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Film Casting: FREE FIRE, AKIRA, Yvonne Strahovski in ALL I SEE IS YOU [Updated]

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Free Fire, Akira, All I See Is You, 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.

Untitled WWII movie

Brad Pitt has been looking for a lover for his next WWII movie and he has finally found one in Oscar winner Marion Cotillard, who’s in negotiations to join him in the untitled period film that Robert Zemeckis is directing

Steven Knight wrote the script

Pitt and Cotillard will play assassins who fall in love during a mission to kill a German official. They soon marry, but their romance is cut short when Pitt is told that his wife is a double agent working for the German government and he must kill her.


Warner Bros…has hired “Daredevil” writer Marco Ramirez to adapt the popular Japanese manga

Free Fire

Jack Reynor (Transformers: Age Of Extinction), Sam Riley (Malevolent) and Noah Taylor (Edge Of Tomorrow) have all joined the cast of Ben Wheatley’s Free Fire. Sharlto Copley (District 9), Brie Larson (21 Jump Street), Armie Hammer (The Man From U.N.C.L.E.), Cillian Murphy (Peaky Blinders), Michael Smiley (The Lobster), Enzo Cilenti (Guardians Of The Galaxy) and Babou Ceesay (Eye In The Sky) round out the cast.

Some Are Born Great

Michael Mitnick…is set to jump behind the camera for the first time, sealing a deal to make his feature directorial debut with Some Are Born Great

The plot is being kept quiet, but the movie is a contemporary comedy in the vein of Groundhog Day.


Michael Chiklis has joined the cast of Rupture, the Steven Shainberg-directed sci-fi thriller starring Noomi Rapace

The pic centers on a single mother (Rapace) struggling to raise her 12-year-old son alone who is abducted by a mysterious organization. Tied up in their lab, they question her about her medical history, eventually revealing that she has a genetic abnormality that her worst fear can cause her to “rupture” — causing her own alien nature to be released. It’s based on a story by Shainberg and Brian Nelson, and Nelson (Hard Candy, 30 Days Of Night) wrote the screenplay.

Chiklis will play The Bald Man, the entity’s powerful point man who directs the mother’s violent capture.

Independence Day 2

William Fichtner has taken a lead role in Independence Day 2. Actually, he has signed with Fox to play a top general in that film and take an even larger role in the two films that will follow. Bron Studios


James Marsden, Thomas Middleditch, Rosario Dawson, Alfred Molina, Nathan Fillion, Jane Krakowski, Rob Riggle, Craig Robinson and Will Sasso will lend their voices to the pic, about a band of blue-collar workers at the Union of Evil who must come together to save the world.


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