Kate Hudson and Kurt Russell have joined the cast of the drama DEEPWATER HORIZON. They will join Mark Wahlberg, Gina Rodriguez, Dylan O’Brien and John Malkovich in the story following the BP oil rig spill that killed eleven people in 2010, becoming the largest offshore oil spill in the history of the United States. The film is based on the New York Times article Deepwater Horizon’s Final Hour by David Barstow, David Rohde and Stephanie Saul. The film is written by Matthew Michael Carnahan and Matthew Sand, with Peter Berg set to direct.
Known for her roles in How To Lose a Guy In Ten Days and Almost Famous, Hudson was recently seen in the Zach Braff film Wish I Was Here.
Russell is known for his roles in Escape From New York and The Thing. He is set to star in the upcoming Quentin Tarantino film The Hateful Eight.