Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje Added To Cast Of THE INEVITABLE DEFEAT OF MISTER AND PETE
Shadow and Act is reporting that Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje (THE THING, BEST LAID PLANS, TV’s “Lost”) has been cast in George Tillman Jr.’s THE INEVITABLE DEFEAT OF MISTER AND PETE. Michael Starrbury’s script follows two inner-city youths left to fend for themselves over the summer after their mothers are taken away by the authorities. Filming began in Brooklyn on July 23rd. He joins Jennifer Hudson, Jordin Sparks, Jeffrey Wright, and Anthony Mackie.
Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje can be seen next in Cinemax’s “Hunted” in October and alongside Sylvester Stallone in BULLET TO THE HEAD in 2013.
iDeal’s Rachel Cohen and Jana Edelbaum are producing with State Street’s Bob Teitel and Tillman. Alicia Keys is executive producer with Susan Lewis. Tillman, Teitel, Starburry, Sparks, and Wright are all repped by CAA, while Mackie is with UTA and Inspire Entertainment. Hudson is repped by CAA and AGPS Management.