Cast member Emmanuelle Chriqui smiles at the movie premiere of You Don't Mess with the Zohan at the Grauman's Chinese theatre in Hollywood, California May 28, 2008. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Entourage co-star Emmanuelle Chriqui has been cast in the lead female role in Georgia, a war film being directed by Renny Harlin in the former Soviet state.

Val Kilmer also is headed to Europe to play a journalist involved in covering last year's brief military conflict between Russia and Georgia. Chriqui plays a Georgian doctoral student caught up in the chaos. Andy Garcia plays Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili.

Chriqui's feature credits include 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 co-stars in Bad Lieutenant, also opening next month.