Umbrella Academy’s Tom Hopper joins American Horror Story star in new film

Umbrella Academy’s Tom Hopper joins American Horror Story star in new film

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The Umbrella Academy star Tom Hopper is one of the stars who just announced to join American Horror StoryEmma Roberts in new comedy Space Cadet.

Variety reports that the film has added Hopper, 10 things I hate about youGabrielle Union, Colombian pop star Sebastián Yatra, An insect’s lifeis David Foley, and The Daily Show‘s Desi Lydic to the cast.

The film stars Roberts as a party girl from Florida who gets involved in a NASA training program, and while she may not have the expertise of the other candidates, her heart and smarts in other ways may make her NASA’s only hope.

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Production begins next week, with Liz W Garcia directing from a script she wrote herself. Amazon Prime Video will distribute the film internationally.

“Emma’s incredible wit and comedic timing perfectly embodies the role of Rex, and Liz’s portrayal of this character makes the female takeover of the STEM field so uniquely relatable and fun, and we hope it inspires young women interested in the field,” said producer Jon Berg earlier.

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“The space race continues to intrigue us all globally, so we have no doubt that viewers far and wide will connect with this amazing female-driven narrative.”

Meanwhile, Roberts has also been cast Fifty Shades of Grey and Bad times at the El Royale star Dakota Johnson in Madame Webwhich is part of Sony’s shared universe of Spider-Man characters.

Johnson will play the titular character, a woman on life support with physical powers, but each other actor’s role is currently unknown.

The Umbrella Academy Seasons 1-3 are now streaming on Netflix.

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