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AFM: Austin Stowell Joins Anne Hathaway in ‘Colossal’

“Bridge of Spies” star Austin Stowell has joined Anne Hathaway and Jason Sudeikis in the fantasy movie “Colossal,” with production starting next week in Vancouver.

Producers are Nahikari Ipina of Sayaka Producciones and Brightlight’s Shawn Williamson. Nacho Vigalondo (“Timecrimes”) is directing from his own script.

Voltage will be selling international rights at the American Film Market. CAA is handling domestic rights.

Hathaway portrays a woman who has moved back to her hometown from New York and finds she has a strange connection to attacks by a giant lizard in Tokyo — prompting her to seek out what she must do to prevent more destruction.

Stowell stars as downed U-2 pilot Francis Gary Powers in “Bridge of Spies” in addition to appearing on TNT’s “Public Morals.” He will also be seen in the action-thriller “Stratton” opposite Dominic Cooper.

Stowell is repped by CAA and Roar. The news was first reported by Deadline Hollywood.

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