Movie News

Casting Roundup : Scott, Perry, Ashmore, Jolie, Minghella, Watson, Levi

Casting Roundup : Scott, Perry, Ashmore, Jolie, Minghella, Watson, Levi
Caffeinated Clint

Adam Scott, now light years away from when he was mulling over appearing in a little werewolf movie I had in the works (that would’ve starred the late Patrick Swayze), has snagged another plum gig. The “Parks & Recreation” star is onboard “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty”, Ben Stiller’s remake of the old Danny Kaye flick. (Deadline)

Kevin Sorbo, Stelio Savante, Matthew Perry, Kristy Swanson (“Buffy, the Vampire Slayer”), Dean Cain (“Lois & Clark”) and Dominique Swain (“Lolita”) have joined the cast of “The Whole Banana”, a comedy about a “struggling artist Fran (Swanson) who is unhappy with the men in her life. For help, she prays to Greek god Hermes (Kevin Sorbo). Enraptured by her appeal, Hermes enters Fran’s life and sweeps her off her feet. However, Hermes can only stay on earth for two weeks. Swain plays Swanson’s best friend and confidant and Savante portrays Swain’s long suffering husband. “(Deadline)

Shawn Ashmore (“X-Men”) and Valorie Curry (“The Twilight Saga : Breaking Dawn – Part 2″) have joined the cast of the untitled Kevin Bacon-James Purefoy serial killer drama, set to air on Fox. (Deadline)

Angelina Jolie says she’s still attached to star as ‘Maleficent’, the villain of the “Sleeping Beauty” story, in Disney’s film of the same name. Jolie, who hasn’t acted in two years, says it’ll be her next gig. (The Playlist)

Max Minghella (”The Social Network”) and Eloise Mumford have joined the cast of Joe Johnston’s “Not Safe for Work”, a micro-budgeted thriller about a killer invading a paralegal firm.

Emma Watson (“Harry Potter”) will star in Guillermo Del Toro’s “Beauty & the Beast”. “Three Musketeers” scribe Andrew Davies has been hired to write the project. (Variety)

Zachary Levi (“Chuck”) will star in Fox’s single-camera comedy pilot ”Let It Go”, an ensemble comedy about “a married couple, the husband played by Levi, his best friend and her sister as they try to navigate, negotiate and sometimes manipulate society’s unspoken rules.” (Deadline)

Share this story!Share on FacebookShare on TumblrShare on StumbleUponTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someoneShare on Google+Pin on PinterestDigg thisBuffer this pagePrint this pageShare on LinkedIn
(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)
Click to add a comment

You must be logged in to post a comment Login

Leave a Reply

Movie News
Caffeinated Clint
@http://www.twitter.com/clintmoviehole

Clint is the creator, editor and maintainer of Moviehole.

More in Movie News

diary

Trailer: The Diary of a Teenage Girl

Ashleigh DaviesMay 28, 2015
A WALK IN THE WOODS

Trailer & Poster: A Walk In The Woods

Ashleigh DaviesMay 28, 2015
I KNOW WHAT YOU DID LAST SUMMER, from left: Freddie Prinze Jr., Jennifer Love Hewitt, 1997, © Columbia/courtesy Everett Collection

Here’s what’s showing on Crackle this June

Caffeinated ClintMay 28, 2015
therumperbutts

Exclusive : Clip from The Rumperbutts

Editorial StaffMay 28, 2015
Cliff-Curtis

Behind-the-scenes of Fear The Walking Dead

Ashleigh DaviesMay 28, 2015
theendofthetourbanner

Trailer & Poster: The End of the Tour

Ashleigh DaviesMay 28, 2015
beekle

Jason Reitman is bringing Beekle to the silver screen

Ashleigh DaviesMay 28, 2015
British actress Tilda Swinton poses on the red carpet arriving at the BAFTA British Academy Film Awards at the Royal Opera House in London on February 12, 2012.  AFP PHOTO / CARL COURT (Photo credit should read CARL COURT/AFP/Getty Images)

Tilda Swinton is Doctor Strange’s mentor

Ashleigh DaviesMay 28, 2015
Presenter Chris Pine pose backstage at the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, California January 12, 2014.  REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson  (UNITED STATES - Tags: Entertainment)(GOLDENGLOBES-BACKSTAGE) - RTX17BOS

Wonder Woman finds her love interest

Ashleigh DaviesMay 28, 2015