Casting Net: Tyga joins Bruce Willis detective movie |


Casting Net: Tyga joins Bruce Willis detective movie

  • Tyga can’t stay away from the screen. The rapper — who appeared in Dope — is the latest to join the Cullen Brothers’ untitled detective movie starring Bruce Willis. The film also stars John Goodman, Jason Momoa, Adam Goldberg, Famke Janssen, David Arquette, and Thomas Middleditch. The movie is currently shooting in Los Angeles. [Deadline]
  • Your newest stoner comedy duo? Try Russell Peters and Faizon Love. The pair will headline Brad Esptein’s Ripped, from a script co-written by Epstein and Billiam Coronel. Alex Meneses will also appear in the film. [The Hollywood Reporter]
  • Chiké Okonkwo was added to the upcoming The Birth of a Nation that details Nat Turner’s 1831 slave rebellion. He’s slated to play a slave who becomes an ally to Turner, who’s played by the film’s writer and director, Nate Parker. The movie is currently shooting in Savannah, Ga. and also stars Armie Hammer, Jackie Earle Haley, and Gabrielle Union. [Deadline]
  • Kerem Sanga’s First Girl I Loved found its two leads: Dylan Gelula and Brianna Hildebrand. The indie rom-com traces the budding relationship between the two leading women and is set in Southern California’s San Fernando Valley. The movie also stars Pamela Adlon, Tim Heidecker, Erik Griffin, and Cameron Esposito. Production is currently underway. [The Wrap]

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