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What Is Even Going On With this Otherwise Straightforward Casting Notice?

By Dustin Rowles | Industry | May 26, 2016 |

By Dustin Rowles | Industry | May 26, 2016 |


Deadline Hollywood has an “exclusive” up today about Daniel Craig joining the cast of Steven Soderbergh’s Logan Lucky, a heist film about two brothers planning a crime during a NASCAR race in Charlotte. That’s not the interesting news, though.

Three other tidbits make this post interesting:

1) Steven Soderbergh is directing a feature film? I knew he had moved on to television, but I thought he had retired from feature filmmaking back in 2012. He’s coming out for a heist film set during a NASCAR race? What happened? Does this officially mean no Knick season 3? Or is Soderbergh just returning to refill the money coffers before he goes back to making inaccessible art films for … himself?

2) The casting is also bizarre. Daniel Craig, Channing Tatum and Adam Driver are in the film, but so are Katherine Heigl and Seth MacFarlane, both of whom seem ill-suited to a Soderbergh heist film. Heigl hasn’t had a hit in eight years (and has a cancelled TV series to go along with it), and MacFarlane is both a comedic actor and actually cannot act.

3) Maybe the most bizarre tidbit comes in the article’s discussion of Daniel Craig’s future as James Bond:

It has also been widely reported (and confirmed by Deadline) that Jamie Bell has discussed the Bond role with his Film Stars Don’t Die movie producer Barbara Broccoli (who has long produced the Bond movies).

Wait, what? Jamie Bell? What happened to Tom Hiddleston? Or Gillian Anderson? Where did Billy Elliot come from? What?

The strangest thing is: I can kind of see it.

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Source: Deadline




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