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Leland Orser Returns For ‘Taken 3′; Dan Bakkedahl Joins ‘Get Hard’

By | Monday March 24, 2014 @ 6:26pm PDT

Leland OrserLeland Orser is set to reprise his role as Liam Neeson’s best friend Sam in Fox’s Taken 3. The film begins production at the end of March, with Taken and Taken 2 cast members Maggie Grace, Famke Janssen and Jon Gries also returning. Orser’s recent credits The Guest and the upcoming Faults as well as TV’s Magic City, Revolution and Touch. The actor, who next appears in Paramount’s remake of The Gambler with Mark Wahlberg and Brie Larson, is repped by Gersh and The Burstein Company.

Dan-Bakkedahl__140314013624-275x276Dan Bakkedahl has been cast in director Etan Cohen’s Get Hard for Warner Bros. When millionaire hedge fund manager James King (Will Ferrell) is nailed for fraud and bound for a stretch in San Quentin, the judge gives him 30 days to get his affairs in order. Desperate, he turns to Darnell Lewis (Kevin Hart) to prep him for a life behind bars. But despite James’ one-percenter assumptions, Darnell is a hard-working small business owner who has never received a parking ticket, let alone been to prison. Bakkedahl plays Rick, Ferrell’s hated frenemy at their office. He just booked a role in Fox’s Agent 47 and appeared in the 2013 comedy The Heat. He is a regular on the FXX comedy Legit, and TV credits also include Veep and Community. Bakkedahl is repped by Paradigm and Authentic Talent and Literary Management.

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Leland Orser Cast In ‘The Gambler’ & ‘Faults’; Ivana Milicevic Joins Untitled Cameron Crowe Project

By | Tuesday December 17, 2013 @ 7:29pm PST

Leland Orser 1Leland Orser has joined the cast of Paramount’s remake of The Gambler, starring Mark Wahlberg and Brie Larson. He will play Jones, a resentful English professor at UCLA who is the Wahlberg character’s superior. Rupert Wyatt is set to direct the pic from a script by William Monahan. Orser also will star in writer-director Riley Stearns’ Faults, recently named to the 2013 Black List. He plays Ansel Roth, who is hired by parents of a woman (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) who is caught up in a cult to kidnap and deprogram her. Orser, whose recent credits include TV’s Magic City, Revolution and Touch, next appears in The Guest, which will premiere at Sundance next month. He is repped by Gersh and The Burstein Company.

Ivana Milicevic 1Ivana Milicevic has landed a role in the Untitled Cameron Crowe project for Sony. The romantic comedy centers on a defense contractor (Bradley Cooper) who falls for an Air Force pilot (Emma Stone) after he is assigned to oversee the launch of a weapons satellite from Hawaii. Milicevic plays Alexis Huff, the biographer of Bill Murray’s character, who follows him to the Aloha State. Scott Rudin is producing the pic, which Crowe wrote and is directing. The cast also includes Rachel McAdams, Alec Baldwin, John Krasinski, Danny McBride, Jay Baruchel. Read More »

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