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Gerard Butler will star in the soccer-themed WW2 true story tale "Dynamo" at Riviera Pictures, FlynnPictureCo. and Pathe.
Based on the novel by Andy Dougan, the story deals with 'The Death Match', a landmark soccer game that took place in occupied Ukraine between a starving local soccer team and a ‘super team’ of Nazi players during World War II.
Butler will play Nikolai Trusevich, the all-star goalie who ultimately inspired the entire battered city of Kiev.
Eli Richbourg adapted the screenplay and talks with potential directors are underway. Shooting will take place in Europe in 2013.
The project should be familiar stuff to Butler who also starred as goalie Frank Borghi in 2005's "The Game of Their Lives". That film dealt with the true story of an underdog U.S. soccer team who won the World Cup in Brazil in 1950.
Source: Deadline »
- Garth Franklin
Bush frontman, Mr. Gwen Stefani and part-time actor Gavin Rossdale was snapped by paparazzi (via Rumor Fix) shooting scenes for the upcoming film. As you know, we've had a flip through the script, and given he's being carried away in cuffs, we're pretty certain he's playing Ricky, a sleazy club promoter who helps the young thieves who are raiding the homes of stars to fence their loot. This isn't Rossdale's first time on a movie set, as he's taken roles both on the big and small screen popping up in "Constantine" and "The Game Of Their Lives" and doing stints on TV shows like "Criminal Minds" and "Burn Notice." We suppose this is another »
- Kevin Jagernauth
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