TV thesps to join Curtis, Dutton in Dimension pic
TV actors Michelle Williams (“Dawson Creek”), Joseph Gordon Levitt (“3rd Rock From the Sun”) and Josh Hartnett (“Cracker”) will join Jamie Lee Curtis and Charles S. Dutton in Dimension Films’ “Halloween: H20,” which began shooting Feb. 18 in Los Angeles.
Williams and Hartnett took the roles as part of two-picture deals.
Curtis is reprising her role as Laurie Strode on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the release of the original. Hartnett plays her son.
Steve Miner is directing “Halloween: H20” from a script written by Robert Zappia from a story by “Scream” scribe Kevin Williamson. Paul Freeman is producer and Moustapha Akkad is exec producer.
Miramax acquired worldwide rights to the franchise in 1994.
Williams’ deal was negotiated by Dimension prexy Cary Granat and Miramax veepee for business and legal affairs Cary Meadow. Williams is repped by Endeavor and managed by Jason Weinberg.
Levitt’s deal was negotiated by Granat and Miramax veepee for creative affairs and casting Amy Slotnick and Leslie Siebert of the Gersh Agency on behalf of Levitt.
Hartnett was repped by Iris Burton of the Iris Burton Agency, his manager, Nancy Kremer of Nancy Kremer Management, and attorneys David Webber and Jake Bloom from Bloom, Hergott, Cook. Deimer & Klein.
Curtis is repped by Rick Kurtzman at CAA.