Two New Screen Beauties Added To FAST AND FURIOUS 7; Extras Needed For Atlanta Set
Deadline and Times Of India have each confirmed that Game Of Thrones co-star Nathalie Emmanuel and Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone have acquired roles in the upcoming seventh installment of the highly successful film franchise. While most or all details are currently being kept under wraps regarding their roles in Fast And Furious 7, it is particularly said that Emmanuel‘s role will be portrayed alongside those of returning leads Riddick star Vin Diesel and actor Paul Walker.
The news comes just a little over a week after it was announced that actors Kurt Russell was given a role for the film to be directed by James Wan, in continuation from the previous blockbuster hit, Furious 6, directed by Justin Lin. Other additions include returning actors Tyrese Gibson and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, along with Expendables 3 stars Jason Statham and newcoming actress and UFC fighter Ronda Rousey, and international action star Tony Jaa, provided that he can help square things away with Sahamongkol Film Int’l first.
Produced by Diesel and Neal H. Moritz from a script by Chris Morgan, Fast And Furious 7 is prepping for a July 11, 2014 from Universal Pictures and is now looking for extras to begin shooting in Atlanta, Georgia this week as its backdrop for its continuing Los Angeles storyline. Filming is also expected to take place along the Pikes Peak Highway in Colorado.
Further casting announcements and confirmations are expected, so stay tuned for more info.
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