James DuMont has joined the cast of The Divorce Party, the comedy directed by Hughes William Thompson from Sprockerfeller Films and 2020 Productions. The film follows a newly dumped divorcee who hires his former wedding planner to throw a “divorce party” celebrating his new singledom after being left by his wife. DuMont will play Charlie, a member of the Divorce Support Group. Lane Garrison and Mark Famiglietti wrote the script with Sunil Perkash, Ryan R. Johnson, Martin Sproch and Paresh Ghelani producing. DuMont film credits include CBS Films/Lionsgate’s Patriots Day, Deepwater Horizon, and Sony Pictures Classic’s Hank Williams bio pic I Saw The Light. He is repped by Media Artists Group.
Canadian actor John Cassini has boarded the Smith Brothers’ film Volition, a sci-fi thriller directed by Tony Dean Smith, based on a screenplay written by Smith and Ryan W. Smith. It’s about a man, afflicted with clairvoyance, who tries to change his fate when a series of events leads to a vision of his own murder. Cassini will portray the film’s antagonist, a ruthless and corrupt businessman. The brothers have teamed with Paly Productions to produce the film, with filming set for next year. Cassini’s previous work includes David Fincher’s Seven and The Game.