Amazon comedy thriller Emergency star Donald Elise Watkins joins Scarlett Johansson in Apple’s space adventure feature, Project Artemis.
Actor Donald Elise Watkins, who has bagged the biggest film of his career, will star opposite Channing Tatum and Scarlett Johansson In ‘Project Artemis’ For Apple. Obviously, the actor has played only a few minor roles during his career so far, like Black Box, First Man, Free State of Jones, Roots, Preacher etc.
Apart from Donald Elise Watkins, Scarlett Johansson, Channing Tatum, Apple’ Project Artemis also featuring stars Jim Rash, Ray Romano and Anna Garcia. Rose Gilory has penned the screenplay. While, Greg Berlanti, co-writer and producer of Green Lantern, will direct Apple’s Project Artemis. This will be Greg Berlanti’s first film as a director, in the past, he is also known as the producer and showrunner of DC’s TV shows such as Arrow, The Flash and Doom Patrol.
It is also worth noting that initially Jason Bateman was going to direct the project but due to creative differences, he withdrew from the project.
What will be the story of Project Artemis, it is not yet known but it is believed that the film is set against the space race of the 1960s. Also, what role actor Donald Elise Watkins will play in the upcoming space adventure is also not known yet. Scarlett Johansson and Channing Tatum will play lead role in the pic.
Scarlett Johansson is also producing the film under her banner These Pictures. While, Jonathan Lia and Keenan Flynn are also producing the film with Apple Studios. On the other hand, Sarah Schechter and Greg Berlanti are also producing the pic under Berlanti Productions. Apparently, last March, Apple Studios spent over $100 plus million for the rights to the pic.
Donald Elise Watkins will next seen in psychological thriller, Cat Person from director Susanna Fogel.