Amy Smart cast in Sister Cities | EW.com

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Casting Net: Amy Smart co-headlines indie Sister Cities

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  • Amy Smart is the latest to join Sister Cities. Sean Hanish’s film details four sisters who come back together after the supposed suicide of their mother. Jacki Weaver, Alfred Molina, Troian Bellisario, Stana Katic, Jess Weixler, and Michelle Trachtenberg are also in the movie. Filming began last week in Los Angeles. [Variety]
  • Spike Lee’s musical comedy Chiraq adds another. La La Anthony heads to the Amazon film as Hecuba, a powerful woman in a female gang. Chiraq is a reimagining of Aristophanes’ play, Lysistrata. But instead of the background of Greek warfare, it’ll be Chicago’s gangland. The movie also features Dave Chappelle, Jennifer Hudson, John Cusack, and Nick Cannon. It’s due for a December release. [Deadline]
  • A quartet of actresses — Stacey Dash, Sasheer Zamata, Cameron Esposito, and Seychelle Gabriel — have joined Sleight. Directed by J.D. Dillard, Sleight tracks a street magician who is forced into drug dealing to support his family — until his sister is kidnapped. It stars Dulé Hill and Tyga. Filming begins later this month. [Deadline]

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