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Ethan Embry And Li Jun Li To Star In Republic Pictures Genre-Bender ‘Alma And The Wolf’

EXCLUSIVE: Ethan Embry (Blindspotting) and Li Jun Li (Babylon) have signed on to star in Alma and the Wolf, a new feature from director Michael Patrick Jann (Drop Dead Gorgeous) and writer Abigail Miller.

In the psychological horror-mystery, set on the wild Oregon coast, Embry plays Ren Accord, a troubled police officer who must pull himself together when, while investigating a mysterious wolf attack, his estranged son goes missing.

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Others set to star in the pic include Jeremie Harris (Legion), Lukas Jann (Organ Trail), Kevin Allison (The State), Mather Zickel (Organ Trail), Beth Malone (Fun Home), Alexandra Doke (City on Fire), and Dana Millican (Soft & Quiet).

Jann and David Codron are producing following their collaboration on the cult favorite Drop Dead Gorgeous, starring Kirsten Dunst, Denise Richards and Ellen Barkin, and the horror Western Organ Trail. Ali Jazayeri, David Gendron, and Viviana Zarragoitia are exec producing through TPC (formerly Three Point Capital).

Republic Pictures has worldwide rights for distribution by Paramount Global Content Distribution, with production underway in Oregon.

One of the stars of Netflix’s Grace and Frankie, Embry has also been seen on series like Sneaky Pete and Once Upon a Time, among many others. Notable feature credits include First Man, Blindspotting, Cheap Thrills, Sweet Home Alabama, Can’t Hardly Wait, That Thing You Do! and Empire Records, to name a few.

In addition to films like Damien Chazelle’s Babylon and Ricki and the Flash, Li has been seen on series including Based on a True Story, Sex/Life, Evil, The Exorcist, Quantico, Damages, and many more.

Also known for co-creating the sketch series The State, Jann has additionally directed on series including The Good Doctor, Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency, Atypical, The Goldbergs, Children’s Hospital, and Reno 911!, on which he was consulting producer, among many others.

Embry is repped by Independent Artist Group and Sloane, Offer, Weber & Dern; Li by Gersh, Authentic, and Jackoway Austen Tyerman; and Jann by CAA and Hansen, Jacobson, Teller.

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