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Scott “Kid Cudi” Mescudi To Star Alongside Joel Kinnaman In ‘Silent Night’ Thriller

Scott “Kid Cudi” Mescudi is moving further into his career as an actor. The Hollywood Reporter has informed the movie world that Mescudi has secured a role in the upcoming thriller, Silent Night. According to the report, the Ohio native is headed down to Mexico City to join co-stars John Woo and Joel Kinnaman as production begins. There is no release date set just yet, but a potential longline has emerged.
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Kid Cudi Joins John Woo’s Thriller ‘Silent Night’ Opposite Joel Kinnaman

Click here to read the full article. Grammy-winning singer, rapper, and actor Scott “Kid Cudi” Mescudi has signed on to star in John Woo’s “Silent Night,” an action-thriller about a father (Joel Kinnaman) venturing into the underworld to avenge his young son’s death. His son was caught in the crossfire of gang violence on Christmas Eve, hence the holiday-esque title. One of the many twists? Deadline previously reported that the film will be dialogue-free. The original screenplay is written by Robert Lynn and is currently shooting in Mexico City. “Silent Night” also stars Harold Torres and Catalina Sandino Moreno. Additional casting is...
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Catalina Sandino Moreno, Harold Torres Join Joel Kinnaman in Action-Thriller ‘Silent Night’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Click here to read the full article. Catalina Sandino Moreno and Harold Torres have been cast in “Silent Night,” an action-thriller starring Joel Kinnaman. Hong Kong filmmaker John Woo (“Face/Off,” “Hard Boiled,” “Mission: Impossible 2”) is directing the film, which is currently in production in Mexico City. The story centers on Godlock (Kinnaman), a father on a mission to avenge his young son, who was tragically caught in the crossfire of gang violence on Christmas Eve. Moreno will portray Saya, Godlock’s wife, and Torres will take on the role of the gang leader, Playa. Robert Lynn is writing the screenplay, which contains...
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John Woo to direct new no-dialogue action movie starring Joel Kinnaman

Joel Kinnaman is set to star in Silent Night, a new movie from iconic Hong Kong action director John Woo, Deadline reports. The movie, which will see Kinnaman play a normal father who heads into the underworld to avenge his young son’s death, won't include any dialogue – it'll be anything but silent, though, with plenty of action. John Wick’s Basil Iwanyk is on board as a producer, and other casting is reportedly currently underway.
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John Woo Directing Action Pic ‘Silent Night’ Starring Joel Kinnaman After Nearly 20 Year Hiatus From American Projects

Legendary Hong Kong cinema filmmaker John Woo (“The Killer,” “Hard Boiled“) hasn’t made a big American studio film since the 2003 film “Paycheck” that starred Ben Affleck and Uma Thurman, an adaption of the sci-fi story from author Philip K. Dick (“Blade Runner,” “Total Recall“). Since then, Woo has been mostly focused on making films for the mainstream Chinese market with his two-part epic “Red Cliff” and “The Crossing.”
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John Woo Directing Joel Kinnaman In New Action Film Silent Night

Though he's kept his hand in directing, John Woo hasn't made a film aimed at Western audiences for a long time. We're happy to report, then, that it appears he's headed back behind the camera for a Stateside production with an intriguing concept. Joel Kinnaman is on board to star in Silent Night.
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John Woo Is Returning With A No-Dialogue Action Film Starring Joel Kinnaman, Silent Night

The master of heroic bloodshed cinema is back, baby! John Woo's first film since 2017's "Manhunt," is coming, and it's a high-octane action film completely devoid of dialogue called "Silent Night." The film will also mark the first U.S. made film by Woo in almost two decades, following "Paycheck" an action thriller based on the Phillip K. Dick short story of the same name starring Ben Affleck, Uma Thurman, Aaron Eckhart, Paul Giamatti, Michael C. Hall, Joe Morton, and Colm Feore.
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John Woo sets return to Hollywood after nearly 20 years with Suicide Squad star Joel Kinnaman

Let the doves loose, because John Woo is back. The legendary director of such action classics as The Killer, Hard Boiled, and Face/Off (yes, that's a classic) is making his return to Hollywood after nearly 20 years. Following a string of films in his native Hong Kong, Woo will helm the U.S. action film Silent Night, with The Suicide Squad's Joel Kinnaman attached to star.
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