EXCLUSIVE: Keisha Castle-Hughes and Will Brittain have been cast in the Hughes William Thompson-directed dramady The Divorce Party from Sprockerfeller Films and 2020 Production. The two join topliners Thomas Cocquerel, Matilda Lutz, and Claire Holt in the film that began shooting this month in Georgia.
The pic follows a newly dumped divorcee (Cocquerel) who hires his former wedding planner (Lutz) to throw a “divorce party” celebrating his new singledom after being left by his wife (Holt). Lane Garrison and Mark Famiglietti wrote the script with Sunil Perkash, Ryan R. Johnson, Martin Sprock and Paresh Ghelani producing.
Hughes will play Jan, the best friend of Holt’s character who sides with the ex-wife during the divorce. She received an Oscar nom for her lead role in the 2003 film Whale Rider and has recently appeared in HBO’s Game Of Thrones and Showtime’s’ Roadies. Hughes is repped by Innovative Artists and Industry Entertainment,
Brittain, repped by Gersh and Roar, plays Nick who swiftly swoops in and begins dating the ex-wife. Last scene in Richard Linklater’s Everybody Wants Some, he can next be seen in Legendary’s Kong: Skull Island.