Jayne Mansfield’s Car
Marshall Allman (“Prison Break,” “True Blood”) has been cast in the family comedy/drama feature “Jayne Mansfield’s Car”.
Allman plays the naÃ¯ve son of Robert Duvall’s character. John Hurt, Kevin Bacon, Robert Patrick, Frances O’Connor and Ray Stevenson also star.
Billy Bob Thornton directs from a script he co-wrote with Tom Epperson. Shooting began in Georgia on Wednesday. [Source: Variety]
Gently Down The Stream
Robin Williams looks to have joined the cast of “The Bucket List” scribe turned director Justin Zackham’s wedding comedy “Gently Down The Stream” which shoots in Connecticut next month.
Robert De Niro, Diane Keaton, Katherine Heigl and Topher Grace all star in the story of a dysfunctional divorced couple who pretend to still be together during their adopted son’s wedding for the sake of the birth mother. [Source: Showbiz 411]
Joel David Moore (“Bones,” “Avatar”) has joined the cast of “Savages”, which Oliver Stone is directing for Universal Pictures.
Moore is taking on the role of an expert computer geek who moves on from a Washington think tank to the marijuana business. [Source: Risky Biz Blog]
Sofia Vergara has dropped out of the Lee Daniels-directed indie drama “The Paperboy” due to a scheduling conflict with her commitment to ABC’s “Modern Family”.
The story follows a newspaper reporter who returns home to Florida to investigate the possible unlawful imprisonment of a death-row inmate. Matthew McConaughey, Zac Efron and Tobey Maguire are still attached to star. [Source: Deadline]