Casting Category

chiwetel-ejiofor
British actor Chiwetel Ejiofor, 36, is set to star opposite Gwyneth Paltrow in Billy Ray‘s remake of Juan Jose Campanella’s 2009 thriller “The Secret in Their Eyes,” reports Screen Daily. The original Argentinian film, which won the Best Foreign Language Film at the 2010 Academy Awards, centers on a retired MI-5 agent (played by Ricardo Darín) working on a novel about the unresolved past case of the brutal rape and murder of Liliana Coloto. In the process, he attempts to resolve the case by finding out the identity of theRead More
noomi-rapace
Variety reports that Swedish actress Noomi Rapace, 34, is set to co-star opposite Will Smith in Julius Onah‘s sci-fi thriller “Brilliance.” The David Koepp-scripted film is based on the first installment of Marcus Sakey’s trilogy, which is set in a world where, since 1980, one percent of people (known as “brilliants”) have been born with special powers, such as invisibility or mind reading. Among those gifted individuals is Nick Cooper (Smith), a federal agent who uses his abilities to hunt down terrorists. His latest mission has him trying to catchRead More
robbie-schoenaerts
How is this for a cast? Ralph Fiennes, Tilda Swinton, Margot Robbie and Matthias Schoenaerts. Not much is known about the untitled film, described as a “sexy thriller,” only that it will be the next project of Italian director Luca Guadagnino. Filming begins this summer in Italy. Robbie and Schoenaerts have already worked together, on the upcoming Weinstein Company release “Suite Francaise,” also starring Michelle Williams. She broke out in “The Wolf of Wall Street” opposite Leonardo Dicaprio, while he did it via “Rust and Bone” opposite Marion Cotillard. RobbieRead More
tatiana-maslany
It was only a matter of time before film executives began taking notice of Tatiana Maslany on BBC America’s breakout hit “Orphan Black.” THR reports the Canadian actress is now in talks to join The Weinstein Company’s “The Woman in Gold,” which already has Helen Mirren, Ryan Reynolds and Daniel Bruhl starring. Reynolds took over for Andrew Garfield to play a lawyer who represents Mirren’s character, an elderly Jewish refugee who wants to take on the Austrian government to recover artwork that she believes belonged to her family but wereRead More
octavia-spencer
YA franchise “Divergent” has added another Oscar winner to its roster, with the announcement today that Octavia Spencer has joined the cast of the first sequel “Insurgent” opposite Shailene Woodley, Theo James and Kate Winslet. The first film took home $56 million opening weekend and “Insurgent” was quickly greenlit to begin production later this month. Additionally, it’s been announced that the third book in the Veronica Roth trilogy, “Allegiant,” will be split into two films, following in the footsteps of “Harry Potter” and “Twilight” and “The Hunger Games.” Woodley’s TrisRead More
zoey-deutch
And so it goes for these tiny, indie films. Jane Levy is out of coming-of-age comedy “Good Kids,” and according to Deadline, “Vampire Academy” star Zoey Deutch is in in her place. Nicholas Braun, who signed on to star alongside Levy last summer, is still in, and the film has also added Craig Roberts and Israel Broussad to round out the lead quartet of characters. As the title suggests, the film will follow four overachieving Cape Cod high school graduates who realize that they’ve missed out on a lot ofRead More
alex-berenice
“Chronicle” star Alex Russell is in negotiations to join “Skyfall” Bond girl Berenice Marlohe in indie sci-fi thriller “Prisoner of War,” which will be going out to buyers at Cannes, with filming set to begin in the fall. Joe Miale will direct the film, which is set in the midst of “humankind’s last stand against a cataclysmic alien invasion.” Russell will play a US soldier and Marlohe a French foreign aid worker, who must team up to survive: “As they journey through the battlefield in search of refuge, their bondRead More
alex-berenice
“Chronicle” star Alex Russell is in negotiations to join “Skyfall” Bond girl Berenice Marlohe in indie sci-fi thriller “Prisoner of War,” which will be going out to buyers at Cannes, with filming set to begin in the fall. Joe Miale will direct the film, which is set in the midst of “humankind’s last stand against a cataclysmic alien invasion.” Russell will play a US soldier and Marlohe a French foreign aid worker, who must team up to survive: “As they journey through the battlefield in search of refuge, their bondRead More
alex-berenice
“Chronicle” star Alex Russell is in negotiations to join “Skyfall” Bond girl Berenice Marlohe in indie sci-fi thriller “Prisoner of War,” which will be going out to buyers at Cannes, with filming set to begin in the fall. Joe Miale will direct the film, which is set in the midst of “humankind’s last stand against a cataclysmic alien invasion.” Russell will play a US soldier and Marlohe a French foreign aid worker, who must team up to survive: “As they journey through the battlefield in search of refuge, their bondRead More
alex-berenice
“Chronicle” star Alex Russell is in negotiations to join “Skyfall” Bond girl Berenice Marlohe in indie sci-fi thriller “Prisoner of War,” which will be going out to buyers at Cannes, with filming set to begin in the fall. Joe Miale will direct the film, which is set in the midst of “humankind’s last stand against a cataclysmic alien invasion.” Russell will play a US soldier and Marlohe a French foreign aid worker, who must team up to survive: “As they journey through the battlefield in search of refuge, their bondRead More