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EXCLUSIVE: Josh Hutcherson (The Hunger Games), Bryce Gangel (Crisis), Curtiss Cook (The Chi), and Darren Pettie (Sneaky Pete) are set as series regulars opposite Lena Headey in Showtime dramedy pilot Rita, based on Christian Torpe’s award-winning Danish series. Torpe will pen the pilot and serve as showrunner. Rita is a co-production of Showtime and Platform One Media.
In Rita, Headey will play the title character, a headstrong, unconventional teacher and single mother who takes on every kind of authority – as well as her family – in a messy and unfiltered way.
Hutcherson will play Ricco, Rita’s oldest son, a former bad boy who can do no wrong in her eyes.
You can read more at Deadline.com!
Exciting news! It has been announced that Josh will star in the thriller film Plume.
THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER – The Hunger Games‘ Josh Hutcherson has signed on to star opposite Suki Waterhouse (Assassination Nation) and Tilda Cobham-Hervey (Hotel Mumbai) in the thriller Plume.
Written and directed by Mike Gan, the film follows lonely, unstable gas station attendant Melinda (Cobham-Hervey), who is tired of being overshadowed by her more confident, outgoing co-worker Sheila (Waterhouse). When the gas station is held up at gunpoint by Billy (Hutcherson), a desperate man in need of quick cash, Melinda finds an opportunity to make a connection with the robber, regardless of who gets hurt.
Plume is being produced by Yale Prods.’ Jordan Yale Levine, Jordan Beckerman, Michael J. Rothstein and Russ Posternak alongside Sukee Chew of Hopscotch Pictures and Ash Christian of Cranium Entertainment. Film Mode Entertainment is handling international sales and will introduce the film to buyers at European Film Market in Berlin. Production is set to begin later this month, with casting director Brandon Henry Rodriguez rounding out the supporting roles.
The film marks the feature debut for writer-director Gan, who previously gained recognition in the genre filmmaking community for his short No Evil, which screened at the Toronto International Film Festival’s Creative Minds In Toronto Film Program and the Palm Springs International ShortFest.
“I am beyond ecstatic for the opportunity to work with such a talented trio of actors in Josh, Suki and Tilda,” said Gan. “I’m a huge fan of their work and feel they’re perfectly suited to bring the characters of Melinda, Billy and Sheila to life.”
Hutcherson is known for his leading role in the Hunger Games franchise, as well as more recently in The Disaster Artist and the Hulu series Future Man. Waterhouse next stars in several upcoming films, including Assassination Nation, which marked the biggest sale at last month’s Sundance Film Festival, as well as opposite Ryan Reynolds in Legendary’s Detective Pikachu. Cobham-Hervey is best known for her role in 52 Tuesdays and next stars in Hotel Mumbai opposite Armie Hammer and Dev Patel.
Hutcherson is repped by CAA, The Beddingfield Co. and Hansen, Jacobson, Teller. Waterhouse is handled by CAA and Untitled Entertainment as well as Independent Talent Group in the U.K. Cobham-Hervey is repped by CAA and United Management.
Exciting news! Hulu has renewed Future Man for a second season.
DEADLINE – Hulu has given second-season renewals to Marvel’s Runaways and Future Man.
Marvel’s Runaways, from Marvel and ABC Signature Studios, and Future Man, from Sony TV Studios, have both been picked up for 13 episodes.
Created by Kyle Hunter and Ariel Shaffir, Future Man, stars Josh Hutcherson as Josh Futturman, a janitor by day/gamer by night who is recruited by mysterious visitors to travel through time in order to prevent the extinction of humanity. Eliza Coupe, Derek Wilson and Haley Joel Osment also star in the series executive produced and directed by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg. Matt Tolmach, James Weaver and Ben Karlin also executive produce. Future Man is produced by Point Grey Pictures, Matt Tolmach Productions and Turkeyfoot Productions, in association with Sony Pictures Television.