EXCLUSIVE: Olivia DeJonge (Elvis) has been set as the feminine lead for The Trashers—the most recent characteristic from Sundance prize-winning director Cooper Raiff (Cha Cha Actual Clean), which may have her starring alongside David Harbour and Cooper Hoffman.
The movie will heart on Hoffman’s character AJ—the teenage son of Connecticut trash magnate and Genovese crime household affiliate Jimmy Galante (Harbour). In 2004, Galante purchased the town’s minor-league hockey staff and assigned A.J. to run it. The 2 had bonded over their love for the sport when A.J. performed, together with his crooked father hoping to carry onto their bond. The child did properly, watching the staff achieve notoriety for its tough and violent model of play but in addition growing a large fan base because it began to win increasingly more video games. The staff’s success and fame all got here to an abrupt finish with Galante’s arrest on 72 prison expenses. He was finally indicted for defrauding the United Hockey League and bypassing the arduous wage cap by placing his gamers and their wives into no-show jobs by way of his waste administration enterprise.
Additional particulars as to the character DeJonge can be enjoying haven’t but been disclosed. However Raiff will direct from a script by Adam R. Perlman (Billions), having accomplished the latest revisions himself. Producers embrace Tom McNulty of MC2 Leisure and Andrew Morrison of Yellow Bear Movies. Micah Inexperienced, Dan Steinman and Dan Friedkin will govt produce for 30West alongside Jon Wertheim and Adam R. Perlman. The true-life AJ Galante serves as affiliate producer. Raiff is at present contemplating a number of distributors for the challenge, with manufacturing set to kick off this fall.
DeJonge is an Australian actress who can at present be seen starring as Priscilla Presley in Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis for Warner Bros., which lately crossed the $200M mark on the worldwide field workplace. She was additionally lately seen on the HBO Max collection The Staircase and is repped by CAA and Impartial Administration Firm in Australia.