Casting Call: Electra and Elise Avellan Reprise Roles in MACHETE KILLS, Cloris Leachman in the Ring for RAGING BULL 2, JoAnna Garcia Joins THE INTERNSHIP

     June 27, 2012

avellan-twins-machete-kills-cloris-leachman-raging-bull-2-joanna-garcia-the-internship-sliceavellan-twins-machete-kills-cloris-leachman-raging-bull-2-joanna-garcia-the-internship-slice

It’s an all-ladies casting call today.  Here’s what you need to know:

Hit the jump for more on each project.

Variety gloriouslyavellan-twins-machete-kills reports that the Avellan Twins will return in Machete Kills as the kick-ass nurses, Mona and Lisa.  The Avellans join Jessica Alba, Sofia Vergara, Michelle Rodriguez and Amber Heard in the sequel.  The duo previously played the Crazy Babysitter twins in Rodriguez’s Planet Terror and Quentin Tarantino’s Death Proof. Machete Kills follows the titular ex-Federale (Trejo) who is recruited by the President of the United States (Charlie Sheen) to track down an arms dealer (Mel Gibson) before he can launch nuclear weapons.  Look for the sequel sometime in 2013.

Deadline reports that Leachman is set to star as the mother of Penelope Ann Miller’s character in Raging Bull 2. Leachman has The Oogieloves and the Big Balloon Adventure, Gambit and Adult World due out within the next year.  Raging Bull 2, which is not associated with Martin Scorsese or Robert De Niro, explores the life of middleweight champion boxer Ray LaMotta before and after the events of Raging Bull. The picture, which recently went into production,  stars William Forsythe, Mojean Aria, Joe Mantegna, Paul Sorvino and Natasha Henstridge.

Also from Deadline comes word that Garcia is the latest addition aboard The Internship.  Levy directs Vaughn and Wilson as two out-of-work salesmen who try to reinvent themselves by taking an internship at a cutting edge tech company.  Garcia, who will star opposite Justin Kirk in the new NBC comedy Animal Practice, is set to play Vaughn’s girlfriend in the film.

machete-kills-electra-avellan-elise-avellan

avellan-twins-nurses-machete-kills

Around The Web

Latest News

New BLACK MASS Trailer: Johnny Depp Goes Gangster

Depp plays Whitey Bulger in the crime drama opposite Joel Edgerton, Benedict Cumberbatch, and more.

DEADPOOL: Ryan Reynolds Makes a Fan’s Dream Come True for Make-A-Wish

Nothing better than seeing a superhero use his powers for good.

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen Won’t Return as Michelle Tanner in FULLER HOUSE

How rude!

STUDIO TIME WITH JUNKIE XL Trailer: Learn Film Composing from an Industry Pro

The composer of 'Mad Max: Fury Road' and 'Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice' wants to teach you how to do his job.

FANTASTIC FOUR: Michael B. Jordon Addresses Backlash Over Human Torch Casting

The Human Torch himself has a message for internet trolls, and it's kind of great.

POLTERGEIST Review

Surprise! It's actually a lot of fun.

Director Gil Kenan Talks POLTERGEIST, Deleted Scenes, and Blu-ray Extended Cut

Plus what did Woody Allen teach him about editing, what he learned from the test screenings, and how he shot an alternate ending that didn’t work.

SICARIO: Josh Brolin and Benicio Del Toro Recruit Emily Blunt in First Clip

Denis Villeneuve's latest collaboration with Roger Deakins looks surprisingly austere.

Lionsgate’s THE ODYSSEY Adaptation Will Be At Least Two Movies

'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' and 'Mockingjay' director Francis Lawrence is at the helm.

Amy Schumer to Co-Write, Star in Mother-Daughter Comedy for Fox

Paul Feig will produce the new feature, which is described as an action-comedy in the vein of 'The Heat'.

Page 1 of 3,96112345...102030...Last »