Casting: Astin, Woods, Keener, Marsden

Cabin Fever: Patient Zero
Sean Astin, Brando Eaton and Ben Hollingsworth will top line Kaare Andrews’ “Cabin Fever: Patient Zero”, the reboot of the horror franchise at Indomina. Shooting kicks off August 13th in the Dominican Republic.

The story kicks off when a bachelor party cruise in the Caribbean unexpectedly runs ashore on a medical-research island and a deadly virus is unleashed.

Four more actors have joined the cast of the Ashton Kutcher-led Steve Jobs biopic “Jobs” currently filming in Los Angeles and Los Altos.

Ron Eldard will play Apple designer Ron Holt; John Getz and Lesley Ann Warren as Jobs’ adoptive parents; and James Woods as Reed College Dean Jack Dudman. [Source: The Los Angeles Times]

Can a Song Save Your Life?
Catherine Keener has joined the cast of “Once” helmer John Carney’s new film “Can a Song Save Your Life?” which begins shooting in New York in July.

Keira Knightley plays a woman who moves to New York to pursue her dreams of a singing career and befriends a down-on-his-luck record producer (Mark Ruffalo). Keener will portray a successful music writer and Ruffalo’s estranged wife. [Source: THR]

Two Guns
James Marsden’s has signed on to play a naval commander in Baltasar Kormakur’s “Two Guns” at Universal.

Mark Wahlberg and Denzel Washington play a Navy SEAL and a DEA agent, respectively, who work together despite not knowing that the each is doing so undercover.

When they steal millions from the CIA, they discover double-crossing associates who will do anything to retrieve the money. [Source: Variety]