Julia Verdin stacks the deck with Sienna Miller, Jacqueline Bisset for ‘TWO JACKS’

Hollywood, CA (Hollywood Today) 12/29/10 – Producer Julia Verdin may have scored a winning hand for her newest film Two Jacks, currently filming in LA.  Verdin (Stander, Merchants of Venice) is collaborating with Director Bernard Rose (Immortal Beloved, Mr. Nice) on the indie drama based on Leo Tolstoy’s short story “The Two Hussars.”  Sienna Miller, Jack Huston, and Danny Huston star in the film, along with Green Hornet’s Jamie Harris, Billy Zane, Jacqueline Bisset and Richard Portnow (Law Abiding Citizen) who recently joined the cast.

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Julia Verdin, Bernard Rose draw Sienna Miller and Danny Huston for TWO JACKS

December 22, 2010 — Jack Huston, Jamie Harris, Billy Zane and Richard Portnow recently added for a full house.

Producer Julia Verdin (“Stander,” Merchant of Venice”) and Director Bernard Rose (“Mr. Nice,” “Immortal Beloved”) have joined together to collaborate on the indie drama “Two Jacks.” They’ve brought in Jack Huston to star along with Danny Huston, Sienna Miller and Jacqueline Bisset. “Green Hornet’s” Jamie Harris, Billy Zane and Richard Portnow (“Law Abiding Citizen”) have joined the cast and are currently filming in Los Angeles.

Jack Huston has recently created quite a splash playing ‘Richard Harrow’ in HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire” currently airing, ‘Royce King’ in “Twilight – The Eclipse,” he will shortly be seen as ‘Graham Plinston’ in “Mr. Nice,” has just wrapped indie film “The Hot Potato” with Ray Winstone and will next star in “The Twilight Zone” to be directed by David Chase.

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Sienna Miller, Danny Huston draw ‘Jacks’

Sienna Miller and Danny Huston are toplining indie drama “Two Jacks,” based on Leo Tolstoy short story “The Two Hussars,” which Bernard Rose has adapted and is directing.

Julia Verdin (“Stander”) of Rough Diamond Prods. is producing; Huston exec produces. Rose and Huston have worked on three films based on Tolstoy stories including 2008′s “The Kreutzer Sonata.”

Jacqueline Bisset, Billy Zane, Izabella Miko and Lydia Hearst also star.

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Sienna Miller to Star in Two Jacks Film

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Sienna Miller will star in the film Two Jacks, according to a report in Variety. Bernard Rose, who has written the screenplay which is an adaptation of Leo Tolstoy’s short story The Two Hussars, is directing the project.The movie revolves around two different generations of a family across several decades; specifically a legendary filmmaker seeking financing for a project in the early 1990s and his son, who hopes to make his mark as a director in the present day. The cast will also feature Danny Huston, Jacqueline Bisset, Billy Zane, Izabella Miko and Lydia Hearst.

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Sienna Miller and Danny Huston Take on TWO JACKS



We have a few bits of casting news for you this morning.  First up, Dennis Quaid has signed on to star in the indie thriller Beneath the Darkness.  Directed by Martin Guigui, Darkness is set in Texas (where it is currently shooting) and focuses on a teen who attempts to expose the deep, dark secrets of a house owned by Quaid’s character.  Speaking of which, per Variety, the actor is set to make a turn as a well-respected mortician (the best kind of mortician, in my opinion).  Quaid joins a cast that features Aimee Teegarden, Tony Oller, and Stephen Lunsford.

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Sienna Miller And Danny Huston In TWO JACKS

Variety reported that Sienna Miller (G.I. Joe: The Rise Of Cobra) and Danny Huston (The Warrior’s Way) are starring in indie drama TWO JACKS based on Leo Tolstoy short story The Two Hussars

Scripted by Bernard Rose who also directs the project which also stars Jacqueline Bisset, Billy Zane, Izabella Miko and Lydia Hearst
The story is about “two different generations of a family starting in 1992, when a legendary filmmaker returns to Hollywood after a lengthy absence to get financing for a new movie. In a series of wild adventures, he boozes, seduces a beautiful woman and fights with studio execs, winning the money he needs in a poker game.
Twenty years later, the filmmaker’s son (played by Jack Huston) comes to town to make his directorial debut amid curiosity as to whether he’s inherited his father’s gifts”

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