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jake-johnson
“New Girl” star Jake Johnson has spilled the beans on one of his future projects, telling Collider that he will be working with “Drinking Buddies” director Joe Swanberg again, on a new film called “Digging for Fire,” and the cast includes Sam Rockwell, Rosemarie DeWitt and Brie Larson. No plot details just yet, but pretty sure it’ll be classic Swanberg, an intimate character study with mostly improvised dialogue. And with this talented cast, we are sure to be in for another treat. Swanberg’s “Happy Christmas” starring Anna Kendrick, Melanie LynskyRead 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
Rosemaire DeWitt continues to land more mainstream and prestige roles, with Jason Reitman now eyeing the indie actress for his next film, an adaptation of novel “Men, Women and Children.” DeWitt is in good company, as other actors in discussions to join the cast include Adam Sandler, Jennifer Garner and Cameron Diaz. Chad Kultgen’s novel follows families of junior high students having their sexual awakening in the internet era. But the teens aren’t the only ones going through “sexual pressures.” Adult characters include the strict mom trying to keep herRead More
Indie mainstay Rosemarie DeWitt is looking to crossover into studio fare and has landed the female lead role in MGM’s remake of horror classic “Poltergeist”, according to Deadline. Gil Kenan is directing the remake and the search is now on for the male lead. 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 lessRead More
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The air is getting a little colder, pumpkin-spiced everything is becoming available, and yes, scary movies are beginning production for the Halloween season. According to  The Hollywood Reporter, MGM and Fox 2000’s horror reboot “Poltergeist” is rounding out the Bowen family. “Touch” actress Saxon Sharbino has just been cast to play the eldest of the Bowen children, 16-year-old Kendra Bowen. Shabino is cast alongside Sam Rockwell and Rosemarie Dewitt who play Kendra’s parents, as well as Kennedi Clements and Kyle Catlett as her siblings. Gil Kenan (director of “City of Embers”) is directing theRead More