Epps, Ortiz and Lewis Join the "AVP2" Madness
From The Hollywood Reporter: "Shareeka Epps, John Ortiz and Johnny Lewis have been cast in 20th Century Fox's "Alien vs. Predator: Survival of the Fittest." Fox's sequel to the monster showdown "Alien vs. Predator" marks the first studio role for Epps since her acclaimed onscreen debut opposite Ryan Gosling in the Sundance Film Festival favorite "Half Nelson," in which she co-starred as a student in a rundown inner-city school. Epps will play Kendra, a young girl who must protect her little brother. Ortiz, who most recently appeared as Jose Yero in Michael Mann's "Miami Vice," will play a recently elected sheriff. Lewis, a featured player on "The O.C.," will play Ricky, a troubled kid. They join a cast that includes Reiko Aylesworth and Steven Pasquale."