Casting: Browning, Stonestreet, Gainsbourg

Emily Browning (“Sucker Punch”) is in talks to star in Catherine Hardwicke’s “Plush.”

The story follows a psychic psychologist who delves into the minds of patients and sees their memories in order to help them unleash past demons. Browning plays a teen who shares his gift. [Source: Variety]

Identity Theft
Eric Stonestreet (“Modern Family”) and Morris Chestnut (“Anacondas”) have joined the cast of Seth Gordon’s comedy “Identity Thief” about a man (Jason Bateman) who becomes the victim of identity fraud (Melissa McCarthy plays the thief).

Stonestreet will play a real estate broker with a larger-than-life personality, Chestnut plays a Boston police detective. Jon Favreau, John Cho, Amanda Peet, Genesis Rodriguez and TI also star. [Source: THR]

Charlotte Gainsbourg will star in Riad Sattouf’s satirical comedy “Jacky au royaume des filles” (Jacky in Women’s Kingdom). The story is set in an imaginary matriarchal military dictatorship in which gender roles are reversed and men wear the veil.

Vincent Lacoste plays a young man who falls in love with an attractive colonel (Gainsbourg) and dreams of marrying her. Sattouf penned the original script and shooting begins late September in Georgia. [Source: Variety]