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SHERMAN OAKS, Calif.,
May 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Oscar nominee
Jacki Weaver (
Animal Kingdom - 2011 and
Silver Linings Playbook - 2013) and
Julian Sands have been added to the cast of
Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks, the feature film based on
Richard Alfieri's international hit play of the same name. Sands' previous films include
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Killing Fields and
A Room with a View.
Kathleen Rose Perkins (star of Showtime's
Anthony Zerbe and
Simon Miller were previously set for lead roles.
"We're particularly excited to have
Jacki Weaver join the cast as a follow-up to her Oscar-nominated role in
Silver Linings Playbook," said producer Andras Somkuti. "She,
Cheyenne Jackson and
Julian Sands reflect the caliber of actors that our casting director
Paul Ruddy has reached out to for key roles in the film."
Hungary-based Docler Entertainment production is being produced in association with LA-based Entpro, Inc. Filming is underway at Astra Film Studios in
Budapest, Hungary, to be followed by location shoots in
St. Petersburg, Florida.
Arthur Allan Seidelman, who directed legit productions of the play on Broadway, at the Geffen Playhouse in
Los Angeles and on
London's West End, is also directing the movie version from Alfieri's adaptation. Oscar winner
Vilmos Zsigmond is Director of Cinematography. Credits also include producers Gyorgy Gattyan, Andras Somkuti and
Thomas H. Brodek. Executive producers are
Marc Platt and Bruno Gyorgy.