Casting: Aniston, Wood, Janssen, Black

Jennifer Aniston is set to star in Daniel Barnz’s “Cake” for Cinelou Films. Patrick Tobin penned the script.

Aniston plays a woman who becomes fascinated by the suicide of a woman in her chronic pain support group. [Source: THR]

Second Origin
Rachel Hurd-Wood is set to star in Carles Porta’s sci-fi romance “Second Origin”. A seven week shoot begins in Spain on February 17th.

Set in a post-apocalyptic world, the story follows two young people struggling to survive in a world left in ruins. [Source: Screen]

The Hero
Famke Janssen is set to star in the Dutch thriller “The Hero”. Janssen’s sister Antoinette Beumer directs while her other sister Marjolein Beumer penned the script.

Based on the novel by Jessica Durlacher, the story follows a Holocaust survivor who seeks revenge after masked men break into her house and shoot her husband and she is assaulted in the woods. [Source: Screen]

NCIS: New Orleans
Lucas Black has become a series regular on CBS’ upcoming spinoff series “NCIS: New Orleans”. Scott Bakula, C.C.H. Pounder and Zoe McLellan also star.

Black plays NCIS Special Agent Lasalle, a no-nonsense agent and longtime resident with a “work hard, play hard” motto. [Source: The Live Feed]