Variety is exclusively reporting that Katheryn Winnick has joined the cast of speedboat racing drama Speed Kills.
Speed Kills is inspired by the life of speedboat racing champion Donald Aronow, who also created boat brands including Donzi Marine, Blue Thunder and Cigarette.
Katheryn Winnick (whose credits include Vikings and The Dark Tower) will be playing the role of Lillian Aronow, a former Wihelmina model and the second wife of Aronow. Already cast in the film are John Travolta, Mira Sorvino and Jordi Molla. John Luessenhop will be directing the drama on a script he co-wrote with David Aaron Cohen. Production is set to commence at the end of May, shooting in San Juan, Puerto Rico and Miami Beach, Florida.
Hannibal Classics’ Richard Rionda Del Castro will be serving as producer on the film alongside Oscar Generale and Luillo Ruiz from the Pimienta Film Company in Puerto Rico. John Travolta will also be executive producing alongside Anson Downes, Linda Favila, Walter Josten, Patricia Eberle, Cam Cannon, Lindsey Roth, Farouk Hadef, Jamal Sannan and Grace Collins.