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Live-Action Dragonball Casts Ghostbusters' Ernie Hudson

posted on 2008-02-26 03:53 EST
Actor also played roles in live-action Oz, Desperate Housewives

The Variety entertainment trade news source has confirmed that Ernie Hudson (Winston Zeddmore in 1984's Ghostbusters and its 1989 sequel) has been added to the cast of the live-action Dragonball movie that is currently shooting in Mexico. Hudson played Leo Glynn on cable television's prison drama Oz, and Detective Ridley on seven episodes of Desperate Housewives. Variety does not specify which role for which Hudson has been casted.

The cast already includes Justin Chatwin (War of the Worlds, The Invisible) as Goku, Emmy Rossum (The Phantom of the Opera film, The Day After Tomorrow) as Bulma, James Marsters (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Smallville) as Piccolo, Eriko Tamura (Heroes) as Mai, Jamie Chung (The Real World) as Chi Chi, Joon Park (Speed Racer) as Yamcha, Randall Duk Kim as Grandpa Gohan, and Chow Yun-Fat (A Better Tomorrow, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End) as Master Roshi. The studio is planning for an August 15 opening for the movie in North America.


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