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Air travel is already annoying enough without supernatural terror going down. There's not enough leg room, they now charge you for every little thing (in our lifetime, major airlines will charge you to use the bathroom), and it does everything in its power to diminish the magic of air travel. I suppose we'll have to settle for dark magic or whatever freaky thing is attacking the passengers of 7500, the new film from Takashi Shimizu (The Grudge). I really hope that it's attacking because some guy didn't turn off his electronic device during take-off. Please let that be the reason. Hit the jump to check out the trailer. The film stars Ryan Kwanten, Leslie Bibb, Nicky Whelan, Jerry Ferrera, Christian Serratos, Jamie Chung, and Amy Smart. 7500 opens August 31st. Trailer via IGN. More 7500 Videos Ryan Kwanten, Leslie Bibb
We’ve got a couple of casting stories for you this afternoon. First up, Amy Smart, Ryan Kwanten (True Blood), and Leslie Bibb (Zookeeper) have signed on for the thriller 7500. Takashi Shimizu (The Grudge) is directing the pic from a script by Craig Rosenberg (The Uninvited). Yesterday we brought you some first synopses from a number of films being sold at AFM this week, and 7500 was among them. The pic tells the story of a group of passengers who begin to experience frightening supernatural phenomena after a passenger mysteriously dies in flight. Those remaining are left to wonder if they’re next. Variety reports that Kwanten and Smart will play a married couple who board the flight with two of their longtime friends for a trip to Japan, while Bibb will play “a stewardess involved in a complicated and secret relationship.” Hit the jump for casting news concerning the indie thriller The East, which stars Brit Marling and Ellen Page. Additionally, Aldis Hodge (Leverage) and Shiloh Fernandez (Red Riding Hood) have joined the cast of the eco-thriller The East. The film stars Alexander Skarsgard, Brit Marling, and Ellen Page and centers on the employee of a private contracting firm (Marling) whose job is to protect corporations from eco-terrorists and extremists. She goes undercover at an anarchist organization known as “The East”, but soon begins falling for the group’s leader (Skarsgard). Zal Batmanglij (Sound of My Voice) is directing the film from a script he co-wrote with Marling. THR reports that Aldis will ...