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Ruby Rose to play an “edgy genius” in a movie about hunting a prehistoric shark

Orange Is The New Black
Orange Is The New Black

Ruby Rose has gone from Orange Is The New Black breakout star to action-flick sidekick—or nemesis—so quickly that she hasn’t even had time for slumming in sitcom guest spots as a sexy new neighbor or sexy new co-worker. (Basically, any role where she’d set hearts aflutter.) But Rose’s career trajectory will soon take a deep dive. No, not with Resident Evil: The Final ChapterRose is currently in talks to join Jason Statham on the hunt for a prehistoric shark in Meg.

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According to Entertainment Weekly, the adaptation’s snared Rose with the role of the “edgy engineering genius” who, while slumming it with an underwater observation program in the Mariana Trench, meets a sexy new co-worker. That would be Statham, who’s playing a former naval captain who’s heading up the team in search of the prehistoric shark. Rose’s character will help him on his Moby Dick-like quest, and we hope her academic won’t be of the Christmas Jones variety.

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