Casting Category

The next pair of young lovers in Nicholas Sparks’ long canon are ready to step forward, and it was announced today that Benjamin Walker and Teresa Palmer will star in “The Choice,” which will be directed by Ross Katz. Walker and Palmer will play Travis Parker and Gabby Holland, respectively, who first meet as neighbors in a small coastal town — because this is a Nicholas Sparks movie after all. The film will chart the ups and downs in their love affair over the course of ten years. Walker andRead More
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“Orphan Black” actor Jordan Gavaris has been added to the cast of Gus Van Sant‘s “The Sea of Trees”, described as a story of reflection and survival. The film follows two men, American and Japanese, lost in a forest near Mt. Fuji as they search for a way out. With principal photography currently wrapping up, Gavaris joins already cast Matthew McConaughey, Naomi Watts, Ken Watanabe and Katie Aselton. Gavaris is best known for his portrayal of Tatiana Maslany’s best friend Felix on BBC America’s hit sci-fi drama “Orphan Black,” whichRead More
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Posted On September 30, 2014By Layla HedgesIn Casting

Matt Bomer Joins Ryan Gosling in ‘The Nice Guys’

Matt Bomer has joined the cast of crime thriller “The Nice Guys,” according to Deadline. The film follows a private eye (Ryan Gosling) in the 1970s who is hired to find a girl and ends up uncovering a dangerous conspiracy. Already established cast includes Gosling, Russell Crowe as the gangster who hires the detective, Margaret Qualley as the daughter of a corrupt chief justice and Angourie Rice. Written and directed by Shane Black of “Iron Man 3,” “The Nice Guys” is currently set for a June 17, 2016 release. BomerRead More
Emma Watson and Daniel Bruhl are starring in South American political thriller “Colonia,” which has already started filming in and around Luxemburg, Germany and South America, it was announced today. Florian Gallenberger is directing the film, which follows a young German couple, Lena and Daniel, who become entangled in the violence which led to the overthrowing of president Salvador Allende. Daniel is abducted by the secret police of army chief and dictator-to-be Augusto Pinochet, and is tracked by Lena to a sealed-off area called Colonia Dignidad. However, it’s soon discoveredRead More
Katheryn Winnick is the latest addition to the cast of Dean Devlin’s “Geostorm,” according to Deadline. The sci-fi thiller is set in a world on the verge of an apocalyptic storm generated by climate-controlling satellites in space. The story follows a guy named Jake (Gerard Butler), who’s tasked with heading into outer space to stop it from happening. Abbie Cornish, Andy Garcia, Ed Harris, and Jim Sturgess also star. Winnick will play Jake’s ex-wife. Filming begins in New Orleans next month. Winnick is best known for her current role as LagerthaRead More

Posted On September 25, 2014By Alamin YohannesIn Casting

Natalie Dormer to Star in Action Thriller ‘Patient Zero’

Natalie Dormer has landed the lead role in “Patient Zero.” The action thriller centers on the creation of a new species after a pandemic spreads across the world. The evolution is caused by a new form of rabies that results in the infected becoming exceptionally violent. The only shread of hope hinges on finding Patient Zero and is led by a human survivor with the ability to speak to the infected. “Patient Zero” will be directed by Stefan Ruzowitzky and produced by Vincent Newman. Mike Le wrote the script. Dormer isRead More
Sarah Gadon has been cast as the female lead in supernatural “The 9th Life of Louis Drax” opposite Jamie Dornan and Aaron Paul, according to Deadline. The film follows Louis Drax, a young boy that has a nearly fatal fall on his ninth birthday. The young boy’s psychologist Dr. Allan Pascal (Dornan) investigates the event and finds a mystery that challenges his previous notions of reality. Gadon will play Natalie, Louis’ mother, opposite Paul as Louis’ father. “The 9th Life of Louis Drax” is based on Liz Jensen’s novel of the sameRead More
Actor Asa Butterfield is reportedly under consideration for a starring role in Tim Burton‘s upcoming “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children”. The film will be an adaptation of Ransom Riggs‘ novel which follows a teenager as he helps protect a group of orphans with special powers from the creatures trying to get them. Butterfield would be playing the role of Jacob Portman, who seeks the truth following his grandfather’s murder by a vicious creature he thought imaginary. He is soon introduced to Miss Peregrine, guardian of the group, set toRead More
Supernatural thriller “The 9th Life of Louis Drax” has added Aaron Paul to the cast. Paul joins the previously cast Jamie Dornan in the film directed by Alexandre Aja. The film will follow Louis Drax, who has a near-fatal fall on his ninth birthday. Paul will play Louis’ father, who’s under suspicion as the fall is investigated. Dornan will play Dr. Allan Pascal, who investigates the mysterious circumstances surrounding the fall. Filming begins next month in Vancouver. Paul is best known for his role as Jesse Pinkman on AMC’s “BreakingRead More

Posted On September 20, 2014By Alamin YohannesIn Casting

Amber Heard Joins Channing Tatum in ‘Magic Mike XXL’

Amber Heard is joining the cast of “Magic Mike XXL” opposite returning players Channing Tatum, Matt Bomer, Joe Manganiello and Alex Pettyfer, according to TheWrap. There are no details on her character yet, but her role is considered a lead. The sequel to the 2012 stripper drama will follow the group of male strippers on the road, which is very different from the club setting of the first film. The film series is based on Channing Tatum’s days as a stripper. The actress is not the only new addition to film.Read More