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“Rogue One” Star Riz Ahmed in Talks to Join Tom Hardy in “Venom” as Popular Marvel Character

Riz Ahmed VenomAhmed is a bit of a… chameleon, and we’ve been fans ever since we saw him go toe-to-toe with Jake Gyllenhaal in Nightcrawler.

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“Nightcrawler” Reunion Set as Riz Ahmed Joins Jake Gyllenhaal in “The Sisters Brothers”

Riz Ahmed The Sisters BrothersJoaquin Phoenix and John C. Reilly star in the indie film, which follows two brothers, Eli and Charlie Sisters, who are hired to kill a prospector who has stolen from their boss.

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Andrew Garfield Set to Star in and Produce War Correspondent Drama “Black Lion”

andrew-garfield-excerptOscar-nominated Hacksaw Ridge actor Andrew Garfield is ready to get back into the war zone, but in a totally different context. He is set to star and produce the forthcoming drama Black Lion. Written by Alessandro Camon (The Messenger, Bullet to the Head), the story follows the life and the mysterious death of Carlos Mavroleon.

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Swen Moves into U.S. with Rights to “Una” Starring Rooney Mara and Ben Mendelsohn

Rooney Mara ExcerptThe rights of upcoming drama Una, based on David Harrower’s Olivier-winning play Blackbird, have been secured by distributor Swen. They are an established distributor in Latin America and is starting to get involved in distribution Stateside via a deal with Eammon Films and Vision Films.

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Jessica Williams And Chris O’Dowd Team Up For James Strouse Comedy (EXCLUSIVE)

Jessica Williams ExcerptThe trifecta of Jessica Williams, Chris O’Dowd, and Noël Wells have signed on to star in an upcoming Untitled James Strouse Comedy. James C. Strouse will be directing and writing the indie romantic comedy.

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Chris O’Dowd Joins Growing Cast Of J.J. Abrams Sci-Fi Thriller “God Particle”

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Chris O’Dowd is the latest actor to join the cast of God Particle. Paramount’s J.J. Abrams-produced sci-fi thriller will be directed by Julius Onah.

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Andrew Garfield To Star In “Under The Silver Lake” & Circles “Breathe”

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Andrew Garfield has signed on for the lead role in Under The Silver Lake. He and Claire Foy are also in talks to star in the Andy Serkis-directed Breathe.

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TV CASTING ROUND-UP: “Broadchurch” Locks In Its Cast For The Final Season

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Acclaimed crime drama Broadchurch has locked in its cast for the third and final season. Joining returning stars David Tennant and Olivia Colman are Julie Hesmondhalgh, Georgina Campbell, Sarah Parish, Charlie Higson, and Mark Bazeley.

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TV Casting Round-Up: Tom Waits Cast In Hulu’s Supernatural Drama “Citizen”

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Musician Tom Waits is to join Hulu’s Citizen. The drama pilot is set against the backdrop of a vibrant, ‘supernaturalized’ Los Angeles. It is a hero origin story, blending gritty vigilantism with elements of magical realism.

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Riz Ahmed Joins Matt Damon In “Bourne” Sequel

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After being tapped to star in Star Wars: Rogue One,, Riz Ahmed is signing on for another with the untitled Bourne sequel. He joins star Matt Damon and previously announced castmates Alicia Vikander, Vincent Cassel, Scott Shepherd, and Tommy Lee jones, as well as the returning Julia Stiles.

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Mel Gibson and Andrew Garfield Fight for “The Conscientious Objector”

Garfield is in talks to star as the title character, while Gibson is in talks to helm the war drama.

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{RUMOR} Disney Looks to Test Ansel Elgort, Brenton Thwaites for “Dead Men Tell No Tales”

Taron Egerton, George Mackay, Mitchell Hope, and Sam Keeley are all reportedly up for the role, too.

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Judi Dench, Hugh Bonneville, and More Brush Up on Their Thees and Thous for BBC Two’s Shakespeare Movies

BBC Two has added six actors to the casts of its interlinked “Richard III,” “Henry VI Part 1,” and “Henry VI Part 2” films.

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TV PILOT & SERIES CASTING (08.08.14)

A roundup of the week’s TV casting news!

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TV, Pilot & Series Casting (07.26.13)

A recap of the week’s TV casting news!

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Hugh Bonneville Tames “Paddington Bear”

“Downton Abbey” star takes lead in film adaptation.

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TV, Pilot & Series Casting (5.31.13)

A round-up of the week’s TV casting news!

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Pilot, TV & Series Casting (09.21.12)

A round-up of the weeks TV casting news!

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SPIDER-MAN Enters Talks To Become A Bank Robber With Class For Laura Ziskin’s THE ROBBER

Garfield circles a fast-moving (in more ways than one) bank-robbing thriller.

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KING OF THE ELVES (SALES)

Logline: After a man accidentally saves a kingdom of elves from the evil troll king, he finds himself crowned King of all the elves.

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