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Alita: Battle Angel, The Children Act, Suspiria Casting News

Alita: Battle Angel, The Children Act, Suspiria, 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.

Alita: Battle Angel

Mahershala Ali has been cast as the villain Vector. Vector runs and fixes Motorball matches. Motorball is a gladiatorial game combat game that most-likely involves machines, cyborgs, and/or androids. Ali joins Rosa Salazar, Christoph Waltz, Jackie Earl Haley, Ed Skrein and Keann Johnson in the Robert Rodriguez-directed, James Cameron-produced film.


Chloe Grace Moretz has been cast in an unspecified role. Moretz  joins Dakota Johnson and Tilda Swinton in the Luca Guadagnino-directed film. Suspiria will be written by David Kajganich.

In Stranger Company

Danny Trejo has been cast as an eccentric man that gives the main protagonist of the film the opportunity to save “her company, marriage, family, and future.”

Jesse Metcalfe has been cast as character Mia Stone’s “charming and questionable family friend and business partner.”

Trejo and Metcalfe join T.C. Stallings, “Jaci Velasquez, Jules Willcox, Jaime Gallagher, and Jeff Grace” in the Patrick Werksma-written and directed film.

The Children Act

Stanley Tucci has been cast as Jack Maye, American professor married to London High Court judge Fiona Maye (Emma Thompson).

Fionn Whitehead has been casts as brilliant boy who “three months from his 18th birthday and still legally a child, is refusing the blood transfusion that will save his life.”

Richard Eyre is directing film, based on the Ian McEwan’s novel.

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