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Two More Added to Quentin Tarantino's 'Inglourious Basterds' Cast

November 1, 2008 (4:50 am) GMT
Samuel L. Jackson will lend his voice as the narrator, while Maggie Cheung is tapped to star as Madame Mimieux in the Quentin Tarantino's World War II film project, 'Inglourious Basterds'.
Two More Added to Quentin Tarantino's 'Inglourious Basterds' Cast

Two more actors have been recruited for "". According to The Playlist, the two additional cast ensemble will be Academy Award-nominated actor and one time Cannes Best Actress Maggie Cheung.

Jackson reportedly will tackle the part as the film's narrator, while Cheung is said to portray Madame Mimieux, "the French matron of the Cinematheque" who takes in homeless Shosanna when she is chased by the Nazis. By joining the project, Jackson will once again work with Tarantino following his two previous collaborations with the awards-winning director on "Pulp Fiction" and "Jackie Brown".

Coming into the project that has fallen into its production sometime last month, both Jackson and Cheung will join the previously signed cast that include , , , , and Julie Dreyfus.

To deliver an intertwined story, "Basterds" focuses its tale on a group of Jewish soldiers set out to bring down the leaders of The Third Reich by blowing up a Parisian theater that premieres a Nazi propaganda film. At the same time, the flick also follows a French Jewish teenager who plots for a revenge on the Nazi at the same theater. This World War II film is expected to be released in 2009.

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