Newswire: Alfred Molina and Willem Dafoe heed The Headhunter’s Calling

Radically upping its utility in a game of Great Character Actor Bingo, Gerard Butler’s The Headhunter’s Calling has added Alfred Molina and Willem Dafoe to its ambiguosly titled tale of corporate drama. (A brief digression: Is the apostrophe-s in Headhunter’s possessive—as in the destined vocation of a man or woman what hunts for heads—or a contraction, implying a phone call from someone who frees people from their need for hats? We may never truly know.) The film, directed by Mark Williams from a script by Bill DuBuque, will star Butler as a bloodthirsty corporate recruiter whose career ambitions are stunted when his son falls ill, teaching him the true meaning of something or other. (Probably, “Don’t be a jerk who works all the time, because maybe your son will get sick, and it’ll serve you right, we guess.”)

Dafoe, meanwhile, will play the …

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