedi Obi-Wan Kenobi in the Star Wars prequel trilogy (1999–2005), poet Christian in the musical film Moulin Rouge! (2001), young Edward Bloom in Big Fish (2003), Rodney Copperbottom in Robots (2005), Camerlengo Father Patrick McKenna in Angels and Demons (2009), "the ghost" in Roman Polanski's political thriller The Ghost Writer (2010), Dr. Alfred Jones in the romantic comedy-drama Salmon Fishing in the Yemen (2011), Lumière in a live-action adaptation of the musical romantic fantasy Beauty and the Beast (2017), and the adult version of the titular character in the fantasy comedy-drama Christopher Robin (2018).

Brian Grazer

Producer Brian Grazer, composer Hans Zimmer and screenwriter Akiva Goldsman also return, with David Koepp coming on board to help the latter.
He has also produced many dramatic thrillers including Inside Man (2006), The Da Vinci Code (2006), American Gangster (2007), Changeling (2008), Angels & Demons (2009), Robin Hood (2010), and Cowboys & Aliens (2011).

Tom Hanks

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Tom Hanks reprises his role as Professor Robert Langdon.
Hanks' next endeavor, released on May 15, 2009, was a film adaptation of Angels & Demons, based on the novel of the same name by Dan Brown.

Hans Zimmer

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Producer Brian Grazer, composer Hans Zimmer and screenwriter Akiva Goldsman also return, with David Koepp coming on board to help the latter.
In the 2000s, Zimmer composed scores for Hollywood blockbuster films including three Ridley Scott films, Gladiator (2000), Black Hawk Down and Hannibal (2001), followed by The Last Samurai (2003), Madagascar (2005), The Da Vinci Code (2006), The Simpsons Movie (2007), Angels & Demons (2009), and Sherlock Holmes (2009).

Cosimo Fusco

Cosimo Fusco as Archbishop Simeon, Prefect of the Papal Household.
His latest work is Angels and Demons, the adaptation of Dan Brown's novel.

David Pasquesi

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David Pasquesi as Claudio Vincenzi, a Vatican police officer sent to summon Langdon.
In 2009, he was in the cast of Angels & Demons, where he played the character Claudio Vincenzi.

Pierfrancesco Favino

Pierfrancesco Favino as Inspector General Ernesto Olivetti of the Gendarme Corps of Vatican City State.
He has worked with American director Ron Howard twice: in the 2009 film Angels & Demons, the adaptation of the novel of the same name by Dan Brown, in which he played the role of Inspector Ernesto Olivetti, and in the 2013 film Rush, in which he played the role of Formula One racing car driver Clay Regazzoni.

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At CERN, Father Silvano and Dr. Vittoria Vetra create three canisters of antimatter. Ayelet Zurer as Dr. Vittoria Vetra, a CERN scientist whose antimatter experiment has been stolen by the Illuminati. Carmen Argenziano as Father Silvano Bentivoglio, a Catholic priest and a CERN scientist who performed the antimatter experiment along with Dr. Vetra.
In Dan Brown's mystery-thriller novel Angels & Demons and film of the same name, a canister of antimatter is stolen from CERN.

Dan Brown

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Angels & Demons is a 2009 American mystery thriller film directed by Ron Howard and written by Akiva Goldsman and David Koepp, based on Dan Brown's novel of the same title.
The next film, Angels & Demons, was released on May 15, 2009, with Howard and Hanks returning.

The Da Vinci Code

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The novel was published first and The Da Vinci Code novel followed it. Filming took place in Rome, Italy, and the Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City, California.
The film received two sequels: Angels & Demons, released in 2009, and Inferno, released in 2016.

Ayelet Zurer

Ayelet Zurer as Dr. Vittoria Vetra, a CERN scientist whose antimatter experiment has been stolen by the Illuminati.
In April 2008, Zurer was cast as the female lead, Vittoria Vetra, in The Da Vinci Code sequel, Angels & Demons, Zurer's character is the research partner of a CERN physicist/Catholic priest who is murdered during the theft of a canister of unstable antimatter from their lab in Geneva.

Armin Mueller-Stahl

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Armin Mueller-Stahl as Cardinal Strauss, Dean of the College of Cardinals and the Papal Conclave.
In 2008, he won the Genie Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role for Eastern Promises, and Mueller-Stahl played the role of Cardinal Strauss, Dean of the College of Cardinals and the Papal conclave, in Angels & Demons (2009),

Thure Lindhardt

Thure Lindhardt as Lieutenant Chartrand, officer of the Swiss Guard.
He also played a role as the young Swiss Guard Lieutenant Chartrand in the 2009 film Angels & Demons, directed by Ron Howard.

Vatican Secret Archives

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McKenna gives Langdon access to the Vatican Secret Archives to research the altars, against the wishes of Commander Richter, head of the Swiss Guard.
The success of the 2009 film adaptation led the Vatican to open the Archives to a select group of journalists in 2010, in order to counteract the impression of the Archives given in Brown's book.

Camerlengo of the Holy Roman Church

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Ewan McGregor as Father Patrick McKenna, the Camerlengo. Father Patrick McKenna, the Camerlengo, takes control of the Vatican.
Dan Brown's novel Angels & Demons and its film adaptation features a Camerlengo as a principal character.

Carmen Argenziano

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Carmen Argenziano as Father Silvano Bentivoglio, a Catholic priest and a CERN scientist who performed the antimatter experiment along with Dr. Vetra.