Glenn Close to join Apple TV+ series "Tehran" for second season

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Oscar-nominated actor Glenn Close has signed on for a lead role in the second season of Apple TV+ international spy thriller "Tehran."

Close will play Marjan Montazeri, a British woman living in Tehran, Deadline reported Tuesday. She will play opposite Niv Sultan, Shaun Toub, and Shervin Alenabi.

"Tehran" follows the story of Mossad agent Tamar Rabinyan, played by Sultan, as she goes undercover on a dangerous mission in the capital city of Iran.

According to Deadline, Close, who was recently nominated for an Oscar for her part in "Hillbilly Elegy," is a fan of the Apple TV+ series.

The series debuted on Apple TV+ back in 2020. In January 2021, Apple officially renewed the espionage thriller for a second season.

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