September 24, 2017

Casting: Duhamel, Kinnaman, Sandler, Bateman

Transformers 4 Josh Duhamel says that filmmaker Michael Bay is trying to squeeze him in for an appearance in the upcoming fourth "Transformers" film. As of now, the only confirmed cast members are Mark Wahlberg, Nicola Peltz, and Jack Reynor. [Source: THR] Run All Night "RoboCop" and "The Killing" star Joel Kinnaman is finalizing a deal to star … [Read more...]

Casting: Heathcote, Slater, Ryan, Reinhold

Untitled Marc Lawrence Project Bella Heathcote ("Dark Shadows") has joined Marc Lawrence's untitled romantic comedy at Castle Rock. Hugh Grant and Marisa Tomei also star. The story follows a creatively washed up, divorced and broke former award-winning screenwriter forced to take on a job teaching screenwriting at a small college. Heathcote will … [Read more...]

Casting: Winslet, Vergara, Riseborough, Fonda

A Little Chaos Kate Winslet will join Matthias Schoenaerts on the Alan Rickman-directed long-germinating historical drama "A Little Chaos". Winslet will play a garden designer locked in a bitter rivalry with a fellow horticulturalist (Schoenaerts) as both vie for the patronage of Louis XIV in the late 17th century. [Source: Empire] Heat Sofia … [Read more...]

Casting News: Bale, Wayans, Cannon

The Ends of the Earth David O. Russell aims to bring his "The Fighter" star Christian Bale onboard the fact-based biopic "The Ends of the Earth" about oil tycoon Ernest Marland. The story follows Marland's romance with his niece and adopted daughter Lydie (Jennifer Lawrence). No start date has been announced as yet. [Source: The Daily … [Read more...]

Casting: Dinklage, Laurie, Grint, Vogel

X-Men: Days Of Future Past Bryan Singer is reportedly pursuing "Game of Thrones" star Peter Dinklage for a key role in the upcoming "X-Men: Days Of Future Past". [Source: Deadline] Tomorrowland "House" and "Blackadder" star Hugh Laurie is up for playing the villain in filmmaker Brad Bird's top-secret sci-fi project "Tomorrowland". Laurie joins … [Read more...]

Casting: Brooks, Middleton, Bisutti, Seydoux

Finding Nemo 2 Albert Brooks has closed a deal to reprise the voice of Marlin in a sequel to "Finding Nemo" at Pixar and Disney Pictures. As previously reported, co-star Ellen DeGeneres and the original film's director Andrew Stanton is back. [Source: Deadline] Jupiter Ascending Tuppence Middleton ("Cleanskin") has joined the cast of Andy and … [Read more...]

Casting: Ronan, Booth, Bateman, McHale

How to Catch a Monster Saoirse Ronan has joined the cast of Ryan Gosling’s directorial debut "How To Catch A Monster" alongside Christina Hendricks, Eva Mendes, Matt Smith and Ben Mendelsohn. Filming begins in May in Detroit. Set against the surreal dreamscape of a vanishing city a single mother of two is swept into a macabre and dark fantasy … [Read more...]

Casting: Streep, Arianda, Duplass, Durand

Into the Woods Though she has been linked for a while, Meryl Streep is now confirmed to be starring in the feature adaptation of Stephen Sondheim’s hit Broadway musical 'Into the Woods'. The musical combines fairytale stories and characters in its story of four wishes and the lengths to which these magical cares will do to make them come true. … [Read more...]

Casting: Welling, Langella, Tennant, Asano

Parkland Former "Smallville" star Tom Welling has scored a co-starring role in Peter Landesman's ensemble drama "Parkland". Paul Giamatti, Zac Efron, and Billy Bob Thornton also star. The story is set in the hours following the assassination of JFK in Parkland Hospital. Open Road is in talks to distribute domestically this Fall. [Source: … [Read more...]

More Marvel “Guardians” Casting Talk

Casting rumors for Marvel Studios' "Guardians of the Galaxy" just got even stranger. Latino Review reports that the company is looking into the availability of actors Jim Carrey and Adam Sandler for roles in the project, quite possibly the same role. Also a few more names have been added to the list of casting potentials for the Peter … [Read more...]