The Hollywood Reporter writes that Will Smith is the top choice to headline Quentin Tarantino's slavery-themed Western, DJANGO UNCHAINED.
Tommy Lee Jones, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Hal Holbrook, James Spader, John Hawkes, Tim Blake Nelson, Bruce McGill and Joseph Cross are in negotiations to join the cast of DreamWorks Studios' "Lincoln," it was announced today by DreamWorks partners Steven Spielberg and Stacey Snider.
Joel Edgerton (ANIMAL KINGDOM) has been hired to play a special ops soldier in Kathryn Bigelow's untitled Osama bin Laden assassination film, reports 24 Frames.
Relativity Media has closed deals with Tony Award-winning actor Nathan Lane and British breakout actor Robert Emms in its upcoming yet-to-be titled Snow White feature directed by Tarsem Singh (Immortals, The Cell).
Bradley Cooper has begun talks with Legendary Pictures to take the role of Lucifer in PARADISE LOST, reports Variety.
Sam Claflin (PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: ON STRANGER TIDES) is in talks to board SNOW WHITE AND THE HUNTSMAN at Universal, reports ComingSoon.net.
Dimension Films has announced that Christopher Lloyd, Ving Rhames and Paul Scheer, who played survivors from PIRANHA 3D, will return for the follow-up, reports ComingSoon.net.
20th Century Fox is looking at Hugh Jackman as the star of its remake of FANTASTIC VOYAGE, reports Deadline.com.
Saoirse Ronan has landed the lead role in the adaptation of TWILIGHT author Stephenie Meyer's THE HOST, reports Variety.
Rachel Weisz is in talks to take the role of the wicked witch Evanora in OZ, THE GREAT AND POWERFUL, reports ComingSoon.net.
Nolan Gould (Modern Family, Friends with Benefits) and Barry Corbin (The Closer, No Country for Old Men, That Evening Sun, Urban Cowboy, War Games, Northern Exposure) have joined the cast of Chiller’s first-ever original movie, Brian Keene’s Ghoul.
Bokeem Woodbine, who played in the elevator thriller DEVIL, has boarded the TOTAL RECALL remake, reports Variety.
Syfy and Entertainment One (eOne) announced that WWE Superstar Edge will join the cast of Haven in the guest-starring role of “Dwight Hendrickson.”
Peter Jackson announced via his Facebook page that Dean O’Gorman (TV’s HERCULES) and Lee Pace (TV’s PUSHING DAISIES, THE FALL) have joined the cast of THE HOBBIT.
Laura Vandervoort (Supergirl on SMALLVILLE) has joined the cast of Seth MacFarlane's TED, reports Deadline.com.
On THE HUNGER GAMES Facebook page, Lionsgate has revealed the actors who will play the tributes from District 5 and 6.
Universal is in talks with Jeff Bridges to join the cast of supernatural laugher R.I.P.D., reports Deadline.com.