Friday, March 28, 2008

Casting Round Up....

Here's the casting news of the week for films....

  • * Lindsay Lohan has been cast as Nancy Pitman in a movie centered on the Charles Manson followers titled Manson Girls. Filming will begin next year.
  • * Elizabeth Banks was cast as Laura Bush in Oliver Stone’s upcoming bio pic of George W. Bush. Josh Brolin will be playing W himself in Stone’s W, which will begin production next year.
  • * Will Arnett has joined the cast of the upcoming Disney feature When in Rome. The movie focuses on Kristen Bell, as lonely New Yorker and her travels to Italy to find a man. Also starring in “When in Rome” is Anjelica Huston, Jim Heder, Josh Duhamel and Dax Shepard. Filming is slated to begin later this year.
  • * Dennis Quaid and Kate Walsh joined the ensemble cast of Legion, the first directing effort for Scott Stewart. Shooting will begin in New Mexico in the coming months.