Diego Luna, best known for roles in Y TU MAMA TAMBIEN and Steven Spielberg's THE TERMINAL, is in discussions to board Sony and MRC's ELYSIUM, reports Variety.
Anthony Mackie (THE HURT LOCKER) has joined the cast of Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow's GANGSTER SQUAD, reports Variety.
Ed Hooks (Acting for Animators) discusses the willing suspension of disbelief in theatrical transactions.
With both Colin Firth and James Franco passing, Matthew Goode (WATCHMAN) is now in negotiations to star in Chan-wook Park’s STOKER, reports Variety.
Variety reports that Jake Gyllenhaal and Jessie Eisenberg are in talks to lead the heist thriller NOW YOU SEE ME.
Michael Pena (CRASH) has boarded Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow's GANGSTER SQUAD, writes The Hollywood Reporter.
Donald Sutherland has been cast as President Snow in Lionsgate's THE HUNGER GAMES, reports ComingSoon.net.
Walt Disney Pictures has set March 8, 2013 as the release date from OZ, THE GREAT AND POWERFUL, reports ComingSoon.net.
Relativity Media has closed deals with Mark Povinelli (Water for Elephants), Jordan Prentice (Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle), Danny Woodburn (Watchmen), Sebastian Saraceno (Bedtime Stories), Ronald Lee Clark (Epic Movie), Martin Klebba (Hancock) and Joey Gnoffo (Pirates of the Caribbean series) to play the Seven Dwarfs in its upcoming untitled Snow White feature, directed by Tarsem Singh (Immortals, The Cell).
Bill Nighy (PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MAN'S CHEST) is in discussions to join TOTAL RECALL, writes The Hollywood Reporter.
Edward James Olmos has been cast as a religious studies professor in the sixth season of DEXTER, reports ComingSoon.net.
Lionsgate has hired Lenny Kravitz (PRECIOUS) and Toby Jones (FROST/NIXON) have joined the cast of THE HUNGER GAMES.
Rod Hallett (TV's THE TUDORS) will be a series regular on FOX's forthcoming TERRA NOVA, reports Deadline.com.
Stephen Fry is heading to New Zealand to join THE HOBBIT, writes Peter Jackson on his Facebook page.
A funny thing happened on the way to my Facebook page. A handful of professional contacts refused to be my friend, not because they didn’t like me, but because they weren’t on Facebook. The interesting thing was that they seemed to take pride in not being on Facebook. This reminded me of something I’ve noticed over my career, an odd anomaly about many writers and artists: They don’t like to promote themselves. Not a good idea!