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It: Chapter 2, Green Lantern Corps, Red Notice, and More Film Casting News

It: Chapter 2, Green Lantern Corps, Red Notice, and more movies have made recent film casting, screenwriting, and director news. These films come from movie studios primarily based in the United States and abroad. The castings, screenwriters, and directors are subject to change.

Red Notice

Gal Gadot has been cast as a brilliant and mysterious figure in the art world.

The actress joins already cast Dwayne Johnson.

Rawson Marshall Thurber is directing the film.

Red Notice‘s plot synopsis: “a globe-trotting, action-comedy, heist thriller.”

Red Notice will be released in U.S. theaters through Universal Pictures on June 12, 2020.

Green Lantern Corps

Geoff Johns will write the screenplay for the film.

Green Lantern Corps‘ plot synopsis: “The film will follow both Hal Jordan (played by Reynolds in the first movie) and John Stewart, two human who find themselves drafted into the Green Lantern corps and tasked with policing the universe with willpower-fueled rings that allow them to conjure weapons, barriers, and anything else they can dream up.”

Green Lantern Corps will be released in U.S. theaters through Warner Bros. on a July 24, 2020.

Pale Blue Dot

Ellen Burstyn has been cast in an unspecified role.

This actress joins already cast: Natalie Portman, Jon Hamm, and Dan Stevens.

Brian C. Brown and Elliott DiGuiseppi wrote the screenplay for the film.

Noah Hawley is directing the film.

Pale Blue Dot‘s plot synopsis: the film “follows a female astronaut who, after coming back home from a mission in space, starts to unravel when confronted by her seemingly-perfect life. The film explores the theory that astronauts who spend long periods of time in space lose their sense of reality when they return home.”

The Mule

Loren Dean has been cast as a D.E.A. agent Brown, “alongside fellow agent Cooper in their hunt for [Earl] Stone.”

This actor joins already cast: Michael Pena, Dianne Wiest, Clint EastwoodBradley Cooper, Laurence Fishburne, Alison Eastwood, Taissa Farmiga, and Ignacio Serrichio.

The Mule‘s plot synopsis: “In The Mule, Clint Eastwood stars as Earl Stone, a man in his 80s who is broke, alone, and facing foreclosure of his business when he is offered a job that simply requires him to drive. Easy enough but, unbeknownst to Earl, he’s just signed on as a drug courier for a Mexican cartel. He does well—so well, in fact, that his cargo increases exponentially, and Earl is assigned a handler. But he isn’t the only one keeping tabs on Earl; the mysterious new drug mule has also hit the radar of hard-charging DEA agent Colin Bates. And even as his money problems become a thing of the past, Earl’s past mistakes start to weigh heavily on him, and it’s uncertain if he’ll have time to right those wrongs before law enforcement, or the cartel’s enforcers, catch up to him.”

Nick Schenk and Dave Holstein wrote the screenplay that will be directed by Clint Eastwood.

The Sun Is Also A Star

Camrus Johnson has been cast as Omar, “a lively, irreverent youth with a sarcastic sense of humor who can’t quite understand why his best friend Daniel is unable to resist his overbearing parents’ demands.”

This actor joins already cast: Yara Shahidi and Charles Melton.

Tracy Oliver wrote the screenplay for the film.

Russo-Young is directing the film.

The Sun Is Also A Star‘s plot synopsis: based on the book by Nicola Yoon, “the film centers on Natasha (Shahidi), a girl in New York City whose pragmatism is challenged when she falls in love with Daniel (Melton) right before her family is set to be deported back to Jamaica.”

It: Chapter 2

Isaiah Mustafa has been cast as Mike Hanlon.

This actor joins already cast: Bill Skarsgard, Jessica Chastain, James McAvoy, Bill Hader, Andy BeanJames Ransone, and Jay Ryan.

It: Chapter 2‘s plot synopsis: “IT: Chapter 2 will be set 27 years after the first film. As they’ve grown up, they’ve forgotten about what had happened. When bad things start to happen in Derry again and kids begin to go missing, Mike Hanlon, who stayed behind in Derry to keep watch over the town, calls up his old friends and reminds them of the promise they made to come back and stop It if it ever came back.”

Andy Muschietti is directing the film.

It: Chapter 2 will be released in U.S. theaters through Warner Bros. on September 6, 2019.

Maleficent 2

Judith Shekoni has been as cast as Shrike, ““a character who befriends the titular anti-hero, Maleficent”.

This actress will be joining already cast: Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, Michelle Pfeiffer, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Ed Skrein, Robert Lindsay, and Harris Dickinson.

Maleficent 2‘s plot synopsis: “A fantasy adventure that picks up several years after “Maleficent,” in which audiences learned of the events that hardened the heart of Disney’s most notorious villain and drove her to curse a baby Princess Aurora, “Maleficent II” continues to explore the complex relationship between the horned fairy and the soon to be Queen, as they form new alliances and face new adversaries in their struggle to protect the moors and the magical creatures that reside within.?”

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