Casting: Bean, Harewood, Sizemore, Sursok

Sean Bean has signed on to replace Brendan Fraser in the TNT drama series “Legends”. Fraser reportedly exited the series due to “creative differences”.

Bean plays a deep-cover operative Martin Odum, who has an uncanny ability to transform himself into a different person for each job. But his own identity comes into question when a mysterious stranger suggests that Martin isn’t who he thinks he is. [Source: The AV Club]

“Homeland” star David Harewood is in talks to play Paul Robeson in the indie biopic “Robeson” from Four Stars Intl. Shooting aims to begin next year.

Robeson, born in 1898, was a singer, actor and orator from the 1920s through the 1950s best known for his acting in “Othello” and his singing of “Ol’ Man River.” His political activism brought him to the attention of Sen. Joseph McCarthy. [Source: Variety]

3 Pegs
Tom Sizemore will star in Jac Mulder’s coming-of-age political comedy “Three Pegs” which just began shooting in Cape Town.

The story centers on three enemy soldiers — an Israeli, an American and an Australian Arab — are accidentally locked in a Middle East military communication base where things go horribly wrong. [Source: Variety]

Tammin Sursok (“Home and Away,” “Pretty Little Liars”) is set to star in Joel Soisson’s indie “C2C”. Shooting kicks off in Thailand this week.

The story follows an American tourist who travels to Thailand seeking answers after her sister is lured into a kinky online game and murdered. [Source: Variety]