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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
date-and-switch
It seems like we haven’t heard about Nicholas Braun in a while, but we will definitely be hearing a lot about Dakota Johnson in 2014 thanks to a little “Twilight” fanfiction taken way too far. But here they are together in the first trailer released today for “Date and Switch” (previously “Gay Dude”). Newcomer Hunter Cope plays the previously titular “Gay Dude,” Matty, best friend to Braun’s Michael. What starts out as a typically cliche bromance about two best friends making a pact to get laid before prom takes aRead More

Posted On September 4, 2013By Linda GeIn Casting

“Poltergeist” Remake Haunts Nicholas Braun

Rising comedic actor Nicholas Braun is the latest to join the remake of horror classic “Poltergeist”, according to The Wrap. Rosemarie DeWitt and Sam Rockwell play the leads in the new film, with Jared Harris and Kyle Catlett in supporting roles. Tobe Hooper directed the 1982 original which saw a family terrorized by a ghostly presence in their home, culminating in the kidnapping of their daughter. Considered one of the best films released that year and a classic of the horror genre, the film spawned two less successful sequels. TheRead More
Chuck Bass goes undead. “Gossip Girl” alum Ed Westwick is in negotiations to join the ensemble cast of teen monster mash-up comedy “The Kitchen Sink”, according to The Wrap. Westwick is joining the likes of Nicholas Braun, Mackenzie Davis, Vanessa, Hudgens Josh Fadem and Chris Zylka in the Robbie Pickering film described as being in the vein of “Zombieland.” A group of teenagers form an unlikely alliance with monsters like vampires and zombies in order to take down an alien army. Hudgens will play a popular teenager in a smallRead More
Chris McCoy is getting ready to direct his Black List script “Good Kids”, and he’s set rising stars Nicholas Braun and Jane Levy to star in it, according to Deadline. The film, which is out to financiers, follows four overachieving high school kids who reinvent themselves over the summer after graduation when the “summer people” come to town. Levy is the star of ABC sitcom “Suburgatory”, heading into its third season this fall, and most recently appeared in the “Evil Dead” remake. She recently wrapped up indies “Frank and Cindy”Read More
Vanessa Hudgens is the latest to join Sony’s monster mash-up genre flick “The Kitchen Sink”, according to The Wrap. Denis Leary is now also aboard the film which features young rising stars like Nicholas Braun, Mackenzie Davis, Josh Fadem and Chris Zylka. Robbie Pickering is directing the film which is described as being in the vein of “Zombieland.” A group of teenagers form an unlikely alliance with monsters like vampires and zombies in order to take down an alien army. Hudgens will play a popular teenager in a small townRead More
Dylan Kidd’s recession era coming of age comedy “Get a Job” has rounded out its impressive cast of young rising stars with Nicholas Braun, “Community”‘s Alison Brie and Brandon T. Jackson in supporting roles, it was announced today via press release. Miles Teller stars alongside Anna Kendrick, Bryan Cranston and Christopher Mintz-Plasse. Teller plays a recent college graduate who must readjust his goals after having trouble landing his dream job in this tough economic climate. Braun, Jackson and Mintz-Plasse play his three best friends (Charlie, Ethan and Luke) who areRead More
The adaptation of teen favourite The Perks of Being A Wallflower, starring Logan Lerman (The Three Musketeers) and Harry Potter star Emma Watson, is now finishing up in post-production and we here at Up and Comers are getting rather excited. A coming-of-age tale that follows 15 year old Charlie (Lerman), an outsider who struggles to to cope with mental illness, first love and the suicide of his best friend, as well as trying to find out where he belongs, the film features a whole cast of rising stars including NicholasRead More
“Saturday Night Live” alum Will Forte has joined the ever-growing comedic ensemble cast of “Neighborhood Watch”, reports THR. Ben Stiller and Vince Vaughn lead the alien invasion comedy along with a cast that also includes Jonah Hill, Rosemarie DeWitt, “Submarine” director Richard Ayoade and most recently, “Red State” star Nicholas Braun. The Lonely Island’s Akiva Schaffer directs the film about a group of bored suburbanites who form a neighborhood watch group as a front for male bonding and inadvertently stumble across an alien plot to destroy the world. Forte’s characterRead More
Nicholas Braun seems to have a knack for joining ragtag teams of misfits. The star of Kevin Smith’s “Red State” and Disney’s “Prom” has signed on to be part of Ben Stiller and Vince Vaughn’s “Neighborhood Watch”, reports Variety. Directed by the Lonely Island’s Akiva Schaffer, the film follows a group of bored suburban dwellers who form a neighborhood watch group and stumble upon an alien invasion plot. Jonah Hill and Rosemarie DeWitt are also part of the comedic cast. Braun hit it off with Smith on “Red State” andRead More