Liev Schreiber, Marc-André Grondin, Kim Coates and Alison Pill reprise roles Wyatt Russell and Elisha Cuthbert join line up
Entertainment One set to bring film to Canadian audiences Production to begin June 22
TORONTO, June 10, 2015 /CNW/ - Entertainment One (eOne), and producers No Trace Camping and Caramel Films, are delighted to confirm that Liev Schreiber will return as the iconic Ross "The Boss" Rhea alongside Seann William Scott as lovable enforcer Doug "The Thug" Glatt in the highly anticipated GOON: LAST OF THE ENFORCERS, set to begin production in Toronto on June 22nd. Also reprising their roles will be Marc-André Grondin as superstar Xavier LaFlamme; Kim Coates as Highlanders Coach Ronnie Hortense; and Alison Pill as Glatt's love interest, Eva.
Joining the returning cast are stars Wyatt Russell and Elisha Cuthbert.
Wyatt Russell, most recently seen in the 2014 hit 22 JUMP STREET and starring next in Richard Linklater's THAT'S WHAT I'M TALKING ABOUT, played professional hockey in Canada and Europe following a collegiate career at the University of Alabama-Huntsville. Russell will star as Anders Cain, a young volatile hot shot who becomes Captain of the Halifax Highlanders when a pro lockout suddenly sends a slew of new players down to the minors.
Cuthbert (HAPPY ENDINGS, 24) will star as Mary, sister and confidante of Eva who we find now married to Doug.
Jay Baruchel, who co-wrote the screenplay with Jesse Chabot, will direct, in addition to reprising his role as Doug's best friend, Pat.
"GOON was instantly embraced by audiences; and like all fans of the film, we are eager for the next chapter. We are pleased to once again join forces with No Trace Camping and Caramel Films, and delighted that Jay Baruchel, will extend his comedic talent and make his directorial debut with what is sure to be a knockout hit," added Patrick Roy, President, eOne Films Canada & Les Films Seville.
GOON: LAST OF THE ENFORCERS is produced by David Gross, Jesse Shapira, and Jeff Arkuss of No Trace Camping and André Rouleau of Caramel Films. eOne will distribute the film in Canada.
Seann William Scott is represented by ICM Partners, 3 Arts Entertainment, and Sloane, Offer, Weber, Dern.
Liev Schreiber is represented by UTA, Untitled and Sloane, Offer, Weber, Dern.
Marc-André Grondin is represented by UTA and Thruline Entertainment.
Alison Pill is represented by CAA and Burstein Co.
Kim Coates is represented by Oscars Abrams Zimel & Associates Inc., LEG, Don Buchwald & Associates Inc.
Wyatt Russell is represented by UTA.
Elisha Cuthbert is represented by ICM and John Carrabino Mgmt.
Jay Baruchel is represented by CAA, Thruline Entertainment and Jamie Feldman at LGNAF.
No Trace Camping is represented by WME Global.
About Entertainment One
Entertainment One Ltd. (LSE:ETO) is a leading international entertainment company that specializes in the acquisition, production and distribution of film and television content. The company's comprehensive network extends around the globe including Canada, the U.S., the UK, Ireland, Spain, Benelux, France, Germany, Scandinavia, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and South Korea. Through established Film and Television divisions, the company provides extensive expertise in film distribution, television and music production, family programming, merchandising and licensing, and digital content. Its current rights library is exploited across all media formats and includes more than 40,000 film and television titles, 4,500 hours of television programming and 45,000 music tracks.
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