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A financial thriller called, inexplicably, “A Conspiracy on Jekyll Island,” is about to head into production with Frank Grillo leading a cast that also includes Minnie Driver, John Leguizamo, Dianna Agron, Ed Westwick and Maggie Q, according to Variety. Aram Rappaport wrote and will direct the film starring Grillo as an ex-Wall Street businessman who is tasked by the Secretary of the Treasury with saving the American economy from a cyber attack: “With the help of his wife, he recruits his rag tag team of misfits, and prepares to saveRead 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
Mackenzie Davis, star of Sundance’s “Breathe In” and the upcoming romantic comedy “Are We Officially Dating?” is in talks to star in genre comedy “The Kitchen Sink“, along with Nicholas Braun, Chris Zylka and Josh Fadem, according to Variety. Sony Pictures picked Robbie Pickering to direct the film early last year, after passing on Jonah Hill who was originally slated to direct. The script, from Oren Uziel, was one of the top choices on the 2010 Black List, and tells the unlikely alliance between a high school-aged vampire, zombie andRead More
Miles Teller will star opposite Shailene Woodley in the big screen adaptation of Tim Tharp “The Spectacular Now”, according to Deadline. The coming of age dramedy, to be directed by James Ponsoldt, follows party-hard high school senior Sutter Keely (Teller), who has no ambitions beyond high school except to have as much fun as possible. When he wakes up on a random front lawn and meets shy, introverted Aimee – to be played by Woodley – she begins to turn his world upside down as he does hers. Filming isRead More
From acting in laugh out loud comedies and indie dramadies, to writing the remake of a hit 80s tv show, Jonah Hill has been wowing audiences (and Sony Productions) since his breakout role in 2008’s Superbad. And now he’s planning to maybe wow them from behind the camera, as Deadline reveal that the first time director is in talks to take the helm of The Kitchen Sink, a black-listed comedy from script writer Oren Uziel, “about the unlikely alliance between a high school-aged vampire, zombie and human as they tryRead More