James LeGros

Casting Net: Bridesmaids star Wendi McLendon-Covey joins Nicolas Cage in Bin Laden satire

Everyone knows that mom—whether it's your own or a friend's—who just loves her kids so much that she ends up being a constant, overprotective presence…
  • Wendi McLendon-Covey (Bridesmaids, The Goldbergs) will star opposite Nicolas Cage in Army of One, a satirical comedy loosely based on a GQ article. The movie tells the larger-than-life, but true story of Gary Faulkner, a Colorado construction worker who travels to Pakistan 11 times, in an attempt to capture Osama Bin Laden himself. McLendon-Covey will play Cage’s wife. Filming will begin later this spring.
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