Olivia Munn to Star in a Syrian Refugee Drama

Published September 24th, 2020 - 07:04 GMT
Olivia is a strong, dynamic leading actress
Olivia is a strong, dynamic leading actress
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Olivia Munn is attached to star in drama "Aleppo" from director David Schurmann.

Olivia Munn has signed up to star in a Syrian refugee drama from director David Schurmann, titled Aleppo.

Munn will be portraying a U.N. journalist who teams up with a Syrian boy refugee as they attempt to escape Syria in order to survive.

The project, from producer MiLu Entertainment, is in pre-production. Schurmann, who previously helmed Brazilian Oscar entry Little Secret, is directing based off an original script by Beto Dantas.

Oscar-winning art director Brigitte Broch and composer Antonio Pinto are also attached to the film. Juan Bergaz is serving as an executive producer.

"Olivia is a strong, dynamic leading actress, whose passion for the project under David's direction will bring this powerful and important story to life," CEO of MiLu Entertainment Andre L III said in a statement

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

One of the most captivating, heartbreaking scripts I’ve read. So excited to be part of this film. ❤️ #Aleppo

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Munn, known for starring in HBO's The NewsroomX-Men: Apocalypse and The Predator, is also set to star in sci-fi action film Replay from writer and director Jimmy Loweree (Absence).


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