Vanessa Zachos Cast In Ron Howards New Movie Rush
Actress Vanessa Zachos has joined director Ron Howard's new movie Rush, acting opposite 'Thor’ and ‘Avengers’ star Chris Hemsworth.
The Peter Morgan penned screenplay, recounts the 1976 rivalry between British Formula 1 driver James Hunt (Chris Hemsworth) and Austrian champion Niki Lauda played by Daniel Bruhl (Inglourious Basterds) just weeks after the crash that almost claimed Niki's life. The film is shooting on location in the UK, Germany and Austria.
Produced by Brian Grazer, Ron Howard, Cross Creek's Brian Oliver and Working Title's Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner. Also starring Olivia Wilde (TRON: Legacy) and Alexandra Maria Lara (The Reader).
Zachos is a South African born actress who moved to the UK to study acting. She recently starred in an independent British art house film.
Rush comes to theaters in early 2013.