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Alexandra Maria Lara Joins Ron Howard’s Rush


Alexandra Maria Lara (Downfall) has landed the lead female role in Rush, The Playlist have confirmed.

The rising actress will star opposite Chris Hemsworth (Thor) and Daniel Brühl (Inglourious Basterds) in the racing film.

Written by acclaimed screenwriter Peter Morgan (The Last King of Scotland), Rush centers on Austrian Niki Lauda’s (Brühl) rivalry with English racer James Hunt (Hemsworth).

Ron Howard (A Beautiful Mind), whose ambitious The Dark Tower was recently delayed indefinitely by Universal, is attached to direct.

Filming is expected to begin early next year.

Title: Alexandra Maria Lara Joins Ron Howard's Rush
Reviewed by Jamie Neish on Aug 23

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