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!
Susan Sarandon and Jim Broadbent are the latest thespians circling The Wachowski siblings and Tom Tykwer's CLOUD ATLAS, reports Variety.
Bill Hader will take the role of Andy Warhol in MEN IN BLACK 3, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Aaron Eckhart, AnnaSophia Robb and Sean Bean have taken the leads in the dark spin on the Peter Pan tale, PAN, reports Screen Daily.
The Hollywood Reporter has announced that Halle Berry, Ben Whishaw and Hugo Weaving have joined the cast of CLOUD ATLAS.