Adepero Oduye Invited To Join “The Dinner”

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is the the most recent addition to the all-star cast of THE DINNER. Directed by and based on the bestselling novel, Oduye joins , , , , and .

The film takes place at a dinner with Paul and Claire Lohman (Coogan and Linney) and Paul’s politician brother, Stan (Gere) and his wife Barbara (Hall). The tense relationship between the two brothers escalates when the secrets about the couples’ children begin to surface — this includes a horrendous crime committed by the Lohman kids. No details have been given about the role Oduye will play.

, , and will serve the producers of the film under the Code Red, ChubbCo and Blackbird banners. , , and have stepped in as exec producers.

Oduye came into the spotlight with her breakthrough performance in Dee Rees’s indie, Pariah. She has since starred in 12 Years a Slave and most recently, the Academy Award-nominated The Big Short. Her TV credits include Louie and Lifetime’s adaptation of Steel Magnolias.

She is repped by ICM and Atlas .

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Dino-Ray Ramos | Staff Writer
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