Ava DuVernay’s Next Film Has Filled Out Its Ensemble Cast

It has been a bit since filmmaker Ava DuVernay has had a new project on the big screen. Her recent small screen work has been much acclaimed, but a feature film from her has been awaited with baited breath. Well, an adaptation of Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents is coming from Duvernay. Aunjanue Ellis has the lead role, but the ensemble supporting cast for the movie has now been rounded out.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, DuVernay’s movie will now feature Blair UnderwoodFinn Wittrock, Victoria Pedretti, Isha Blaaker, Leonardo Nam, Donna Mills, and Emily Yancy, in addition to the likes of Vera Farmiga, Niecy Nash, Nick Offerman, Jon Bernthal, Audra McDonald, and Connie Nielson. That’s quite the collection of talent, making Caste something to really pay attention to.

Source: THR


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Written by Steven Prusakowski

Steven Prusakowski has been a cinephile as far back as he can remember, literally. At the age of ten, while other kids his age were sleeping, he was up into the late hours of the night watching the Oscars. Since then, his passion for film, television, and awards has only grown. For over a decade he has reviewed and written about entertainment through publications including Awards Circuit and Screen Radar. He has conducted interviews with some of the best in the business - learning more about them, their projects and their crafts. He is a graduate of the RIT film program. You can find him on Twitter and Letterboxd as @FilmSnork – we don’t know why the name, but he seems to be sticking to it.

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