According to The Hollywood Reporter, Maria Bello, Danny Pino and Dallas Roberts have joined the cast of Flicka for Fox 2000. They join Tim McGraw and Ryan Kwantan in the update of the 1943 Fox film, My Friend Flicka.
Based on the novel by Mary O'Hara, Flicka is set against the backdrop of a modern-day ranch in Wyoming. It tells the story of Katie (Alison Lohman), a teenager who dreams of running her family's ranch, much to the dismay of her father (McGraw). Katie finds a wild horse she names Flicka and claims it as her own.
Michael Mayer is directing from a script by Larry Konner and Mark Rosenthal. Bello will play Katie's mother, Pino plays Jack, and Roberts will play Gus.
Bello's films include A History of Violence, Sisters and The Dark. Pino recently wrapped production on Andy Garcia's feature directorial debut Lost City and stars on the television series "Cold Case."