David Lynch Joins the Cast of Steven Spielberg’s ‘The Fabelmans’ in Secret Role

Steven Spielberg’s semi-autobiographical coming-of-age drama “The Fabelmans” just got a new twist in its casting.

Variety reports that Oscar-winning “Blue Velvet” and “Mulholland Drive” filmmaker David Lynch has joined the cast of the ensemble drama in a top-secret, closely guarded role.

Lynch is no stranger to being in front of the camera, as he has starred in many of his own projects, including as loud-talking FBI agent Gordon Cole in the original “Twin Peaks” and its revival, “The Return,” and he also starred in the prequel film “Fire Walk with Me.” He also lent his voice to “Family Guy” and “Robot Chicken.”Lynch joins a cast that already includes Michelle Williams, Seth Rogen, Paul Dano, “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” breakout Julia Butters, and rising star Gabriel Labelle.

The movie is written by Spielberg with Tony Kushner, who most recently penned the screenplay for Spielberg’s Oscar contender “West Side Story.

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