Andrea Riseborough In Negotiations To Act In The Grudge Reboot
BAFTA-nominated The Long Walk to Finchley actress Andrea Riseborough is in the middle of talks to play a role in the planned remake of The Grudge.
From Britain originally, got her start in theatrical productions like A Cat in the Road and A Brief History of Helen of Troy. She moved on to performances in films like Made In Dagenham, Never Let Me Go, and Brighton Rock. However, it was her roles in movies such as Oblivion, Hidden, and Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance), the last of which she was nominated for an ensemble Academy Award as part of the film’s cast. She can also be seen on television in the six-part series Waco.
Itself based on a Japanese film, the original Grudge came out in 2004 and proved to be very successful, spawning one theatrically-released sequel as well as one that went straight-to-video.
Comingsoon.net shares the following cast information about the original film as well as the first sequel:
The first film in the American franchise also starred Jason Behr (Roswell, Pleasantville), KaDee Strickland (Private Practice, The Sixth Sense), Clea DuVall (Girl, Interrupted, But I’m a Cheerleader) and Bill Pullman (While You Were Sleeping, Independence Day). The second film starred Gellar, Amber Tamblyn (The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, The Ring), Arielle Kebbel (True Blood, The Vampire Diaries), Jennifer Beals (Flashdance, The L Word) and Sarah Roemer (The Con Artist, The Event).
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