Casting: Brooks, Kendrick, Harewood, Miller

Untitled Pets Project
Albert Brooks, Hannibal Buress, Lake Bell, Bobby Moynihan and Ellie Kemper will join Louis C.K., Eric Stonestreet and Kevin Hart in the 3D animated comedy adventure “Untitled Pets Project” for Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment.

The story deals with dogs in Manhattan hanging out while their owners are away. Chris Renaud and Yarrow Cheney will co-direct. [Source: The Wrap]

Anna Kendrick will star as the relentlessly upbeat princess Poppy in the comedy musical “Trolls” for DreamWorks Animation.

The story follows colorful big haired dolls that became a popular toy among collectors during the 1960s and later again in the 1990s. Mike Mitchell (“Shrek Forever After”) will direct the film which will open November 2016. [Source: Variety]

Tulip Fever
David Harewood has scored a role in Justin Chadwick’s 17th century-set drama “Tulip Fever” for The Weinstein Company.

The story follows century Dutch woman who begins an affair with an artist hired to paint her portrait. Harewood will play Prater, Amsterdam’s foremost tulip grower/dealer. [Source: Deadline]

Sienna Miller is set to co-star with Bradley Cooper and Omar Sy in John Wells’ comedy “Chef” for The Weinstein Company.

Steven Knight penned the script, the story of a chef who gathers a crew in an attempt to create the best restaurant ever. [Source: Variety]