Untitled Robert Zemeckis Project
Marion Cotillard is set to join Brad Pitt in an untitled project at Paramount Pictures which Robert Zemeckis is slated to direct. Steven Knight penned the period spy thriller which will be shot before Pitt gets to work on the “World War Z” sequel which Juan Antonio Bayona directs. [Source: Deadline]
Iain Glen (“Game of Thrones”) has joined the cast of James Marquand’s psychological thriller “Beautiful Devils” which began filming in London last week. The project is described as a contemporary music business version of “Othello”. Filming began last week around areas of East London ahead of a Spring 2016 release. [Source: Variety]
Goon: Last of the Enforcers
Elisha Cuthbert has joined the cast of the upcoming sports comedy sequel “Goon: Last of the Enforcers” starring Seann William Scott, Jay Baruchel, Liev Schreiber and Alison Pill. Filming begins June 21st in Toronto.
Scott plays hockey enforcer Doug ‘the Thug’ Glatt in a story that sees his team, the Halifax Highlanders, reunite with a host of new players during a pro lockout. Cuthbert will play the outlandish sister of Pill’s character. [Source: THR]
Bernie Madoff Film
Blythe Danner has been set to co-star opposite Richard Dreyfuss in the multiple-episode scandal drama about Bernie Madoff in the works at ABC. Frank Whaley, Erin Cummings and Tom Lipinski have also joined the Raymond De Felitta-directed project.
The story is inspired by chief investigative correspondent Brian Ross’ book “The Madoff Chronicles: Inside the Secret World of Bernie and Ruth”. The series is now in production, but an episode count has not yet been revealed. [Source: The Live Feed]