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Film Casting: RUMPELSTILTSKIN, CHARLIE’S ANGELS, Official Cast of STAR WARS: EPISODE 9 Announced, & More

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Rumpelstiltskin, Charlie’s Angels, Star Wars: Episode 9, and more Film Casting News

Rumpelstiltskin, Charlie’s Angels, Star Wars: Episode 9, and more 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.

Star Wars: Episode IX

Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong’o, Domhnall Gleeson, Kelly Marie Tran, Joonas Suotamo, Billie Lourd, Naomi Ackie, Richard E. Grant, Keri Russell, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, and Billy Dee Williams have all been cast in the film. The actors that appeared in previous Star Wars films will be reprising their roles. The actors that are new to the series have been cast in unspecified roles.

Carrie Fisher‘s role of General Leia Organa in Star Wars: Episode 9 will be composed of unused footage from Star Wars: Episode 7.

J.J. Abrams and Chris Terrio wrote the screenplay for the J.J. Abrams-directed film.

John Williams is composing the score for the film.

Star Wars: Episode 9 will be released in U.S. theaters through Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures on December 20, 2019.

Charlie’s Angels

Naomi Scott has been cast as an unspecified agent in the Charlie’s Angels‘ organization.

Ella Balinska has been cast as an unspecified agent in the Charlie’s Angels‘ organization.

These actresses join previously cast Kristen Stewart and Elizabeth Banks.

Charle’s Angels‘ plot synopsis: “The reboot takes the detective agency premise of the original television series and turn-of-the-century movies and takes it global, with the detective Townsend Agency now a worldwide security and intelligence service that has teams around the planet. The movie will focus on one of those teams and the next generation of Angels.”

Doug Miro, Carlo Bernard, Jay Basu, and Elizabeth Banks wrote the screenplay for the Elizabeth Banks-directed film.

Charle’s Angels will be released in U.S. theaters through Sony Pictures Releasing on September 27, 2019.

The Last Days of American Crime

Edgar Ramirez is in negotiations to play lead criminal Graham Burke.

The Last Days of American Crime‘s plot synopsis: based on the comic book by Rick Remender, “set in the near-future where the U.S. government has devised a plan to eliminate crime and terrorism through a signal that will make it impossible for anyone to knowingly commit a crime. The film will follow a small-time career criminal as he learns of the heist of the century from a femme fatale and works with her and her deadly boyfriend to get away with it before the signal begins broadcasting.”

Karl Gajdusek wrote the screenplay for the Olivier Megaton-directed film.


Peter Dinklage has been cast as Rumpelstiltskin.

Rumpelstiltskin‘s possible plot synopsis: based on the fairytale character, the story “follows a miller who lies to a king that his daughter can spin straw into gold. In an attempt to save her life, she makes a deal with the titular imp-like creature to have the straw spun into gold in exchange for her necklace first, followed by her ring the next day and lastly her first born child.”

Patrick Ness wrote the screenplay for the film.


Jennifer Beals has been cast as Karen Gibson, “the mother of Landon (Shane Paul McGhie), who marries Ken and develops a close relationship with Tessa, and who also wants to help Ken mend his relationship with Hardin.”

Peter Gallagher has been cast as Ken Scott, Hardin Scott’s father “and the chancellor of the university Hardin and Tessa attend. He and his son have a rocky relationship stemming from something traumatic that happened during Hardin’s childhood.”

This actor and actress join previously cast: Josephine Langford, Hero Fiennes Tiffin, Shane Paul McGhie, Khadijha Red Thunder, Samuel Larsen, Inanna Sarkis, Pia Mia, and Swen Temmel.

After‘s plot synopsis: “After is a story of self-discovery and sexual awakening that centers on Tessa (Langford), a dedicated student, dutiful daughter and loyal girlfriend to her high school sweetheart as she enters her first semester in college. Her guarded world opens up when she meets the dark and mysterious Hardin Scott (Tiffin), a magnetic, brooding rebel who makes her question all she thought she knew about herself and what she wants out of life.”

Susan McMartin wrote the screenplay for the Jenny Gage-directed film.

Walk Ride Rodeo

Missi Pyle, Spencer Locke, Bailey Chase, and Sherri Shepherd have been cast in unspecified roles.

This actor and actress join previously cast: Alyvia Alyn Lind, Corbin Bleu, Max Ehrich, Raleigh Cain, Mitchell Hoog, and John-Paul Howard.

Walk Ride Rodeo‘s plot synopsis: “the film follows the story of nationally-ranked barrel racer Snyder who, at 19-years old, barely survived a car accident that left her paralyzed from the waist down. Her doctors said she would never walk again, let alone ride. Snyder overcame her prognosis and was back on her horse 18 months after the accident.”

 Sean Dwyer and Greg Cope White wrote the screenplay for the Conor Allyn-directed film.

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