EXCLUSIVE: Kimberly Elise and Camilla Morrone have been cast in Death Wish, the Eli Roth-directed remake of the 1974 Charles Bronson film for MGM. The action/drama stars Bruce Willis as Paul kersey, a surgeon who goes on a mission for justice after an attack on his family leaves his wife dead and his daughter comatose. Roger Birnbaum is producing. Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski penned the screenplay, which is currently filming in Montreal. Joe Carnahan wrote the original script.
Elise plays Detective Jackson, partner to Detective Raines. Her film credits include John Q, Dope, and For Colored Girls. Next up, she can be seen in Universal’s Almost Christmas directed by David E. Talbert in theaters November 11. Elise is repped by APA and Untitled Entertainment
Newcomer Morrone will play Jordan, the daughter of Paul and Lucy (Willis and Shue). She recently got her start in James Franco’s indie film Bukowski. She is repped by Untitled Entertainment.