Alona Tal cast in Crowe, Wahlberg film

Israeli actress Alona Tal has joined the cast of the new political thriller, Broken City, according to the Variety entertainment news site. Alona Tal (www.imdb.com) The Herzliya-born Tal and actress Natalie Martinez are the latest additions to a cast that …

Israeli actress Alona Tal has joined the cast of the new political thriller, Broken City, according to the Variety entertainment news site.

Alona Tal
Alona Tal (www.imdb.com)

The Herzliya-born Tal and actress Natalie Martinez are the latest additions to a cast that includes Mark Wahlberg, Russell Crowe and Catherine Zeta-Jones.

The plot follows an ex-cop (Wahlberg) who is hired by the mayor (Crowe) to investigate whether his wife (Zeta-Jones) is having an affair. After the affair is confirmed and the wife’s lover turns up dead, a larger scandal unfolds.

Tal is set to play Wahlberg’s assistant while Martinez will play his girlfriend.

Reports say production is already underway in New York City, and the release date is set for mid January.

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