Joseph Fiennes to play Wim Hof in The Iceman

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Joseph Fiennes is to play iceman Wim Hof in a new film. The 51-year-old star has been cast as the eccentric endurance athlete in ‘The Iceman’, which begins filming in November. Kevin Macdonald will direct the movie from a script written by Jeff Pope. The Dutch athlete promotes the Wim Hof Method, a combination of exposure to the cold, yoga and meditation. Hof developed the techniques to help him deal with depression after his wife Olaya took her own life in 1995. Hof holds the record for the furthest swim under ice and the fastest half-marathon run barefoot on ice and snow. He has recently bee…

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