Seth Rogen could be doing double duty as both producer and star of a film again, according to a new report. Meanwhile, Bret Easton Ellis stirs up some casting rumors on his Twitter account, and Christina Hendricks picks a new role that will return her to the ’60s.
It’s December 27, and you’re tuning into today’s Casting Call!
Seth Rogen Could Lead “The B Team”
Funnyman Seth Rogen could be doing double duty on the upcoming Disney spy comedy, “The B Team.” Variety is reporting that the “50/50” star will be producing and potentially looking to star in the film. The project is still in its early stages, and follows the story of a top secret agent who is kidnapped and needs to be rescued by his tech staff. The title and plot are a play off “The A-Team,” according to Cinema Blend. This is hardly Rogen’s first time both starring and producing a film, as he did the same for “50/50,” “Superbad” and “The Green Hornet,” among others.
Ryan Gosling To Join “The Golden Suicides”?
If the casting process for Gaspar Noe’s upcoming film “The Golden Suicides” is supposed to be kept a secret, then writer Bret Easton Ellis isn’t doing a good job keeping it. According to the “Less Than Zero” writer, Ryan Gosling met with Noe last week at Chateau Marmont to talk about the film. It’s not the first time that Ellis has implied Gosling might be interested in the part. He tweeted earlier in the month that “Gosling is going to have to wait this year out and then win the Oscar for playing Jeremy Blake in ’The Golden Suicides’.” The film follows the double suicides of esteemed artists Jeremy Blake and Theresa Duncan in 2007.
Dan Aykroyd Ready To Join The “Dog Fight”
MovieHole has learned that “Ghostbusters” star Dan Aykroyd is the latest actor to join the cast of Jay Roach’s political comedy “Dog Fight.” Aykroyd will join Will Ferrell, Zach Galifianakis, Jason Sudeikis, Dylan McDermott and John Lithgow in the film. “Dog Fight” follows the story of two rival politicians in South Carolina whose quests to become president become entangled with one another. The flick is set to be released in August.
Christina Hendricks Could Be Setting Off The “Bomb”
Daily Mail is reporting that Christina Hendricks is the latest actress to be in talks for Sally Potter’s upcoming ’60s-set anti-nuclear film, “Bomb.” The movie also stars Elle Fanning, Alice Englart and Allesandro Nivola, and Annette Bening has been courted for a role. Daily Mail doesn’t specify what character Hendricks will be playing. The film follows two teenage rebels who become involved in the Ban the Bomb movement and the sexual revolution.
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