Casting: Djokovic, Schreiber, Miserables

The Expendables 2
Current world number one men’s tennis player Novak Djokovic will make his feature film acting debut in Simon West’s upcoming “The Expendables” sequel.

Djokovic is said to play himself in the movie after getting an invitation from producer Avi Lerner. The athlete is currently on set in Bulgaria shooting his role. [Source: Deadline]

Ray Donovan
Liev Schreiber has scored the lead role in Showtime’s drama pilot “Ray Donovan” from “Southland” creator Ann Biderman which begins filming in Los Angeles early next year.

A dark family drama with comedic undertones set in contemporary Los Angeles, Schreiber plays Ray – a professional “fixer” for LA’s rich and famous who solves the highly confidential problems of the city’s most intriguing personalities. Trouble is he can’t quite fix his own troubled family. [Source: Deadline]

Les Miserables
Taylor Swift, Lea Michele, Scarlett Johansson and Evan Rachel Wood are all said to be in the mix to play the role of Eponine in Tom Hooper’s star-studded musical “Les Miserables”.

Whomever wins would join a cast that includes Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway and Eddie Redmayne. [Source: NY Post]