Travolta, Thurman may join ‘Savages’ castApril 23rd, 2011 - 3:29 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 23 (IANS) John Travolta and Uma Thurman, who starred together in “Pulp Fiction”, are in talks to join the cast of Oliver Stone’s drug cartel drama “Savages”.
Also in discussion is Blake Lively, reports deadline.com. They will join cast members Taylor Kitsch, Aaron Johnson, Salma Hayek and Oscar-winner Benicio Del Toro.
Based on Don Winslow’s bestselling book, the film centres on two small-time pot dealers (Kitsch and Johnson) who are bullied into aligning themselves with a violent drug cartel (Del Toro) after their close friend (Lively) is kidnapped.
Travolta will play an agent on the case, and Thurman will play Lively’s mother.
Writer Winslow penned the script with Shane Salerno. Universal Pictures will produce and distribute “Savages”, which will go on floors in early July.
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