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ADDITIONAL CASTING ANNOUNCED FOR ARMY OF ONE


 

Endgame Entertainment, Condé Nast Entertainment and TWC-Dimension Announce Additional Casting for ARMY OF ONE

Russell Brand, Denis O’Hare, Ken Marino, Paul Scheer and Rainn Wilson join the previously announced Nicolas Cage and Wendi McLendon-Covey

 

LOS ANGELES (April 16, 2015) – Russell Brand, Denis O’Hare, Ken Marino, Paul Scheer and Rainn Wilson have joined the cast of ARMY OF ONE for director Larry Charles. Brand, O’Hare, Marino, Scheer and Wilson join the previously announced Nicolas Cage and Wendi McLendon-Covey in the comedy from Endgame Entertainment and Condé Nast Entertainment that will be distributed in North America by Bob and Harvey Weinstein’s TWC-Dimension. ARMY OF ONE was written by Scott Rothman and Rajiv Joseph and loosely based on a GQ article by Chris Heath.

ARMY OF ONE, which is currently in production is inspired by the true story of Gary Faulkner, a handyman from Colorado who receives a vision telling him to go to Pakistan to do what no one else can do, namely to capture Osama Bin Laden. So without any questions or skills, he follows his mission.

Dawn Ostroff and Jeremy Steckler of Condé Nast Entertainment, Emile Gladstone, and James D. Stern of Endgame Entertainment are all producers on the film. Julie Goldstein and Lucas Smith oversee day-to-day production for Endgame, and Patrick Newall is serving as executive producer.

FilmNation Entertainment is handling international sales for ARMY OF ONE.

 

ABOUT ENDGAME ENTERTAINMENT

Endgame Entertainment is a production/financing company focused on creating and supporting high-quality projects from innovative and creative filmmakers. Under the leadership of CEO James D. Stern, Endgame has produced and/or financed a variety of film, television, and live stage productions across a wide range of genres. Endgame’s upcoming projects include FREEHELD, starring Julianne Moore and Ellen Page, which Lionsgate recently acquired at the Berlin Film Festival; Tarsem Singh’s SELF/LESS, starring Ryan Reynolds, and the Untitled Oliver Stone/Edward Snowden Project, starring Joseph Gordon Levitt, which is written and directed by Stone. Past Endgame Entertainment releases include Rian Johnson’s LOOPER, Steven Soderbergh’s SIDE EFFECTS, HAROLD AND KUMAR GO TO WHITE CASTLE, LORD OF WAR, I’M NOT THERE, EVERY LITTLE STEP, and the Oscar-nominated films AN EDUCATION and HOTEL RWANDA. Recent television projects for Endgame include the HBO documentary called SPORT IN AMERICA: OUR DEFINING STORIES, and the Golden Globe winning mini-series DANCING ON THE EDGE, for Starz. In 2011, the company launched a $150 million revolving facility called Endgame Releasing, an innovative marketing venture that will partner with equity investors, third-party producers and studios to provide P&A (prints and advertising) for commercial, wide release films.

 

ABOUT TWC-DIMENSION

The first film under the TWC-Dimension banner was the critically acclaimed PADDINGTON which has crossed the $75 million mark at the box office.

Upcoming releases include GOLD starring Matthew McConaughey and directed by Stephen Gaghan, ARMY OF ONE starring Nicolas Cage and directed by Larry Charles, SIX BILLION DOLLAR MAN starring Mark Wahlberg and directed by Peter Berg, MURDER MYSTERY and the reboot of SHORT CIRCUIT.