[Movies] Aaron Paul, Sigourney Weaver and John Turturro Join Ridley Scott's Exodus Posted by Joseph Lee on 08.27.2013
Joining Christian Bale...
Variety reports that Aaron Paul (Breaking Bad, Need for Speed), Sigourney Weaver (Political Animals) and John Turturro (Transformers, Fading Gigolo) have joined the cast of Ridley Scott's Moses film Exodus. Christian Bale is set to star in the film for 20th Century Fox.
Paul is in negotiations but Weaver and Turturro have closed their deals. Peter Chernin will produce with Chernin Entertainment, along with Steve Zaillian and Garrett Basch through Film Rites.
Paul will play the Hebrew slave Joshua, who leads the people into the promised land after Moses. Weaver and Turturro will play the parents of the pharaoh Ramses, played by Joel Edgerton.
Zaillian (The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo) is also writing the script. The film will begin production in September. Filming will take place in England, Spain and Morocco.