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Radhika Apte, Naveen Andrews and Ken Leung Join Justin Lin’s ‘Last Days’

EXCLUSIVE: Radhika Apté (Sister Midnight), Naveen Andrews (The Dropout) and Ken Leung (Avatar: The Last Airbender) have signed to star alongside previously announced Sky Yang in Last daysthe next film of Fast Furious Justin Lin of the franchise.

Based on the Outside Magazine article The Last Days of John Allen Chau by journalist Alex Perry, this is the story of John Allen Chau, who believes he has been chosen to save the souls of the isolated tribe of North Sentinel Island. Designated as a protected site by the Indian government, John undertakes a harrowing journey to proselytize the Sentinelese in their desperate search for identity, purpose and belonging.

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Written by Ben Ripley (Source code), and marking Lin’s return to his independent roots, the film has just started production in Thailand. In addition to directing, Lin produces through his company Perfect Storm Entertainment, overseen by Salvador Gatdula and Andrew Schneider. Gotham Group’s Ellen Goldsmith-Vein and Eric Robinson will also produce alongside Clayton Townsend and Guja Quaranta. Outside Magazine, George Heller, Luke Speed ​​and Perry of Brillstein Entertainment Partners will serve as EPs.

An actress, screenwriter, director and producer, Apte recently starred in the Indian spy comedy Hindi. Ms. Undercoveras well as the Apple TV+ drama series, Shantaram. Next time, she will be seen in Karan Kandhari’s comedy-drama. Sister Midnightwhich premiered in Cannes.

Perhaps best known for his starring role opposite Amanda Seyfried in Hulu’s award-winning miniseries The dropoutproduced by Michael Showalter and Katherine Pope, Andrews reunited with Showalter on The Pittsburgh Pradeeps, an upcoming comedy series for Amazon Freevee. Other notable credits for the actor include JJ Abrams’ iconic ABC series Lost and that of Anthony Minghella The English patient.

Currently, Leung can be seen in HBO shows. Industry and Netflix live action Avatar: The Last Airbender. Other film credits include that of M. Night Shyamalan Oldthat of Spike Lee City without suckerthat of Edward Norton Keep the faithand the next Todd Phillips Joker: Folie à Deux. He was also seen on Lostas well as The Sopranos And High maintenance on HBO.

Apte is replaced by UTA and Curtis Brown; Andrews by Gersh, Ellen Meyer Management and Goodman, Genow, Schenkman; and Leung by Brillstein Entertainment Partners.

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