Cali Scolari is cast to play lead character Truus Oversteegen in the upcoming film Teenage Girls Who Killed Nazis. Pendragon Pictures’ director Timothy Hines and producer co-writer Susan Goforth will bring to life the remarkable story of three courageous girls who served as super-agents for the Dutch resistance during World War II. The movie, scheduled to begin filming in spring 2024, also has Matt Silver attached to produce.
Above: Real-life teenage girl Resistance fighter Truus Oversteegen is being portrayed by actress Cali Scolari in the big-budget WW2 drama Teenage Girls Who Killed Nazis filming this spring in Europe and the UK.
Above: Cali Scolari recently graduated from the Stella Adler Studio of Acting and filmed the co-starring role of Mattie Wilde in Timothy Hines’ comedy Western movie The Wilde Girls. Cali Scolari will now portray real-life teen resistance fighter Truus Oversteegen in Teenage Girls Who Killed Nazis.
Cali Scolari, daughter of the late Emmy winning actor Peter Scolari (known for “Girls,” “Bosom Buddies,” and “Newhart”) and goddaughter to Marissa Jaret Winokur (Broadway’s original Tracy in Hairspray) and Oscar-winning actor Tom Hanks, graduated with honors from the Stella Adler Studio of Acting. Cali previously worked with Timothy Hines and Susan Goforth of Pendragon Pictures when cast in one of the starring roles as Mattie Wilde in Timothy Hines’ Western comedy film, “The Wilde Girls,” which lensed last summer in the Pacific Northwest.
Feature Film Coming “Teenage Girls Who Killed Nazis”: https://www.youtube.com/embed/FCMcKh_kq3g
“In her upcoming portrayal of Truus Oversteegen, Cali Scolari brings exceptional talent and dedication to the role,” Hines commends, “While working with Cali, her abilities are exceptional. Her remarkable performance and commitment to the character in The Wilde Girls showed me that I had my Truus right next to me this whole time.”
The Wilde Girls comedy Western movie Teaser Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/embed/7tW8kX9BB-E
Teenage Girls Who Killed Nazis explores the lives of Hannie Schaft, Freddie Oversteegen, and Truus Oversteegen, shedding light on their extraordinary bravery and sacrifice during the Nazi occupation of The Netherlands in WW2, as resistance fighters against Hitler, they worked tirelessly to combat the hatred and fascism of the Nazis.
Pendragon Pictures is a motion picture production company that makes enthralling, entertaining movies so good you’ll watch them again and again.