PUBLISHED: OCTOBER 28, 2014 22:52
- The movie Extortion is preparing to begin production
- Australian actress Nicky Whelan will appear in the film
- Barkhad Abdi and Ving Rhames have now joined the cast
Following his impressive performance in the movie Captain Phillips, which earned him a Best Supporting Actor Oscar nomination in 2014, Barkhad Abdi has signed on to a number of movie projects, becoming one of the most in demand actors around at the moment. Barkhad has already signed on to appear in theJudd Apatow movie Trainwreck, as well as the Gavin Hood film High in the Sky, while he will also play South African marathon runner Willie Mtolo in a new biopic.