Casting: Dale, Miller, Hill, Schwartzman

James Badge Dale (“Iron Man 3,” “World War Z”) will join Cate Blanchett in David Mamet’s thriller “Blackbird”.

Dale plays a military major who is trying to discover the truth about the political secrets of his grandfather who worked for the U.S. special ops during 1960s. [Source: Deadline]

Mississippi Grind
Sienna Miller, Ryan Reynolds and Ben Mendelsohn are set to star in “Half Nelson” directors Ryan Fleck & Anna Boden’s “Mississippi Grind” for Electric City Entertainment. Filming begins in January in New Orleans.

Mendelsohn plays a broke gambler who teams with teams up with a younger poker player (Reynolds) on a road trip through the South in order to break his losing streak. [Source: Hitfix]

Ghostbusters 3
Linked a while back, “Superbad” duo Jonah Hill and Emma Stone are once again being linked to a third “Ghostbusters” film with a rumor that they have been offered the parts of ‘Jeremy’ and ‘Anna’.

The pair would play part of the new and younger Ghostbusters who have been passed the torch by the original team. If offers are out, the project could begin filming by the Spring. [Source: Schmoes Know]

Jurassic World
Jason Schwartzman is rumored to be joining the cast of “Jurassic World,” though his official reps have no comment about the report. [Source: Hypable]