Casting: Django, Whitey, Motors, Crush

Django Unchained
Kerry Washington has now been offered the role of the titular character’s wife Broomhilda in Quentin Tarantino’s upcoming slave western “Django Unchained”.

The character is the one that Django (Jamie Foxx) sets out to find and rescue. [Source: Deadline]

Whitey Bulger
Casey Affleck will be playing William Bulger, aka “The Corrupt Midget”, who was the brother of infamous Boston mobster Whitey Bulger (Matt Damon) in the upcoming biopic his brother Ben will direct.

William was a political leader in Boston and the extent of his involvement with his brother remains debated to this day. [Source: Showbiz 411]

Holly Motors
Eva Mendes is joining the cast of Leos Carax’s French film “Holly Motors” which follows a man (Dennis Lavant) who travels between different lives, including that of a murderer, beggar, CEO, monstrous creature and father

Each cast member is set to play a different role in the various “lives”. Kylie Minogue was previously seen shooting a role for the film. Juliette Binoche was previously linked but is NOT a part of the production. [Source: The Press Association]

“Saw” star Leigh Whannell and Caitriona Balfe have signed on to Intrepid Pictures’ thriller “Crush” which begins shooting this week in Los Angeles.

Lucas Till plays a star high school athlete who becomes the focus of a secret and increasingly dangerous admirer’s obsession.

Whannell will play a local yogurt shop owner, Balfe a comic book store owner where Reed works. [Source: Variety]