Henry Cavill is heading from “Man of Steel” to join director Ed Zwick at the “Great Wall.” Meanwhile, Morgan Freeman is the latest actor to join “Oblivion,” Ralph Fiennes picks his next directorial effort and Haley Joel Osment is set to star in another sci-fi film.
It’s February 10, and you’re tuning in for today’s casting call.
Henry Cavill Heads To The “Great Wall”
Henry Cavill is jumping from one epic film to another. With production on “Man of Steel” wrapping up, Variety is reporting that Cavill is in talks to star in Ed Zwick’s upcoming historical film “Great Wall.” The film will look into the mystery behind how the Great Wall of China was created.
Morgan Freeman Joins Tom Cruise In “Oblivion”
The cast of Joseph Kosinski’s “Oblivion” continues to get stronger and stronger. Deadline is reporting that Morgan Freeman has joined the cast in an as-yet unidentified role. He’ll join Tom Cruise as the last man on a post-apocalyptic Earth, as well as leading ladies Andrea Riseborough and Olga Kurylenko.
Ralph Fiennes Will Star In His Next Directorial Effort
Screen Daily is reporting that Ralph Fiennes is going to follow up his directorial debut of “Coriolanus” with the period drama “The Invisible Woman.” The film centers on a love affair between Charles Dickens (being played by Fiennes) and his mistress Nelly Ternan (Felicity Jones), with Fiennes’s “The English Patient” costar Kristin Scott Thomas playing Ternan’s mother.
Stark Sands Will Go “Inside Llewyn Davis”
Broadway star Stark Sands is the latest young talent to join the Coen Brothers’ “Inside Llewyn Davis.” The “American Idiot” star will play a forlorn but talented musician, according to Deadline. He’ll be joining a star-studded cast including Justin Timberlake, Oscar Isaac, Carey Mulligan and John Goodman.
John Cusack And Evan Peters Join Emma Roberts In “Adult World”
Deadline is reporting that two new actors have joined Emma Roberts in the cast of “Adult World.” John Cusack has come on board as a famous poet named Rat Billings who is Roberts’ character’s idol and was one of the greatest poets of the ’90s. Peters, on the other hand, will play a character named Manny.
Haley Joel Osment Heads Back To Sci-Fi In “I’ll Follow You Down”
Haley Joel Osment is going to be headed back into sci-fi territory in the upcoming Richie Mehta film “I’ll Follow You Down.” Deadline is reporting that he’ll be playing a man named Erol who discovers mysterious details about his missing father’s disappearance.
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