Casting: Brie, Brandt, Miller, Bernard

Get Hard
Alison Brie (“Community”) is set to join Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart in Etan Cohen’s comedy “Get Hard” at Warner Bros. Pictures. Brie will play the fiancee of Ferrell’s character.

]Ferrell plays a wealthy investment banker wrongly convicted of a crime, who toughens up for prison with the help of the guy who washes his car (Hart). [Source: Deadline]

Masters of Sex
Breaking Bad’s Betsy Brandt has joined the second season of Showtime’s “Masters of Sex”. Brandt will recur and play Barbara, new secretary to Dr. William Masters (Michael Sheen) who replaces Libby (Caitlin Fitzgerald).

Brandt joins Keke Palmer who has also scored a recurring role on the second season of ‘Masters’. [Source: The Live Feed]

Scouts vs. Zombies
Logan Miller (“The Bling Ring”) has joined Christopher Landon’s upcoming horror comedy “Scouts vs. Zombies” for Paramount Pictures. Filming begins in May.

Miller plays Carter, a class clown who yearns to get out of the scouts. Returning from a camping trip with his troop, he learns that his small town is under attack by zombies. [Source: Deadline]

Aneurin Bernard (“The White Queen”) will join Sheridan Smith in the biographical drama “Cilla” about legendary singer and TV host Cilla Black. Jeff Pope (“Philomena”) penned the script for the three-part mini-series which ITV Studios will produce.

The series will explore Black’s burgeoning friendship with The Beatles and producer George Martin who launched her career. Barnard will play her future husband Bobby Willis. [Source: Digital Spy]

Texas Rising
Cynthia Addai-Robinson (“Arrow,” “Spartacus: War Of The Damned”) has been cast as the female lead in History’s miniseries “Texas Rising”. The story looks at Texas Revolution against Mexico and the rise of the legendary Texas Rangers.

Robinson will play Emily West, a woman who gets caught in a love triangle between Houston (Bill Paxton) and Santa Ana (Oliver Martinez). [Source: Deadline]