Casting Category

Suddenly everywhere Dutch actor Michiel Huisman has somehow found room in his schedule to fit in one more project. Variety reports the new “Game of Thrones” star will join Blake Lively, Ellen Burstyn and Harrison Ford in romantic drama “The Age of Adaline.” Huisman will play love interest to Lively’s character, a 29-year-old woman who miraculously stops aging after surviving a near fatal accident: “Over the 20th century she embarks on an epic, but isolated worldwide journey, keeping her secret, until she meets a man who forever alters her life.”Read More
She’s already one of the busiest actresses working in Hollywood, and now Olivia Wilde will also be donning a Producer hat for her latest project. Deadline reports Wild will star in and produce indie thriller “Meadowland,” to be directed by Reed Morano from a script by Chris Rossi. The currently pregnant Wilde will play a mother in “Meadowland” (presumably this will go sometime after she gives birth), whose son disappears, “a jolt that puts her on an unexpected and dangerous path toward acceptance as she seeks out a relationship withRead More
Joseph Gordon Levitt and Seth Rogen
Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Seth Rogen will once again co-star on the big screen together for “50/50″ director Jonathan Levine‘s currently “Untitled Xmas Comedy,” according to The Hollywood Reporter. The yet-to-be titled Sony film will follow “three childhood best friends who reunite in New York City for their annual tradition of going out on Christmas Eve.” Based on the film’s working title, we may expect this holiday comedy to be a lot more provocative rather than family-friendly. Gordon-Levitt and Rogen will play the roles of two out of three of theRead More
The search for Kyle Reese in reboot “Terminator: Genesis” is getting close to a conclusion, with Deadline reporting two finalists have emerged, and the fight is between Jai Courtney and Boyd Holbrook. Holbrook and Courtney were amongst five actors who were originally shortlisted and tested for the role. The film, which will also have a TV series tie-in, will feature a young Sarah Connor (Emilia Clarke) as well as a young Kyle Reese and has been rumored to be set in the 1950s for at least one portion of events.Read More
Joe Wright is looking to make a discovery to fill the titular role in his prequel project “Pan.” has been set up for online submissions and an open casting call in the UK has been set for Sunday, February 23rd to find his Peter Pan. Garrett Hedlund has already been cast to play Hook, while Hugh Jackman is in talks to take the role of Blackbeard, the film’s main villain. This tale will follow an orphan who’s taken to Neverland and teams up with the native people in orderRead More
“The Transporter” franchise is losing one bald British badass but gaining another. Variety reports the fourth installment of the actioner will be a reboot sans original star Jason Statham, and instead “Game of Thrones” alum Ed Skrein will be taking over the role of Frank Martin. Bill Collage and Adam Cooper wrote the script which is an origin tale featuring a younger Frank Martin, the driver whose job it is to transport mostly dangerous and illegal goods and ask no questions. It will return the action to the South ofRead More
Tom Hardy
Tom Hardy is in early talks to replace Joel Edgerton as Johnny Depp‘s co-star in Scott Cooper‘s true-life drama “Black Mass,” according to a report by Deadline. “Black Mass” is set to chronicle the rise and eventual fall of James “Whitey” Bulger (Depp), a South Boston mob boss and ex-Alcatraz prisoner whose infamous crimes date all the way back to the 1950s. Hardy is looking to play John Connolly, Whitey’s childhood friend who went on to become an FBI agent and whose life would forever be connected to Whitey’s crimes.Read More
Saoirse Ronan
Saoirse Ronan, 19, will star alongside Cynthia Nixon and Jason Isaacs in Nikole Beckwith‘s feature debut “Stockholm, Pennsylvania,” according to Deadline. Based on Beckwith’s play of the same title, “Stockholm, Pennsylvania” follows a young woman named Leia (Ronan) who, due to being raised by her kidnapper (David Warshofsky) for twenty years, struggles to adjust to life with her real parents (played by Nixon and Isaacs). Back in April of last year, Beckwith spoke to Scott Myers’ Go Into The Story blog about the project, revealing: “The film is very muchRead More
Jay Baruchel
Jay Baruchel will star in and executive produce Tom Holland’s (“Child’s Play”) adaptation of Stephen King’s “The Ten O’Clock People,” according to The Hollywood Reporter. “The Ten O’Clock People” follows a man (Baruchel) who tries to quit his smoking habit for health reasons. One day, due to a chemical imbalance while on his morning smoke break, he discovers that people in positions of authority are actually monsters in disguise as humans. Holland has long been attached to the project, back when both Justin Long and Channing Tatum were linked toRead More
Werner Herzog is taking on school violence in his next film, and The Wrap reports “God Vernon Little” is looking to cast Russell Brand, newcomer Austin Abrams and “Pretty Little Liars” star Sasha Pieterse. Based on DBC Pierre’s Booker Prize winning novel, “God Vernon Little” examines how a small community is shaken up after a shocking act of violence during which Jesus Navarro, a bullied loner high school student, shoots down six classmates before killing himself. Abrams will take the titular role of Vernon Little, who witnesses the event andRead More