The upcoming heist movie Jam has some fan favorite actors. On Wednesday, reports revealed that Aldis Hodge, Joe Keery and Camila Morrone have all been cast Jam, providing the first official announcement of the film’s existence. Marmalade will be his directorial debut Legion and Wedding Crashers Actor Keir O’Donnell, who also wrote the screenplay. The project reportedly already wrapped production earlier this month in Minnesota, but does not currently have a release date. Jam purportedly follows a naïve petty bourgeois as he tells the colorful story of a romantic bank robbery to his sly cellmate.
Jam Produced by James Harris and Mark Lane of Tea Shop Productions with Sarah Gabriel and Marc Goldberg under the Signature Films banner and in association with Jason Shapiro, Silver Lining Entertainment.
Keery is best known for his role as Steve Harrington Stranger Thingsand also appears in Free Press. Morrone’s work includes his upcoming adaptation Daisy Jones & The Sixas Mickey and the Bear. Hodge’s work includes Underground and A night in Miamias well as portraying Carter Hall / Hawkman in the upcoming DC series Black Adam film.
“Never [Dwayne] he said, ‘Welcome to Black Adam,’ it was literally like what I imagined winning the lottery to feel like,” Hodge said in a previous interview. “I was really, really looking forward to being a part of any kind of superhero. universe. I didn’t care what it was for so long just because I was such a fan. I grew up with graphic novels. I got into the business to make money to buy Batman toys, you know? But as far as my pursuit of this kind of vehicle – without much character, but with any foot in the door – it had been many years. It was like 13 to 15 years of constantly going to bat and being told no… So it was really a validation of those last few years of searching and hustle and preparation. And for me, it was a real moment of disbelief.”
“As a fan, a comic book fan, and a superhero fan, I love the nature of Hawkman,” Hodge continued. “He’s an absolute warrior. He’s fierce and fierce for the best reason. He means well. But what I love so much about him and connect with personally is his understanding and love of trying to get history right. He has to he does with the brain part of him. He’s a professor, and because he’s lived so many lives, he understands; he’s been there. It’s history. And when it comes to certain things in the textbooks, he wants to get it right.”
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