‘Jem’ Star Joins ‘Equals’; Comedy ‘This Is Happening’ Sets Cloris Leachman & More

EXCLUSIVE: Aurora Perrineau has been cast in sci-fi romance Equals following her gig rocking out as Shana in the upcoming Jem And The Holograms movie. Equals, from director Drake Doremus (Like Crazy), is set in a future society where emotions have been eradicated and one man, Silas (Nicholas Hoult), finds himself suffering from “Switched-On Syndrome.” Kristen Stewart plays Nia, another of the “infected” who is able to hide her condition. Perrineau’s credits include Pretty Little Liars and indie thriller A House Is Not A Home. She’ll play Iris, a new mother whose baby is born crying — a sign the tyke can feel those dreaded emotions. Kate Lyn Sheil also recently joined the project, which starts filming next month in Japan and Singapore. Perrineau’s repped by APA, Freeze Frame Entertainment and Manatt, Phelps & Phillips. (more…)

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