Viggo Mortensen’s Captain Fantastic Casts Kids


viggoThe cast for the Viggo Mortensen drama, Captain Fantastic is expanding with kids. Mortenson plays an an idealistic father who, after a decade of living off the grid in the forests of the Pacific Northwest, must return with his six young kids to assimilate back into society.  A worldwide search was undertaken to cast Mortensen’s brood, and Scottish BAFTA winner George Mackay (How I Live NowFor Those In Peril), Annalise Basso (Oculus, The Red Road), Samantha Isler (NBC’s Sean Saves The World), Aussie Nicholas Hamilton (Strangerland), Shree Crooks (Extant, The New Normal), and newcomer Charlie Shotwell landed the roles. Filming is scheduled to begin in July.

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