An aging con artist cannot believe his luck when he meets a wealthy widow and marks her as his next target. But she hides a secret of her own.
The Good Liar is a 2019 American crime thriller film directed and produced by Bill Condon and written by Jeffrey Hatcher, based on the novel of the same name by Nicholas Searle. It stars Ian McKellen as a career con artist who meets a wealthy widow (Helen Mirren) online, and then discovers that his plan to steal her fortune has unexpected roadblocks.
The film was released in the United States on November 15, 2019 and received mixed reviews from critics.
In March 2018, it was announced that Bill Condon would direct the film, with Ian McKellen and Helen Mirren cast in the leading roles. In April 2018, Russell Tovey and Jim Carter joined the cast.
Principal production commenced on April 23, 2018, in London, England. The film was also shot in Berlin, Germany.
The film was released on November 8, 2019 in the United Kingdom, and on November 15, 2019 in the United States.
Director: Bill Condon Writers: Jeffrey Hatcher, Nicholas Searle (novel) Stars: Helen Mirren, Ian McKellen, Russell Tovey | See full cast & crew »