'T3' producer redials Schwarzenegger for Coraci pic
Arnold Schwarzenegger and British actor-comedian John Cleese have inked to play cameo roles in Walden Media’s “Around the World in 80 Days.”
Pic will reteam Schwarzenegger with his “Terminator 3” producer Hal Lieberman, who is producing “80 Days” with Bill Badalato. Lieberman is partnered with “T3” helmer Jonathan Mostow at Mostow/Lieberman.
Pic, which started lensing March 13 in Thailand, moved to Studio Babelsberg in Germany this month for a three-month shoot.
Kathy Bates recently inked to play Queen Victoria in pic in which she’s starring opposite Jackie Chan, Steve Coogan, Jim Broadbent, Johnny Knoxville and Belgian thesp Cecile de France for helmer Frank Coraci (“The Wedding Singer”).
Pic, penned by Michael D. Weiss and David Titcher, is based on Jules Verne’s novel set during the 19th century.