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Film News Roundup: Ruby Modine Returns for ‘Happy Death Day 2’ (Exclusive)

Film News Roundup: Ruby Modine Returns for ‘Happy Death Day 2’ (Exclusive)

In today’s film news roundup, Ruby Modine reprises her villain role in the “Happy Death Day” sequel, Passionflix has cast its leads for “Driven,” and Breaking Glass sets a June release for Lgbtq story “Hooked.”

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Ruby Modine has signed on to reprise her role as Lori Spengler in Blumhouse Productions’ thriller sequel “Happy Death Day 2” opposite Jessica Rothe, Israel Broussard, Suraj Sharma, and Sarah Yarkin.

Modine, daughter of Matthew Modine, broke out as part of the cast of Showtime’s “Shameless” in 2016, then scored the role in director Christopher Landon’s “Happy Death Day” as a nursing student at Bayfield University and its campus hospital.

Landon wrote the original script, which he directs. John Baldecchi and Angela Mancuso serve as executive producers. Jason Blum returns as producer with Ryan Turek as co-producer.

Happy Death Day 2” starts shooting in New Orleans in two weeks. Modine is represented by Gersh.

See full article on Variety