Casting: Diggs, Arnie, Wilkinson, Miller

New Girl
Former “Private Practice” star Taye Diggs will play Artie, a possible love interest for Jess (Zooey Deschanel), in the upcoming third season of the Fox comedy “New Girl”.

The character will play a smooth, confident ladies man who finds himself attracted to Jess. [Source: Digital Spy]

Avatar 2
20th Century Fox has officially denied reports that Arnold Schwarzenegger will reunite with James Cameron for the filmmaker’s upcoming “Avatar” sequel.

A spokesperson says Schwarzenegger will not be in the sci-fi sequel, nor is the actor being considered for any role. [Source: THR]

The Business Trip
Tom Wilkinson will star opposite Vince Vaughn in the comedy “The Business Trip” at New Regency which is about to begin filming in Berlin.

Wilkinson plays a business associate and traveling companion of Vince Vaughn’s character. Todd Black, Jason Blumenthal, Anthony Katagas and Steve Tisch will produce. [Source: Deadline]

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay
Patina Miller (“All My Children”) has been cast as Commander Paylor in “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Parts 1 & 2” at Lionsgate.

Miller makes her film debut as the rebel commander that Katniss first meets in District 8. [Source: Deadline]