Friday, May 22, 2015
Two More Join Fuqua's THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN
Deadline reports that actors Manuel Garcia-Rulfo and Martin Sensmeier will play the respective roles of "Vasquez" and "Red Harvest", joining lead actor Denzel Washington in a remake of director John Sturges's titular 1960 Western adaptation of an earlier Kurosawa classic. The new film reunites Washington will his Training Day and The Equalizer helmer Antoine Fuqua from scribe John Lee Hancock's final draft which centers on a group of five outlaws hired to protect a small mining town from a ruthless gold baron.
Actress Haley Bennett and actors Ethan Hawke, Chris Pratt, Wagner Mouran, Vincent D'Onofrio, and Byung-hun Lee round out the current cast for the film's expected release of January 13, 2017. Fuqua's latest film, boxing drama Southpaw starring Jake Gyllenhaal will open on July 24 courtesy of TWC.
Stay tuned for more info!