Dawn Olivieri and Kenneth Choi Join Will Smith in ‘Bright’

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Dawn Olivieri and Kenneth Choi have joined the cast of the Netflix actioner “Bright,” starring Will Smith, Joel Edgerton, and Noomi Rapace.

David Ayer (“Suicide Squad”) is directing the $90 million-budgeted pic, the streaming giant’s most expensive film to date.

“Bright” tells the story of a human, played by Smith, and an Orc, played by Edgerton, who must outrun cops, criminals, and an assorted collection of magical creatures in order to protect a magical wand.


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Max Landis penned the script.

Production on “Bright” is expected to start sometime this fall with Bryan Unkeless and Eric Newman producing.

Olivieri will play Smith’s wife, while details on Choi’s character are being kept under wraps.

Olivieri recently wrapped production on “Stranded” opposite Paula Patton. Choi was most recently seen as Judge Ito in “American Crime Story: The People vs. O.J. Simpson.” Choi also has “Spider-Man: Homecoming” bowing next year, and Olivieri can still be seen on Showtime’s “House of Lies.”

Olivieri is repped by Gersh and Atlas Artists and Choi is repped by TalentWorks and Atlas Artists.

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