Casting: Bentley, McCarthy, Gadon, Palmer

Wes Bentley is in negotiations to join the all-star cast of Christopher Nolan’s sci-fi movie “Interstellar” at Warner Bros. Pictures and Paramount Pictures. The story follows a group of explorers travel through a wormhole.

Bentley’s character is reportedly the final supporting role to be cast. The actor joins the likes of Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Michael Caine, Casey Affleck and Topher Grace on the film. [Source: THR]

Susan Cooper
Melissa McCarthy is in early talks to reteam with her “The Heat” and “Bridesmaids” director Paul Feig for his female spy comedy “Susan Cooper” at 20th Century Fox.

The story is described as a a realistic comedy about a female James Bond-type. Feig wrote the script and will produce. [Source: THR]

The Amazing Spider-Man 2
Some thought she might be the new Mary Jane Watson, but Sarah Gadon says her role in “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” is actually that of an android cop.

Gadon says: “My character is an artificial intelligence officer. She represents the convergence of humanity and technology – it’s very Cronenberg.” [Source: Toronto Life]

Keke Palmer, Eve, Amaury Nolasco, Parker Young , Joey Lauren Adams, Elizabeth Gillies, Paul Iacono, Thorsten Kaye and Jeremy Sumpter have joined the cast of the Drew Barrymore-produced “Animal” for Flower Films and Chiller.

The story follows a group of close-knit friends who find themselves stranded in unfamiliar territory, pursued by a blood-thirsty predator. Holed up in isolated cabin, tensions mount as secrets are revealed. [Source: The Live Feed]