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Steven Spielberg Casts Aussie Newcomer In Key Role For Autobiographical Movie

Steven Spielberg Casts Aussie Newcomer In Key Role For Autobiographical Movie

Steven Spielberg has found his childhood best friend in Sam Rechner for his upcoming autobiographical movie.

Click inside to learn more about Sam and the movie…

Variety reports that 19-year-old Sam, an up and coming Aussie actor, will take on the role of a high school classmate in Steven‘s upcoming flick.

Nothing more is known about Sam‘s character at this time, but he joins a handful of stars in the upcoming film, including Michelle Williams in a role inspired by Steven‘s mom, Paul Dano in a role inspired by his father, Seth Rogen as his favorite uncle, and Julia Butters as his sister.

Gabriel LaBelle will play a young version of Steven in the movie, which the filmmaker co-wrote with Tony Kushner. Filming is expected to begin this summer, with a 2022 release date.

Sam doesn’t have a large filmography yet, but recently appeared in Ruby’s Choice with Jane Seymour, and will next be seen in season two Amazon Prime’s The Wilds.

(Sam is on the right)

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