Lionsgate announced today that Toby Jones has been cast as arena announcer Claudius Templesmith in The Hunger Games .
He joins a massive cast that includes Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Wes Bentley, Elizabeth Banks, Dayo Okeniyi, Amandla Stenberg, Jack Quaid, Leven Rambin, Willow Shields, Paula Malcomson, Ian Nelson, Kalia Prescott, Ethan Jamieson, Tara Macken, Chris Mark, Jacqueline Emerson, Ashton Moio, Kara Petersen, Sam Ly, Leigha Hancock, Samuel Tan… Continue reading Toby Jones Cast Joins The Hunger Games
Ed Westwick (“Gossip Girls”) is in final negotiations to play Tybalt in Italian filmmaker Carlo Carlei’s adaptation of William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet , reports Variety .
Hailee Steinfeld will play Juliet and Holly Hunter is starring as the Nurse, who effectively raised Juliet and serves as a go-between for her and Romeo, who has not yet been cast. Tybalt is Juliet’s hot-tempered cousin.
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Olivia Munn has joined Aaron Sorkin’s HBO drama pilot, which centers on a fictional cable news network. A source close to the deal confirmed Munn’s involvement in the still-untitled series. Munn, who most recently starred on the canceled NBC sitcom Perfect Couples, already has some experience in the field of fake cable news, with a
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Joel Edgerton has joined the cast of Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby in the role of Tom Buchanan, Deadline reports.
In the film, based on the F. Scott Fitzgerald classic, Leonardo DiCaprio will play Jay Gatsby and Tobey Maguire wil play Nick Carraway, the narrator in the novel. Carey Mulligan will play Gatsby’s love, Daisy Buchanan, who is married to the wealthy Tom Buchanan with Isla Fisher as Myrtle Wilson.
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William O. Perkins, founder and president of LLeju Productions, announced today that Paul Wesley, star of The CW’s “The Vampire Diaries” has joined the cast of The Baytown Disco . Wesley joins Eva Longoria (“Desperate Housewives,” The Sentinel ) and Billy Bob Thornton ( Sling Blade , Bad Santa , Monster’s Ball ) on the action comedy directed by Barry Battles, which is currently shooting in Louisiana.
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