'Entourage' actress caught in 'Georgia'

Emmanuelle Chriqui joins Val Kilmer in Renny Harlin pic

"Entourage" regular Emmanuelle Chriqui has been cast in the lead female role in "Georgia," the war film being directed by Renny Harlin.

Val Kilmer also is headed to the former Soviet state to take the role of a journalist involved in covering last year's military conflict between Russia and Georgia.

Harlin also is producing the project with Rex Films duo George Lascu and Michael P. Flannigan and David Imedashvili.

The drama involves an American journalist and his cameraman caught in the crossfire and a Georgia native (Chriqui) and doctoral student who becomes entangled with them.

Chriqui, repped by UTA and Brookside Artist Management, recently appeared in "Cadillac Records" and "You Don't Mess With the Zohan." She will next appear in the comedy "Women in Trouble," hitting theaters next month.

Kilmer, repped by ICM and Management 360, recently appeared in "Felon" and "Kiss Kiss Bang Bang." He next stars in "Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans," due in November.