Production Weekly has been on fire this week with casting scoops, in particular the last 24 hours have proven very busy. Amongst the news revealed today:
– Eminem & Frances McDormand are in talks to join Rachel Weisz & Anthony Hopkins in the Fernando Meirelles sex-themed drama “360”.
– Dwayne Johnson has been mentioned for the role of Sinbad in Chuck Russell’s “Arabian Nights”. Liam Hemsworth and Anthony Hopkins also star.
– The hockey comedy “Goon”, with Seann William Scott and Jay Baruchel, kicks off filming October 18th in Winnipeg while Alison Pill has joined the cast.
– Adam Scott has joined Jon Hamm, Kristen Wiig and Jennifer Westfeldt in Westfeldt’s “Friends With Kids.”
– Kristen Stewart is considering both the thriller “Someone In the Dark” and the action chase feature “Little America”. Both would be shot once Stewart wraps work on “Breaking Dawn”
– Naomi Watts is in preliminary discussions to join Ol Parker’s “Now Is Good” also starring Dakota Fanning. The story is based on Jenny Downham’s debut novel “Before I Die”.