Actors in ‘Looper’ group

Segan, Daniels, Perabo join sci-fi action film

Noah Segan, Jeff Daniels and Piper Perabo have joined the cast of sci-fi actioner “Looper,” directed by Rian Johnson for Endgame Entertainment.

Beijing-based DMG Entertainment is co-producing with Endgame.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis, Emily Blunt, Paul Dano and Chinese thesp Xu Qing are also onboard. Segan worked with Johnson on “Brick,” and Perabo’s in the role before returning to shooting USA’s “Covert Affairs.”

Looper” is centered on a group of killers who send bodies of their victims back in time, with China as the centerpiece of the storyline. Johnson (“The Brothers Bloom”) is directing from his own script.

Project reunites Johnson with producer Ram Bergman, who produced Johnson’s previous two films, and Endgame Entertainment’s James D. Stern, who financed and produced “The Brothers Bloom.”

Endgame’s Doug Hansen is exec producing. FilmNation is handling foreign sales.

At a gala event in Beijing this week to mark DMG’s 18th birthday, the company also announced “5-Star Hotel,” a production based on Hai Yan’s bestselling novel. of the same name and featuring some of China’s and Korea’s biggest stars. In addition, DMG will be adding to its slate of successful romantic comedies with the development of “Xia Ri Dong Dong,” helmed by Jingle Ma, director of the cult sensation “Mo Mo Cha.”

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