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Casting: Lily James to Greece, Joe Pesci to Scorsese

Image About the upcoming sequel to the 2008 musical "Mamma MIA!" studio Universal announced at the end of May, which delighted fans of the film and the work of the Swedish quartet ABBA. At the moment, it is known that Meryl Streep, Amanda Seyfred, Pierce Brosnan, Christine Baranski and Colin Firth will return to their roles.

New faces will also appear in the second part. According to the portal The Tracking Board , British actress Lily James will play one of the key roles in the upcoming film. She has to embody on the screen the image of a young Donna - the heroine of Meryl Streep .

Filming according to his own script will be done by the author of films about the "Hotel" Marigold "" Ol Parker. The sequel will include scenes from the heroes' past to show what and how influenced the relationship between them, which viewers observed in the original.


All this, of course, will be accompanied by the music of the group ABBA . The creators of the tape promise, both already familiar from the first part, and not previously used in the film compositions. As for Lily James , she has experience in singing - the girl had a chance to perform one of the songs in the film "Cinderella" in 2015. A sequel titled Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again! is scheduled for 20 July 2018 .

Meanwhile, Blake Lively decided to completely move away from the image of a cute gossip. Last year, she fought a bloodthirsty shark in the horror movie The Shallows, and in the spring it was revealed that the actress signed up for a film about the female fighter MMA . And now, according to the edition of Variety , Blake intends to play the role of the killer in the spy thriller The Rhythm Section.


The director's chair for the future project will be assigned to Reed Morano (The Handmaid's Tale), and the production functions will be taken over by Michael J. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli, working with the James Bond franchise.

The film is a modern adaptation of the first of four novels by British writer Mark Burnell in the Stephanie Patrick series.The main character, after the death of her family in a plane crash, on the plane on which she herself was supposed to fly, lost the meaning of life and went on the path of self-destruction. However, when Stephanie learns that the accident was not accidental, anger gives her strength. She has a new goal - the heroine becomes a murderer, obsessed with the desire to hunt down and take revenge on the guilty.Filming is due to begin this fall and will take place in the US, UK, Ireland, Spain and Switzerland.


Martin Scorsese finally managed to get the actor Joe Pesci into his long-term project, the gangster biopic "The Irishman". Rumors of his possible involvement have been circulating since 2010, but only now the actor has officially signed a contract with Scorsese and Robert De Niro after repeatedly (some say about 50 times) canceled filming.

The role in the film The Irishman will be for Pesci the first since 2010, and also the fourth joint project with Scorsese (after Raging Bull, Casino "and" Nice Guys ", for the role in which Pesci won the Oscar ) and the seventh with Robert De Niro .


Based on Charles Brandt's novel I Heard You Paint Homes ,the WWII veteran, Frank Sheeran , nicknamed The Irish, who became a hitman after the war. He is credited with killing at least 25 gangsters, including trade union leader and adventurer Jimmy Hoffa.

Frank Sheeran will be played by Robert De Niro , Hoffa will be played by Al Pacino, and Joe Pesci will be the boss of Pennsylvania the mafia of Russell Bufalino , who may have had something to do with the disappearance of Jimmy Hoffa .


In addition, it was officially confirmed that Bobby Cannavale and Harvey Keitel, with whom Martin Scorsese also have a long and fruitful cooperation, are negotiating for participation in the filming. Filming is due to begin this month in New York.

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Author: Jake Pinkman