While little to nothing is currently known about Academy Award winner David O. Russell’s next film in the works at New Regency, the cast continues to grow. Following a report that Rami Malek and Zoe Saldana were joining the cast, it appears a slew of new stars are following suit. As first reported by Deadline, Robert De Niro, Chris Rock, and Anya Taylor-Joy are among the new actors joining the ensemble.
Additionally, Mike Myers, Timothy Olyphant, Michael Shannon, Andrea Riseborough, Matthias Schoenaerts, and Alessandro Nivola appear on the movie’s call sheet as well. The new litany of big-name performers joins the previously cast Margot Robbie and Christian Bale. Additionally, Tenet star John David Washington joined the cast back in October, replacing Michael B. Jordan. Per the initial reports surrounding the film, its plot is based on an original idea from David O. Russell but details are being kept under wraps at this time.
The Fighter helmer is looking to begin production on his latest feature this month. Moreover, Matthew Budman (Joy) will board the picture as executive producer along with Anthony Katagas (Ad Astra). Recently, Emmanuel “Chivo” Lubezki (Birdman) came aboard the project as its cinematographer as well. New Regency will produce and distribute the feature with no release date currently set.
Robert De Niro is one of the greatest actors of all time. Recently, the Oscar winner earned critical acclaim for his role in Martin Scorcese’s The Irishman. Moreover, De Niro also recently starred in the comedy The War With Grandpa. Thie latest casting will reunite the actor with David O. Russell after appear in 2012’s Silver Linings Playbook. Meanwhile, Chris Rock is one of the most accomplished and recognizable stars of all time as well. Rock recently starred in the HBO Max film The Witches while starring in FX’s Fargo. Up next, Rock will star alongside Samuel L. Jackson in the Saw spinoff titled Spiral. Recently, Anya Taylor-Joy’s stock has risen thanks to the groundbreaking Netflix series The Queen’s Gambit. Up next, the New Mutants star will portray the titular character in Furiosa, a Mad Max prequel film.
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