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Film Casting: STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS, Scarlett Johansson in GHOST IN THE SHELL

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Ghost in the Shell, and other movies 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.

Ghost in the Shell

Scarlett Johansson…has signed on to star in the anime-based, live-action thriller…Rupert Sanders (Snow White and the Huntsman) will direct from a script written by Bill Wheeler.

Based on the Japanese comic books of the same name, the story follows the exploits of a member of a covert ops unit of the Japanese National Public Safety Commission that specializes in fighting technology-related crime.

Monday at 11:01 A.M.

“Monday at 11:01 A.M.”…stars Charles Agron, Briana Evigan, Lance Henriksen and Lauren Shaw.

Harvey Lowry directs from a script by Agron

Agron and Shaw portray a couple out for a blissful weekend in a resort town, where they’re menaced by a cult of druid worshipers from the local forest.

Silencio

Pedro Almodóvar has set his next film: the Spanish-language “Silencio”

Almodóvar described the project to the Financial Times as a “hard-hitting drama which excites me,” reprising “the cinema of women, of great female protagonists.”

Very little is known about “Silencio’s” storyline. The new movie’s title does refer, however, to “the principal element that drives the worst things that happen to the main female protagonist,” Almodovar hinted to the Financial Times.

Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens

“The Raid 2? stars Iko Uwais, Yayan Ruhian and Cecep Arif Rahman will put their amazing fight skills to use in J.J. Abrams‘ “Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens”

The trio of talented martial artists join John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver and Oscar Isaac in the Disney movie

Another member of the “Raid” stunt team also participated in the top-secret shoot, though an individual familiar with the project declined to identify the performer.

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Source: Hollywoodreporter, Variety, Thewrap

 

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