NEWS OF THE WEEK: Vanessa Kirby and Sydney Sweeney join cast of survival thriller Eden

The Crown actress and Euphoria star have replaced Alicia Vikander and Daisy Edgar-Jones in Ron Howard’s upcoming survival thriller,according to Deadline. They join previously announced stars Jude Law, Ana de Armas and Daniel Bruhl. After the casting news broke, Sydney posted a screenshot of the announcement on Instagram and wrote, “Embarking on a dream journey down under.” The production is set to take place in Queensland, Australia, with a small unit filming on the Galapagos Islands. Previously titled Origin of Species, the upcoming film has been characterised as a “darkly comic tale of murder and survival.”

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