Adam Driver (Girls) Cast in ‘Coward’

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Deadline is reporting that Adam Driver, most known for being Lena Dunham’s boyfriend on Girls, has been cast as the lead in the upcoming film Coward.

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The comedy takes place in 18th century England and is considered a match between Barry Lyndonand Trading Places. Driver plays Lucidus, a nobleman who hails from a family with a track record of men who came out on the losing end of to-the-death duels. When Lucidus is challenged to trade pistol shots, he panics and hires a common criminal to take his place in the duel. Trouble is, that criminal decides the life of a nobleman is a step up and he steals his employer’s identity.