Travolta, Thurman and Lively join Oliver Stone's 'Savages'
Friday 22 April 2011
Pulp Fiction duo of John Travolta and Uma Thurman will reunite for director Oliver Stone's next film
Savages, joined by Blake Lively (
The Town), who was named one of Time's 100 Most Influential People of 2011.
The cast includes Aaron Johnson (
Kick-Ass) and Taylor Kitsch (
X-Men Origins: Wolverine), who play a pair of pot dealers who face off with a Mexican drug cartel when their girlfriend Ophelia is abducted for a ransom.
Salma Hayek ( Grown-Ups) and Benicio Del Toro ( The Wolfman) are also on board the film, according to Deadline Hollywood, as members of the cartel. Travolta plays a DEA agent and Thurman portrays Ophelia's mother.
Based on the novel by Don Winslow, the film begins production in June for a release in 2012.
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