Casting Couch: Gale, Elba, Lucas

“Despite recent reports that Aussie actress Teresa Palmer has scored the role of Wonder Woman in the upcoming “Justice League” film, it is runway queen Megan Gale who is actually short-listed for the role that Jessica Beal passed on. Either way an announcement on the Wonder Woman role is expected next Tuesday…” (full details)

“While doing interviews for his latest film, ‘This Christmas’, Idris Elba has confirmed that he’s in negotiations to play the lead role in Jada Pinkett Smith’s directorial and screenwriting debut film, ‘The Human Contract’…” (full details)

“Josh Lucas (“Poseidon,” “Sweet Home Alabama”) is being tipped for the role of the original Starship Enterprise Captain Christopher Pike in JJ Abrams’ upcoming “Star Trek” feature. Pike was the original captain when the Star Trek pilot was filmed and Spock was also said to have been under Pike’s command for years…” (full details)