Patti Harrison joins Paramount’s The Lost City of D ensemble

Just a month after the studio set a release date for the rom-com adventure starring Channing Tatum and Sandra Bullock in 2022, Paramount Pictures expanded the cast roster for The lost city of D. with the addition of Shrill Alum Patti Harrison, according to Variety. While the writer / comedian / actress joins the film in a key role, the specifics of her character are currently being kept under wraps by the studio.

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The lost city of D. follows a reclusive novelist (Bullock) who was sure that nothing could be worse than being caught on a book tour with her cover model (Tatum) until an attempted kidnapping puts them both on a jungle adventure and proves that life is so much Can be stranger and more romantic than any of their paperback fictions.

The film is directed by Adam and Aaron Nee based on a script by Dana Fox (How to be single), based on a treatment by Seth Gordon (Terrible bosses). In addition to starring Bullock, she also acts as a producer on her Fortis Films banner. The project is also being produced by Liza Chasin and Gordon of 3dot Productions through his Exhibit A Films.

Harrison first gained popularity with appearances on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon and would subsequently get key and supporting roles in both television and film including Paul Feigs A simple favor‘formerly-TBS’ Search team, Hulu is about to end Shrill and the acclaimed Sundance dramedy Together together, in which she starred with Ed Helms and is due to appear on Bleecker Street in April.

Bullock is no stranger to the romantic comedy genre, as she was back in the 2009s The application to Ryan Reynolds. Her other notable film credits include speed, Miss Congeniality, The house at the lake, All about Steve, The heat, The blind side, Ocean 8, and Bird feeder. She will next appear in David Leitch’s star-studded film Express train with Brad Pitt and Lady Gaga.

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Tatum first became known in 2006 in the romantic dance drama Step Up. His films include: GI Joe: The Rise of the Cobra, Dear John, The vow, Magic Mike, White House is out of action, The hateful eight, Hail Caesar!, Logan Lucky, and Kingsman: The golden circle.

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