Samuel L. Jackson Is The President in First Image from BIG GAME; Felicity Huffman, Victor Garber, and Ted Levin Added to Cast

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We got a look at Samuel L. Jackson as S.H.I.E.L.D. Director Nick Fury in the trailer for Captain America: The Winter Soldier earlier today, but now a first-look image from another Jackson films casts the actor in a different light.  Jackson plays the President of the United States in Big Game, which revolves around a 13-year-old boy named Oskari (Onni Tommila) who stumbles upon a crashed Air Force One in the wilderness and subsequently aims to get the President to safety.  Jalmari Helander directs the action adventure pic, and along with the first image, it has been announced that Felicity Huffman, Victor Garber, and Ted Levine have been added to a cast that also includes Jim Broadbent and Ray Stevenson.

Hit the jump to take a look at the image and to read the full press release.  Big Game is currently in production in Bavaria.

Jessica Brown Findlay Joins Fox’s FRANKENSTEIN, Olivia Thirlby Added to Kevin Hart’s Untitled Comedy, BIG GAME and STEP UP 5 Announce Their Casts

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Some more casting news for you today:

  • Jessica Brown Findlay (Downton Abbey) will join Daniel Radcliffe and James McAvoy in Paul McGuigan’s untitled Frankenstein project set up at 20th Century Fox.
  • Olivia Thirlby (Dredd) has joined Jeremy Garelick’s untitled comedy starring Kevin Hart and Josh Gad.
  • Jim Broadbent (Cloud Atlas), Ray Stevenson (Thor) and more join Big Game, written and directed by Jalmari Helander and starring Samuel L. Jackson.
  • Step Up 5 has released its full cast, which includes returning stars Ryan Guzman and Briana Evigan.

Hit the jump for more on each film.

Michael Caine and Jennifer Garner Join IMAGINE, Samuel L. Jackson to Play the President in BIG GAME, Trio Set for Charlie Kaufman’s ANOMALISA

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We’ve got a few casting stories to share today.  Briefly:

  • Michael Caine and Jennifer Garner have boarded the aging rock star film Imagine, joining Al Pacino, Annette Bening, and Bobby Cannavale in the cast.
  • Samuel L. Jackson will play the President of the United States in the actioner Big Game.
  • Jennifer Jason Leigh (Weeds), David Thewlis (Harry Potter), and Tom Noonan (Heat) will reprise their roles from the stage play version of Charlie Kaufman’s Anomalisa in the animated feature film adaptation, which Kaufman is co-directing.

Hit the jump for more on each of these projects.

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