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Film Casting: MORTAL KOMBAT, BAYWATCH, Bill Murray in GHOSTBUSTERS Remake

Bill Murray Ghostbusters

Mortal Kombat, Baywatch, Ghostbusters, 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.

Lady Bird

Greta Gerwig will make her solo writing and directorial debut on Lady Bird, a script she wrote…Gerwig will not appear on camera in the story of a young woman’s last year spent in Sacramento.

Gambit

the studio is working on locking his female lead. This is a hotly contested job, the role of Belladonna Boudreaux aka Bella, and they’ve got a trio of the best and brightest testing next week…Rebecca Ferguson…will be testing; so will Lea Seydoux…; and finally Abbey Lee

Megan Leavey bio-pic

Kate Mara (Fantastic Four, House of Cards) has signed on to star as Iraq war hero Megan Leavey in an upcoming biopic directed by Gabriela Cowperthwaite. Leavey, member of a marine K9 bomb sniffing unit, was teamed with an aggressive combat dog named Rex. The two formed a powerful bond and ultimately served two tours in Iraq together, completing more than 100 missions that saved many lives. In 2006, the pair were wounded in an explosion and upon recovery, Leavey received a purple heart and was discharged from the Marines. Rex however was kept on active duty, and Leavey spent the next 5 years waiting to adopt him. When Rex was scheduled instead to be euthanized, Leavey fought hard to save him; ultimately successful, she was able to care for Rex until his death at age 11 in 2012.

Cowperthwaite…[will] direct from a script written by Pamela Gray (Conviction) with rewrites by Annie Mumolo (Joy), Tim Lovestedt, and Jordan Roberts (Big Hero 6).

Trafficked

Patrick Duffy and Anne Archer have joined the cast of Will Wallace’s directorial debut “Trafficked,”

The stars join previously announced cast members Kelly Washington (“Jurassic World”), Jessica Obilom (“We Are Family”), Alpa Banker (“Awkward”), Courtney Gains (“Faster”), Efren Ramirez (“Crank”), Jason London (“Dazed and Confused”) and Ashley Judd (“Divergent”) round out the cast.

 

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