Elias Koteas and Virginia Madsen Headlining ‘Jake Squared’

Virginia Madsen and Elias Koteas have been cast to play opposite each other in the upcoming drama Jake Squared, from writer-director Howard Goldberg, Deadline reports. Koteas will be playing the titular character, a “filmmaker whose self-examination movie spins out of control,” while Madsen will be seen as Beth, who is simply described as “Jake’s confidant.” Goldberg‘s last picture — which came out quite a few years ago, back in 1996 — was titled Eden and had Nip/Tuck star Dylan Walsh in the leading role. Aside from that, he hasn’t seen much work in Hollywood; but this project — and the fact that he is a Sundance Institute Fellowship recipient — could definitely help his career out.

As for the stars of the film: Koteas has always had a knack for the darker side of roles, with his latest – Last Days on Mars – following suit. He’s also been cast alongside Jesse Eisenberg,

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