House of Cards star Robin Wright and Avatar’s Sam Worthington join cast of upcoming film Everest

The film about a hiking expedition on Mt Everest gone wrong is currently filming in Nepal

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House of Cards star Robin Wright and Avatar‘s Sam Worthington have joined the cast of Everest, Deadline reports.

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The Universal Pictures film Everest is about a true story of a hiking expedition on Mt. Everest that goes horribly wrong after a severe snow storm hits the area. It is currently filming in Nepal at the base of Everest.

Wright and Worthington will join the ensemble cast of the film, which includes Jason Clarke, Jake Gyllenhaal, Josh Brolin, and John Hawkes. Wright will play the wife of Brolin’s character, and Worthington will appear in the film as a climbing expert. 

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Everest is set to hit cinemas in September 18, 2015.