20 March 2017 3:02 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Colin Farrell is returning to TV with a starring role in Amazon’s new limited series about the Iran-Contra affair, TheWrap has learned. Farrell will play former U.S. marine Oliver North, who was integral in the 1980s scandal involving sales of U.S. weapons to Iran through back channels and profits being distributed to Contras in Nicaragua. “The Lobster” director Yorgos Lanthimos is reteaming with Farrell on the project. Enzo Mileti and Scott Wilson are writing the script. Also Read: Colin Farrell Held Hostage by Southern Belles in Sofia Coppola's 'Beguiled' Remake (Video) “Great projects can stand out for the filmmaker, »


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