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Film Casting: MOTHER’S DAY, UNFORGETTABLE, Kristen Stewart in CHANEL Film

Kristen Stewart

Mother’s Day, Unforgettable, Chanel Film, 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.

The Odyssey

Hugh Jackman is in early talks to star in a big-budget adaptation of Homer’s “The Odyssey” that Francis Lawrence (“The Hunger Games” sequels) will direct for Lionsgate

Jackman doesn’t have a deal in place yet but has had multiple conversations with the filmmaking team about playing Odysseus, the hero of the film who embarks on a long voyage home following the conclusion of the Trojan War.

War Machine

Keith Stanfield has signed on to join Brad Pitt in Netflix’s political satire “War Machine”…Will Poulter (“The Revenant”) is also in talks to join the young ensemble cast.

Running Wild

Jason Lewis (Sex and the City) has taken the lead male role opposite Dorian Brown in Running Wild

The Final Service

Kieth Merrill will direct and rewrite the script for The Final Service…Focused on Sandy Richards, a 40 year old music teacher, the story follows her as her damaged familial relationship and unfulfilled dreams bring her to the brink of self destruction. An unexpected visit shakes the core of her belieges and changes her life forever.

Day For Night

Director Peter Bogdanovich has taken a central role in neo-noir Day For Night, from director Michael Chrisoulakis…written by Guy Jackson…Bogdanovich will play a mysterious hypnotherapist named “Vedor, PH.D”.


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