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Darrin Dewitt Henson has joined the sci-fi feature "Tekken," being directed by Dwight Little. Henson will play Raven, a former military intelligence officer, in the film about a rebel who rises up against the Tekken Corp. to seize freedom for his people. Henson ("Stomp the Yard") next will be seen in Universal's "The Express." He is repped by Innovative Artists and manager Adam Griffin of Kritzer Levine Wilkins Entertainment. … Jane Alexander (HBO's "Tell Me You Love Me") will play Sofi Kozma in David Goyer's thriller "Unborn," the story about a woman who fights a spirit that is taking possession of her. She is repped by WMA and manager Sue Leibman. … Supermodel Karolina Kurkova will play Courtney A. Kreiger, better known as Cover Girl, in Paramount's live-action "G.I. Joe." She next appears in the indie film "My Sexiest Year." … Joan Collins has joined the cast of "Cowboys for Christ," written and directed by Robin Hardy. The movie, which will be filmed in Dumfries, Scotland, revolves around a gospel singer and her cowboy friend who set off from Texas to enlighten Scottish heathens about the ways of Christ. Collins will play the wife of Christopher Lee, who also stars in the film. She is repped by Joel Dean of TalentWorks. … Xander Berkeley will play Abraham in the Harold Ramis-directed "Year One," from producers Judd Apatow, Clayton Townsend and Ramis. Berkeley, who next will be seen in the upcoming "Cook County," is managed by Dave Fleming at Mosaic Media Group. … Edi Gathegi has been cast as Laurent in "Twilight," directed by Catherine Hardwicke. He recently wrapped production on a multiepisode arc of Fox's "House" and appeared in Ben Affleck's "Gone Baby Gone." He is managed by Maryellen Mulcahy at Framework Entertainment. … Nicki Aycox has joined Fox's "X-Files: Done One." Aycox ("Jeepers Creepers II") recently finished production on the direct-to-DVD project "Joyride." She is repped by Innovative Artists and 1 Management. … Michael Weatherly (CBS' "NCIS") will play Danny, a recent prison parolee, in the indie drama "Charlie Valentine," directed by Jesse Johnson. He is repped by Robert Stein Management.

Compiled by Carly Mayberry
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