Casting Round-Up: Anthony Hopkins (‘Gotti’), Liam Hemsworth (‘Aurora Rising’), and Kurt Russell (‘Bone Tomahawk’)
I’ve got a couple casting tidbits for you that broke over the weekend/yesterday. Read on…
Anthony Hopkins (The Silence of the Lambs) will team-up with Joe Johnston (Captain America: The First Avenger) for the biopic Gotti. Other details aren’t known at this time regarding the film. (Source: Collider)
Liam Hemsworth (The Hunger Games) will star in Aurora Rising, an action movie about a fighter pilot recruited into a test program for new aircraft during an international conflict. Relativity Media is distributing the project based on a screenplay by Christian Gudegast (A Man Apart). So far, no director or release date. (Source: THR).
Kurt Russell (Miracle) is the latest to join S. Craig Zahler’s directorial debut Bone Tomahawk. The movie is about an outlaw that accidentally leads a group of cannibals into a peaceful Western town. The rest of the class includes Peter Sarsgaard (An Education) and Jennifer Carpenter (Showtime’s Dexter). There isn’t a release date but production does begin this August. (Source: THR)
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