Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr Viber
Empire
Trending On Empire
The Big 2015 Movie Preview
The 50 Best Films Of 2014
Review Of The Year 2014
100 Greatest Characters
Your all-time favourite heroes and villains
Subscribe To Empire
Sign up now and save up to 63%
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
TODAY
Frank Grillo Seals A Deal For The Purge 3
Sergeant reporting for another tour of duty
Ali Larter Returns For Resident Evil: The Final Chapter
Claire Redfield is back
Trailer For National Lampoon Doc Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead
'We were taking on the idiocy of our generation...'
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
YESTERDAY
Channing Tatum Officially Cast As Gambit
His X-deal is finally done
More Movie News

RELATED REVIEWS
True Story (2015)
Empire Star Rating
Magic Mike XXL (2015)
Empire Star Rating
Jupiter Ascending (2015)
Empire Star Rating
Foxcatcher (2015)
Empire Star Rating
The Book Of Life (2014)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

Wyatt Russell Set For 22 Jump Street
Kurt's boy will be a college man

22 August 2013  |  Written by James White  |  Source: The Hollywood Reporter

submit to reddit

Though he’s become better known for his hockey career, Wyatt Russell – son of Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn – has begun to embrace  that old chestnut about the apple not falling far from the tree. With a few acting jobs now under his belt, he’s just landed his biggest role yet, in 22 Jump Street.

Phil Lord and Chris Miller, currently also overseeing The Lego Movie, are set to direct the sequel to the hit Jonah Hill/Channing Tatum buddy-cop comedy about undercover officers who take an assignment at a high school to hilarious results.

With Michael Bacall and Oren Uziel (and the directors) on script duty this time, the action will switch to college with Jenko and Schmidt dealing with the next stage in both their mission and their friendship. Russell will play a frat brother who befriends Tatum and comes under suspicion of criminal acts. With Ice Cube’s Captain Dickson set to return as well, 22 Jump Street has set up shot to film in New Orleans starting next month, for release on June 6, 2014.

Russell was most recently seen in Love And Honour, though he’s also had roles in Cowboys & Aliens and This Is 40. He’s currently at work on Cold In July with Dexter’s Michael C. Hall.


Have Your Say
To comment on this, and all articles, register for free or login now.

Peter Hewitt Goes To The Wonder
Fantasy adventure kickstarts five-film deal
Disney Re-Scales Pete's Dragon
UPDATE: David Lowery in talks to direct his script


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
Empire Meets The Cast Of The Gift
On acting scared, Words With Friends battles and Lego Bateman

Black Mass Trailer Breakdown With Director Scott Cooper
Find out what's what with Johnny Depp's take on Boston Gangster Whitey Bulger

The N.W.A-Team
Empire visits the set of Straight Outta Compton

Empire Meets Joely Richardson
On Maggie, Arnie and Event Horizon

100 Greatest Movie Characters
The complete list of your all-time favourite heroes and villains

Vote Now For Your Favourite TV Shows
Pick your top five - if you can...

Paul Rudd Is Awesome
Being awesome: from Clueless to Ant-Man

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Empire print magazine

Delivered to your door – with exclusive subscriber only covers each month! Save money today and

Subscribe now!

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Empire digital magazine

Exclusive and enhanced content – get instant access via your iPad or Android device! Save money today and

Subscribe now!

Subscribe now and save up to 63%
Print, Digital & Package options available Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire Digital Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  Digital Edition  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Editorial Complaints  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)