Tom Hiddleston joins Willem Dafoe in Everest-themed, "Tenzing"
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Tom Hiddleston joins Willem Dafoe in Everest-themed, "Tenzing"

Tom Hiddleston to play Edmund Hillary
Tom Hiddleston to play Edmund Hillary
16 May - Tom Hiddleston will be joining Willem Dafoe in the upcoming Everest-themed film, "Tenzing".

The "Loki" star will play the role of New Zealander Edmund Hillary in the based-on-a-true-story film revolving around Tenzing Norgay, the Nepalese mountaineer who led the first climbers to the summit of Everest in 1953.

Meanwhile, Dafoe will play the role of English expedition leader, Colonel John Hunt.
Willem Dafoe will also star in the movie
Willem Dafoe will also star in the movie
Casting is still underway for the role of Tenzing Norgay himself.

The film will be helmed by Jennifer Peedom, who previously directed the documentary "Sherpa". Peedom is revealed to have a close relationship with the Tenzing family and the larger Sherpa community.

Tenzing Norgay's son Norbu Tenzing will also be executive producing the movie.
Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary reached the peak of Mount Everest in 1953
Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary reached the peak of Mount Everest in 1953


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