Julia Garner Joins Josh Brolin In New Line’s ‘Weapons’

Three-time Emmy winner Julia Garner is boarding New Line’s Weapons opposite Josh Brolin. The pic comes from writer-director Zach Cregger. who made the 2022 New Regency horror film Barbarian.

Barbarian, released via 20th Century Studios, opened at No. 1 after pulling in a 93% Rotten Tomatoes critics score. The pic grossed 10 times its production budget of $4.5 million totaling more than $45M worldwide.

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Garner won three Supporting Actress Drama Emmys for her turn as Ruth Langmore in the Netflix series Ozark. She is currently in production opposite Christopher Abbott on Blumhouse/Universal’s Wolf Man from filmmaker Leigh Whannell. Garner also stars in Paramount’s upcoming psychological thriller Apartment 7A.

Deadline recently scooped that she was joining the cast of Marvel Studios’ Fantastic Four as the iconic comic book character Silver Surfer opposite Pedro Pascal, Vanessa Kirby, Joseph Quinn and Ebon Moss-Bachrach.

Her other feature credits count Bleecker Street’s The Assistant, Neon’s The Royal Hotel directed by Kitty Green, Paul Weitz’s Grandma opposite Lily Tomlin, as well as One Percent More Humid, Tomato Red, We Are What We Are, Electrick Children, Martha Marcy May Marlene and Sin City: A Dame to Kill For. Her series credits include Netflix’s Inventing Anna, for which she was Emmy nominated in the Lead Actress Limited Series category for her turn as self-proclaimed German heiress Anna Delvy, as well as Modern Love, Maniac, Dirty John and The Americans. The actress is repped by UTA, LBI Entertainment and Sloane, Offer, Weber & Dern.

Cregger will also Weapons produce alongside his Barbarian producing team, Roy Lee of Vertigo and J.D. Lifshitz and Raphael Margules of BoulderLight Pictures. Vertigo’s Miri Yoon also produces.

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