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Vinnie Jones & Luis Guzman Join ABC Series ‘Mind Games’

By | Monday December 2, 2013 @ 6:07pm PST
Nellie Andreeva

guzman vinniejonesEXCLUSIVE: Vinnie Jones and Luis Guzman have been tapped for recurring roles on ABC’s midseason drama series Mind Games, about two brothers — Ross (Christian Slater), a con man, and Clark (Steve Zahn), suffering from bipolar disorder — as they run a problem-solving firm that uses psychological manipulation. Read More »

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Vinnie Jones Set For Thriller ‘Killer’s List’

By | Monday March 18, 2013 @ 6:25pm PDT

Don Groves is a Deadline contributor based in Sydney.

EXCLUSIVE: Vinnie Jones is attached to play a retired hit man and widower whose young son is kidnapped in The Killer’s List, a thriller to be produced and directed by Phil Avalon. Los Angeles-based Rexmedia is handling worldwide sales rights excluding Australia/New Zealand on the film, which is due to shoot in Brisbane and the Gold Coast in July. Scripted by Brian Vining, the plot follows the guy (Jones) as the kidnapper sends him a cardboard box containing his son’s fingers, a mobile phone and instructions to eliminate five of his former criminal associates. Silver Arrow Entertainment’s Vining and Evert McQueen are co-producers. Jones also is part of the ensemble cast of The 34th Battalion, the $20 million saga of an Australian Army unit that fought heroic battles against the Germans during WWI, which is scheduled to shoot in New South Wales later this year.

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Stephen Lang, Vinnie Jones Join ‘34th Battalion’

By | Thursday January 3, 2013 @ 10:49pm PST

Don Groves is a Deadline contributor based in Sydney.

EXCLUSIVE: Vinnie Jones and Stephen Lang have joined the ensemble cast of The 34th Battalion, the $20 million saga of an Australian Army unit that fought heroic battles against the Germans during World War I. Jones will play the British-born Lieutenant-Colonel who led the battalion, with Lang as a U.S. officer. The cast includes Luke Hemsworth, Emilie de Ravin, Charles Mesure, Les Hill, Claire van der Boom, Tony Bonner, Andrew Lees and Vince Colosimo. The screenplay by Ian Sparke, who’s also the executive producer, and his son Luke Sparke, focuses on four men from rural New South Wales who joined the Army in 1916 after the disastrous Gallipoli campaign. Luke Sparke will make his directing debut and shooting is due to start midyear in Wauchope, NSW. Camelot Distribution Group is selling international rights.

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