'Tulip Fever' is an upcoming film set in the Netherlands in the early 17th-century, during the period of the Tulip mania, and tells the story of an artist who falls for a married young woman when he's commissioned to paint her portrait by her husband. The two invest in the risky tulip market in hopes to build a future together.
It's directed by Justin Chadwick and by Sir Tom Stoppard. The film is adapted from the novel of the same name by Deborah Moggach. It's scheduled to be released on July 15, 2016
Alicia Vikander as Sophia
Vikander first gained fame in 2012 for portraying Princess Ekaterina "Kitty" Alexandrovna Shcherbatskaya in Joe Wright's film adaptation of 'Anna Karenina' and Queen Caroline Mathilde in the Danish film 'A Royal Affair'.
In 2014 and 2015, Vikander achieved recognition and acclaim for her roles in 'Testament of Youth' and 'Ex Machina'. Most recently, she received the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for playing painter Gerda Wegener in 'The Danish Girl.'
Cara Delevingne as Henrietta
Delevingne first achieved fame as fashion model. Her first film role was in the 2012 film adaptation of 'Anna Karenina', as Princess Sorokina. She went on to play parts in the films 'The Face of an Angel', 'Pan' and 'Paper Towns'. She's set to co-star as Enchantress in the superhero film Suicide Squad, which comes out in August.
Christoph Waltz as Cornelis Sandvoort
Waltz is best known for his work with American filmmaker Quentin Tarantino, specifically playing SS-Standartenführer Hans Landa in 'Inglourious Basterds' and bounty hunter Dr. King Schultz in 'Django Unchained'. For each performance, he won an Academy Award, a BAFTA Award, and a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor.
His additional film work includes the sci-fi film 'The Zero Theorem', 'Big Eyes' the James Bond film 'Spectre'.
Dane DeHaan as Jan Van Loos
DeHaan first major role was as Jesse on the HBO series 'In Treatment'. His film work has including 'Chronicle' 'The Place Beyond the Pines', 'Kill Your Darlings','The Amazing Spider-Man 2' and 'Life'.
Judi Dench as The Abbess of St Ursula
A powerhouse in the British theatre scene, Dench's film work began in the 1960s and was sporadic up until the 1990s. She's most famous for playing M in the James Bond films. She was nominated for an Oscar nomination for Best Actress for playing Queen Victoria in 1997's 'Mrs. Brown' and won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress the next year for playing Queen Elizabeth in 'Shakespeare in Love'. She's since been nominated for seven more Oscars, for her roles in 'Chocolat', 'Iris', 'Mrs Henderson Presents', 'Notes on a Scandal', and 'Philomena'.
Holliday Grainger as Maria
Grainger's prominent roles include parts in the Showtime series 'The Borgias' and the 2012 film adaptation of 'Great Expectations'.
Zach Galifianakis in an unspecified role.
Beginning his career as a stand-up comedian, Galifianakis found early success with a Comedy Central special in 2001 and hosting his on talk show 'Late World with Zach' on VH1. But it was his turn in 2009's 'The Hangover' that made him a household name. He went on to start in two additional 'Hangover' sequels, 'Due Date', 'The Campaign', and 'Birdman'
He currently hosts the Emmy Award-winning talk show 'Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis' on the Funny or Die website and executive produces, writes, and stars in the dark comedy series 'Baskets' on FX.
Jack O'Connell as William
O'Connell first found fame as James Cook on the U.K. series 'Skins', followed by roles in the TV dramas 'Dive' and 'United'. He broke-through into film work with the independent movies 'Starred Up' and ''71' and subsequently starred in Angelina Jolie's 'Unbroken', for which he received the BAFTA Rising Star Award.
Kevin McKidd in an unspecified role.
McKidd's first big role was as Tommy in 1996's 'Trainspotting'. He's since gone on to major TV roles, including the BBC's 2000 'Anna Karenina' miniseries, HBO's 'Rome', and 'Grey's Anatomy'.
Tom Hollander as Dr Sorgh
Hollander began his career in British theatre. He is known for his roles i films such as 'Pirates of the Caribbean', 'In the Loop', 'Enigma', 'Pride & Prejudice', 'Gosford Park' and 'Hanna'. He also played the lead role in the U.K. sitcom 'Rev.', and also is in the U.K. shows 'The Night Manager' and 'Doctor Thorne'.