Lucy Freyer Boards ‘Paint’; Jason Wong Joins ‘Dungeons & Dragons’ – Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: Lucy Freyer has joined the solid of Brit McAdams’ Paint, starring Owen Wilson, Michaela Watkins, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Ciara Renée, Lusia Strus and Stephen Root.

The comedic function facilities on Carl Nargle (Wilson), who has hosted Vermont’s #1 portray present for almost three a long time. Whereas Carl’s signature whisper has lengthy stored viewers from Pittsfield to St. Albans breathlessly hanging on his each stroke, the station finally hires a youthful, higher painter who steals every thing (and everybody) Carl loves.

Within the movie, which is at the moment in manufacturing, Freyer performs the keen and impressionable Jenna, an worker at Carl’s studio who can also be his newest girlfriend. Like the ladies earlier than her, she’s captivated by Carl’s mild allure, however is beginning to notice that she’s doing issues she doesn’t imagine in simply to achieve his affection.

McAdams wrote the script for Paint, which made The Black Listing. Producers on the mission embody Sam Maydew and Peter Brant, with Owen Wilson, Richard J. Bosner and Joel David Moore exec producing.

Freyer, who beforehand appeared within the sequence Jake’s Unemployment Summer time and [email protected]: Rebirth, is represented by The Gersh Company and Brillstein Leisure Companions.

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Jason Wong has booked the position of Drallas within the untitled D&D film, based mostly on the fantasy tabletop role-playing sport of the identical title, from Paramount and eOne.

The primary actor of Asian descent to play a serious arc on BBC’s Silent Witness, Wong’s different TV credit embody White Dragon (ITV/Amazon), Lacking (ABC), Chimerica (Channel 4), Dwell One other Day (Fox) and Spirit Warriors (BBC). On the movie facet, he appeared in Disney’s Solo: A Star Wars Story in addition to Lionsgate’s Redemption, Common’s Jarhead, and the indie drama Panic. Just lately starring alongside Gemma Chan in Lionsgate’s Intrigo: Expensive Agnes, Wong’s upcoming initiatives embody Wrath of Man, by which he seems reverse Jason Statham, and Simon Kinberg’s Common function The 355.

Wong is repped by 42, Progressive Artists and Jay Glazer at Roar.

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