Casting: Chastain, Connolly, Bening, Broadbent

Jessica Chastain is in talks to star alongside Matthew McConaughey and Anne Hathaway in Christopher Nolan’s “Interstellar” at Paramount and Warner Bros. Pictures.

Story details remain under wraps, though it’s thought the sci-fi epic will deal with a team of explorers going through a wormhole. [Source: Deadline]

A Good Marriage
Kristen Connolly (“House of Cards”) has joined the cast of Peter Askin’s upcoming film adaptation of the 2010 Stephen King novella “A Good Marriage”.

Joan Allen plays a woman who discovers her rare-coin-selling husband is a serial killer. Connolly will play Allen’s daughter. [Source: Deadline]

Annette Bening and Bobby Cannavale are in negotiations to join Dan Fogelman’s John Lennon-centric “Imagine” which is top lined by Al Pacino. Shooting kicks off in July.

Pacino plays an aging rocker who discovers a letter written to him by the late John Lennon and decides to alter the course of his life. Bening plays his love interest, Cannavale his estranged son. [Source: THR]

The Great Train Robbery
Jim Broadbent will play Tommy Butler in the BBC’s two-part drama “The Great Train Robbery” about the infamous Royal Mail train robbery in 1963.

Broadbent plays the Scotland Yard team leader aiming to bring the thieves to justice. Luke Evans, Robert Glenister and James Fox also star. [Source: Deadline]