Saturday Night Live cast member Cheri Oteri
will play a villainous lesbian bodybuilder in Southland
Tales, an indie ensemble film set in a futuristic
Los Angeles as it teeters on the brink of social, economic,
and environmental disaster. Jill Ritchie has also signed on
to join the cast, which includes Dwayne "The Rock"
Johnson, Sarah Michelle Gellar, and Seann William
Scott. Ritchie will play a porn star and the best
friend of Gellar's character.
The film began
shooting this month in Los Angeles. Richard Kelly (Donnie
Darko) is directing. Also appearing are Amy
Poehler, Miranda Richardson, John Larroquette, Jon Lovitz,
Will Sasso, Wood Harris, Bai Ling, Joe Campana, and
Wallace Shawn. Oteri's feature credits include Dumb
and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd and
Scary Movie. Ritchie's credits include
Herbie: Fully Loaded and D.E.B.S. (Tatiana
Siegel, via Reuters)
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