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Zoey Joins “Zombieland” Sequel

Zoey Deutch Joins ‘Zombieland’ Sequel (EXCLUSIVE)

VARIETY – Zoey Deutch is set to join “Zombieland 2” for Sony Pictures, sources tell Variety.

Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson, Emma Stone, and Abigail Breslin are reprising their roles

Original “Zombieland” director Ruben Fleischer returns to helm and is re-teaming with original writers Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese, who worked on both “Deadpool” movies. Fleischer most recently directed “Venom” for the studio. Gavin Polone returns as producer; Reese and Wernick will also executive produce.
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Zoey to Star in “Buffaloed”

Zoey Deutch to Star in Indie Drama ‘Buffaloed’

VARIETY – Lost City and Bold Crayon are set to produce and finance “Buffaloed,” which will star “Set It Up’s” Zoey Deutch, who will also produce.

Production is set to get underway this month in Toronto with Tanya Wexler directing. Brian Sacca penned the script.

The story follows homegrown hustler Peg Dahl (Deutch), who will do anything to escape Buffalo, N.Y. After getting into some trouble, Peg finds herself crippled by debt and with her chances of a brighter future outside of her hometown squandered, she decides to become a debt collector herself and wages war with the “kingpin” of debt collecting in Buffalo.
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Joins “The Politician”

‘The Politician’: Zoey Deutch, Lucy Boynton, Laura Dreyfuss & Rahne Jones Cast In Ryan Murphy’s Netflix Series

DEADLINE – Zoey Deutch, Lucy Boynton, Laura Dreyfuss and Rahne Jones have been cast as series regulars opposite Ben Platt in Ryan Murphy’s Netflix hourlong comedy series The Politician.

Gwyneth Paltrow also is expected to be in the series, from Glee creators Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Ian Brennan, while Barbra Streisand has been in talks.

The series, on which Murphy serves as writer, showrunner and executive producer and frequent collaborators Falchuk and Brennan serve as writers and executive producers, is described as a one-hour comedy with social commentary.
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Zoey to Perform at Academy Nicholl Fellowships Live Read

ZOEY DEUTCH, GUGU MBATHA-RAW, RODRIGO SANTORO AND VINCE VAUGHN TO PERFORM AT ACADEMY NICHOLL FELLOWSHIPS LIVE READ
OSCARS – Actors Zoey Deutch, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Rodrigo Santoro and Vince Vaughn will perform a live reading of selected scenes from this year’s five winning scripts at the 2017 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting Awards Presentation & Live Read on Thursday, November 2, at 7:30 p.m. at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. Effie Brown (“Dear White People”) returns to produce, and Rodrigo Garcia (“Mother and Child”) returns to direct for the fifth consecutive year.

Deutch recently starred in the feature film “Before I Fall.” Her credits include “Rebel in the Rye,” “Why Him?,” “Everybody Wants Some!,” “Dirty Grandpa,” “Vampire Academy,” “Beautiful Creatures” and the upcoming “Flower,” “The Year of Spectacular Men” and “Set It Up.”

Presenters for the evening’s program are five members of the Academy Nicholl Fellowships Committee: producer Julia Chasman (“25th Hour”), writer Larry Karaszewski (“The People vs. O.J. Simpson”) animation director Jennifer Yuh Nelson (“Kung Fu Panda 3”), writer Misan Sagay (“Belle”) and producer Robert Shapiro (“Empire of the Sun”).

Earlier this month four individual screenwriters and one writing team were selected from 7,102 entries as winners of the 2017 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting competition.