Rami Malek & Zoe Saldana Join David O. Russell’s A-List Cast For Untitled Feature
According to Deadline, Oscar-winning actor Rami Malek and MCU star Zoe Saldana have officially signed on to join acclaimed filmmaker David O. Russell’s upcoming untitled feature project for New Regency which has already started its production. They will be joining a star-studded cast already comprised of Oscar winner Christian Bale, Oscar nominee Margot Robbie (I, Tonya), John David Washington (BlacKkKlansman, Tenet), and Michael B. Jordan (Black Panther, Creed).
Russell will write and direct the project, which teams him with Bale for the third time after the two joined forces on The Fighter (for which Bale won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor) and American Hustle. Further details about the plot and characters are still being kept under wraps but it is said to based on Russell’s original idea.
The project will be produced by Arnon Milchan, Matthew Budman, and Anthony Katagas for New Regency.
Malek is best known for his acclaimed performance in the hit show Mr. Robot which gave him an Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a drama. The series only ran for four seasons from 2015 to 2019. He also starred in 2019’s Freddy Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody which earned Malek an Oscar for Best Actor. He will next be seen in the upcoming Bond film No Time to Die.
Saldana gained worldwide recognition for starring in blockbuster films such as James Cameron’s Avatar, Guardians of the Galaxy 1 & 2, and Avengers: Endgame. She will next be seen in Netflix’s sci-fi comedy The Adam Project starring alongside Jennifer Garner and Ryan Reynolds.
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