Universal is holding an open casting call for the role of Kara in the forthcoming “American Reunion,” the fourth entry in the theatrical “American Pie” series. Described as “the sweet girl next door you used to babysit” but now considerably hotter, the role requires an actress who can play 18 – 20 and is ready for some “upper frontal nudity.” Find out all the audition details over here!
In other casting news, both James Franco and 50 Cent have booked new projects while Michael Clarke Duncan is speaking out on his new role in “Green Lantern.” Read about all that and more after the jump!
Franco Bites Into “Cherry”
Freshly graduated NYU alum James Franco is hopping into yet another project. According to Variety, he’ll star in “Cherry,” an indie drama about a teenager who enters the San Francisco adult film industry and becomes involved with a cocaine-snorting lawyer, played by Franco. Dev Patel and Heather Graham co-star.
50 Cent Blinded By “Odd Thomas”
Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson can add yet another credit to his continuing career as an actor, this time as a blind DJ in “Odd Thomas.” Variety reports that 50 Cent is joining the cast of the Anton Yelchin-starring adaptation of Dean Koontz’s bizarre novel series.
Grace Goes “Gently Down the Stream”
Deadline reports that “Take Me Home Tonight” actor Topher Grace has joined the cast of “Gently Down the Stream,” joining an all-star lineup of actors including Robert De Niro, Diane Keaton, Katherine Heigl and Amanda Seyfried. The movie centers on a doctor who falls in love with a woman who is his adopted brother’s sister. Awkward!
Duncan’s No Poozer
“Green Lantern” fans around the world squealed with glee (perhaps that’s an exaggeration) upon hearing that Michael Clarke Duncan is voicing Kilowog in “Green Lantern,” and to hear the actor say it, he’s a longtime fan of the character as is. MTV Splash Page has the full report.
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