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Film Casting: POWER RANGERS, IMPERIUM, F. Gary Gray directing FAST AND FURIOUS 8

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Power Rangers, Imperium, Fast and Furious 8, 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.

Power Rangers

Naomi Scott has been cast in Lionsgate and Saban Brands’ “Power Rangers” as the pink Power Ranger

“Project Almanac” filmmaker Dean Israelite will direct the “Power Rangers” movie from a script by Ashley Miller and Zack Stentz


Katie Aselton is in final negotiations for the female lead alongside Ed Helms and Owen Wilson in Alcon Entertainment’s comedy “Bastards”


Auli’i Cravalho has been cast in the title role of Disney’s latest animated film, “Moana”

The newcomer will voice the role of an adventurous teenager opposite Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson in the film

The big-screen adventure follows a spirited and fearless teenager named Moana (voice of Cravalho) who, with help from demi-god Maui (voice of Johnson), sets out on a daring mission to prove herself a master wayfinder.


Tatiana Maslany is in early talks to co-star with Jake Gyllenhaal in Lionsgate’s Boston Marathon bombing drama “Stronger.”

Pic tells the true story of Boston Marathon bombing survivor Jeff Bauman, who lost both legs in the attack.

David Gordon Green recently signed on to direct the pic. John Pollono has adapted the script for “Stronger,” which marks his full-length feature debut.

“Stronger” is based on the book by Bauman and Bret Witter. It details the aftermath of the 2013 attack at the marathon finish line, where Bauman had been cheering for his girlfriend, who will be played by Maslany.


Toni Collette, Homeland‘s Tracy Letts and Sam Trammell have joined the cast of Daniel Ragussis’ Imperium

Collettte will play Angela Zampino, a battle-hardened FBI agent. Letts will take on the role of Dallas Wolf, a modern-day leader of the white supremacy movement. Trammell will play Jerry Conrad, a covertly average father in suburbia who, in actuality, is the local Ayran Youth recruiter.

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