Satya Bhabha has landed a role in indie comedy “Dude” opposite
Lucy Hale, TheWrap has learned.
The coming of age film also stars
Alexandra Shipp, Kathryn Prescott and Nora Lum and follows a quartet of best friends navigating the final two weeks of high school.
Bhabha will play the role of Mr. Bemis, a hot teacher one of the girls develops a crush on.
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Olivia Milch is directing.
Bhabha, who recurred on “New Girl” and “Key & Peele” and recently wrapped an untitled TBS pilot from Matt Fogel and Todd Strauss-Schulson.
His big screen credits include indie “Miss India America” and Deepa Mehta’s “Midnight’s Children.” He is represented by Don Buchwald & Associates and Elevate Entertainment.
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"The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 2" -- November 20
In the fifth and final movie of the franchise, Katniss Everdeen (
Jennifer Lawrence) and her comrades in District 13 embark on a full-on revolution against the Capitol.
"Creed" -- November 25
Sylvester Stallone returns as Rocky Balboa, this time serving as trainer and mentor to Adonis Creed ( Michael B. Jordan), the son of former enemy Apollo Creed.
"The Good Dinosaur" -- Nov. 25
Pixar's movie about the epic journey into the world of dinosaurs features an Apatosaurus as he makes an unlikely friend: a human boy.
"Victor Frankenstein" -- Nov. 25
In this retelling of
Mary Shelley's classic, Daniel Radcliffe's Igor takes center stage as we learn about his dark origins and how he became the assistant of scientist Victor Frankenstein ( James McAvoy).
"The Danish Girl" -- Nov. 25
Eddie Redmayne slips into the role of transgender pioneer Lili Elbe, who had what is considered to be the first successful gender reassignment surgery. Alicia Vikander and Amber Heard costar.
"Krampus" -- December 4
Just another little holiday horror film as a young boy conjures a Christmas demon.
"The Lady in the Van" -- December 4
Maggie Smith reprises her onstage role as a crotchety transient who parks herself on an otherwise quiet residential street.
"Youth" -- December 4
Michael Caine and Harvey Keitel play 70-something best friends who vacation together in the Alps -- but it's Jane Fonda's supporting role that's been getting most of the buzz.
"Sisters" -- December 18
Amy Poehler and Tina Fey play two sisters who throw one last party before their parents sell the house where they grew up.
"Son of Saul" -- December 18
A prize winner at this year's Cannes, the Hungarian drama follows a Hungarian-Jewish prisoner at Auschwitz who finds a body be believes may be his son.
"Daddy's Home" -- December 25
Will Ferrell is the ideal stepdad in this family comedy -- until the free-wheeling biological father ( Mark Wahlberg) shows up.
"Point Break" -- December 25
In the reboot of the 1991
Keanu Reeves- Patrick Swayze action classic, Luke Bracey stars as an FBI agent who goes undercover with extreme-sports athletes suspected of elaborate heists.
"Anomalisa" -- December 30
Charlie Kaufman's new film, a prize winner at the Venice Film Festival, is a typically bizarre stop-motion animated dramedy about an author who struggles to connect with other people.
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