John David Washington Joins Christian Bale, Margot Robbie in David O. Russell’s Next Film

John David Washington has joined Christian Bale and Margot Robbie in David O.

Russell’s untitled new film at New Regency.Russell will direct from his own script.

Plot details are being kept under wraps.Executive are planning to start production in Los Angeles in January.

Emmanuel “Chivo” Lubezki will serve as cinematographer.

The film will be distributed via New Regency’s deal with 20th Century Studios, owned by Disney.

Matthew Budman is producing.Earlier this year, Michael B.

Jordan had been attached to the project, but that’s no longer the case.Russell was nominated for directing and screenplay Oscars for both “American Hustle” and “Silver Linings Playbook.” His most recent directing effort was Jennifer Lawrence’s 2015 drama “Joy” for Fox.

His other credits include “Spanking the Monkey,” “Flirting with Disaster,” “Three Kings” and “I Heart Huckabees.”Washington broke into the entertainment business as part of the main cast

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