Shiloh Fernandez Joins Alexander Skarsgard in The East

Shiloh Fernandez joins the cast of “The East”. Brit Marling, Alexander Skarsgard and Ellen Page are also signed up for the film. Shiloh will play the sexually adventurous and free-spirited member of Alexander Skarsgard’s eco-terrorism group. Photo credit: VMan Magazine

Zal Batmanglij will direct the film which is due to start filming next month. Shiloh Fernandez was most recently seen in the Warner Bros. pic “Red Riding Hood” and just wrapped production on the indie “Syrup.” He also appeared in the film “Skateland” as the character  Ritchie Wheeler.

Alexander Skarsgard is slated to play the role of Benji in The East. His character is the leader of an eco-terrorist group. The film description states that the story is based on contract worker who is tasked with infiltrating an anarchist group, only to find herself falling for its leader (Alex’s character). This film is tentatively set to be released in 2012.


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