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Film Casting: MEN IN BLACK Spin-off, DUMPLIN’, Kristen Stewart & Lupita Nyong’o Circle CHARLE’S ANGELS

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Men in Black spin-off,  Dumplin’, Charlie’s Angels, and Other Film Casting News

Men in Black spin-off, Dumplin’, Charlie’s Angels, 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.

Men in Black spin-off

Matt Holloway and Art Marcum have been hired to write the spin-off.

On the scope of the Men in Black spin-off film:

The scope of the film is said to be more global than the previous three, with Jurassic World being a comparison point of rebooting while remaining in the world of the other movies.

The Men in Black spin-off will be released in U.S. theaters through Sony Pictures on May 17, 2019.

Charlie’s Angels

Kristen Stewart and Lupita Nyong’o are both circling staring roles in the Elizabeth Banks-directed film.

Charlie’s Angels will be released in U.S. theaters through Sony Pictures on May 17, 2019.

Dog Days

Jon Bass has been cast as Garrett, “a somewhat awkward yet earnest owner of a local dog rescue shelter, who has a crush on Tara (Vanessa Hudgens).”

Dog Days‘ plot synopsis: “the pic follows a group of interconnected humans brought together by their canine counterparts as each faces hardships in life with their trusty pets at their side.”

Ken Marino is directing the film.

The Irishman

J.C. Mackenzie and Craig Vincent have been cast in unspecified roles.

Both join Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, Joe Pesci, Harvey Keitel, Bobby Cannavale, Ray Romano, Stephen Graham, and Kathrine Narducci, whom were already cast in the Martin Scorsese-directed film.

The Irishman‘s plot synopsis: based on the book by Charles Brandt,the film centers on Frank “The Irishman” Sheeran (De Niro), a reputed hitman suspected of involvement in the 1975 disappearance of Teamsters leader Jimmy Hoffa.”

The Front Runner

Jennifer Landon and John Bedford Lloyd have been cast in unspecified roles.

Both join Hugh Jackman, Vera Farmiga, and J.K. Simmons, whom were already cast in the Jason Reitman-directed film.

The Front Runner‘s plot synopsis: based on the book by Matt Bai, “chronicles the rise and fall of Hart, a Democratic Colorado senator who was considered a leading presidential candidate in 1988 until media reports surfaced of womanizing and an alleged affair with Donna Rice, a former Miss South Carolina. His poll numbers quickly fell behind eventual nominee Michael Dukakis, and Hart suspended his campaign soon after.”


Harold Perrineau has been cast as Lee Wayne/Rhea Ranged, “a passionate, fierce drag queen who, impressed by Dumplin’s willingness to step outside her comfort zones, becomes her pageant coach.”

Perrineau joins Jennifer Aniston, Danielle Macdonald, and Odeya Rush, whom were already cast in the Anne Fletcher-directed film.

Dumplin’ plot synopsis: based on the novel by Julie Murphy, “about Willowdean (Macdonald), nicknamed Dumplin, a confident, plus-sized teen who, to spite her erstwhile beauty pageant queen mom (Aniston), enlists in a local pageant and becomes the inspiration for a ragtag group of outcasts.”


Monica Bellucci has been cast in a unspecified role.

Bellucci joins Ben O’Toole and Tess Haubrich, whom were already cast in the Kiah Roache-Turner and Tristan Roache-Turner-directed film.

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