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Film Casting: 20,000 LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA, CHIPS, Iain Glen in RESIDENT EVIL 6

Iain Glen Resident Evil Extinction

Resident Evil 6, Chips, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, and other films have made recent film casting, screenwriting, and director news. These films come from movie studios primarily based in the United States. The castings, screenwriters, and directors are subject to change.

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

Bryan Singer…has announced his next project will be 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, an adaptation of the classic novel by Jules Verne.

As you can see above, Rick Sordelet and Dan Studney scripted 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea and Singer helped provide the story. Studney was one of several writers who worked on Singer’s Jack the Giant Slayer. Sordelet’s IMDb profile indicates he’s a stunt coordinator.

First published in serialized form between 1869 and 1870, Verne’s 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea chronicles the fantastical underwater adventures of the submarine Nautilus, led by the enigmatic Captain Nemo.

Battle of the Sexes

Brie Larson is in talks to replace Emma Stone as Billie Jean King opposite Steve Carell‘s Bobby Riggs in “Battle of the Sexes”

King was 29 years old when she beat 55-year-old former Wimbledon champion Riggs in a 1973 match known as the “Battle of the Sexes”


Kristen Bell is set to join the cast of the Warner Bros. comedy “CHiPs,” which is being directed by…Dax Shepard

Shepard wrote the script

From Here to Infirmity

Paul Sorvino, James Caan and Jessica Walter are set to star in indie thriller “From Here to Infirmity”

The film follows Jake, a teenager who teams up with his badass grandfather Lou and his old war buddy, Smitty, to rescue the girl he loves from a bad guy.

Sorvino will play Smitty while Caan will play Jake’s grandfather.

The film will be directed by Erik Canuel…the script was written by Jeffrey Alan Schechter.


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