WEEK IN WOMEN: Gugino joins star-powered GUNPOWDER MILKSHAKE – Brandy McDonnell reports

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Carla Gugino will play the role of a lethal assassin in Navot Papushado’s action thriller “Gunpowder Milkshake,” topping off the film’s final bit of casting

As previously reported, Gugino joins a star-studded cast including Karen Gillan (“Avengers: Endgame”), Lena Headey (“Game of Thrones”), Michelle Yeoh (“Crazy Rich Asians”), Angela Bassett (“Black Panther”) and Paul Giamatti (“Billions”).

The script, which Papushado (half of the duo behind the dark Israeli breakout Big Bad Wolves) penned with Ehud Lavski, is described as centering on a mother-daughter assassin duo played by Gillan and Headey. Continue reading on THE WEEK IN WOMEN.

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Brandy McDonnell

Brandy McDonnell writes features and reviews movies, music, events and the arts for The Oklahoman, Oklahoma's statewide newspaper, and NewsOK.com, the state's largest news Web site. Raised on a farm near Lindsay, Okla., she started her journalism career in seventh grade, when she was elected reporter for her school's 4-H Club. Taking her duties seriously, she began submitting stories to The Lindsay News, and worked for the local weekly through high school. She attended Oklahoma State University, where she worked for The Daily O'Collegian and earned her journalism degree with honors. She worked for three years at small Oklahoma dailies The Edmond Sun and Shawnee News-Star. In 2002, she joined The Oklahoman as a features reporter, writing about movies, the arts, events, families and nonprofits. She moved to The Oklahoman's entertainment desk in 2007. In 2004, she won a prestigious Journalism Fellowship in Child & Family Policy from the University of Maryland's Philip Merrill College of Journalism. Along with her membership in AWFJ, she also is a founding member of the Oklahoma Film Critics Circle. Brandy writes The Week In Women blog for AWFJ.org.