Casting: Dormer, Kranz, Lind, Wilkinson, Mishler

In Darkness
“Game of Thrones” actress Natalie Dormer will star in Anthony Byrne’s thriller “In Darkness” with production slated to begin early next year. Dormer co-wrote the film with Byrne while Ed Skrein and Stacy Martin are co-starring.

Dormer will play a blind musician who gets pulled into London’s dark underbelly after she hears a murder committed in the apartment above her. As she gets embroiled in this violent and murky world, it appears she is out of her depth – until it becomes apparent she has been following her own path of revenge. [Source: Variety]

Fran Kranz, Adam Goldberg, Kat Foster, Nicky Whelan, Harry Hamlin, Andrew J West, Sheryl Lee, Pat Healy, Eric Ladin, Luis Geardo Mendez and Steve Agee have all joined the cast of Karl Mueller’s indie feature “Rebirth” for Netflix, one of several low budget indie features the streaming service is behind.

The twisted psychological thriller follows a white-collar suburban father Kyle (Fran Kranz) who is surprised at his office by his wild and crazy long-lost college buddy Zack (Adam Goldberg) who has just finished a self-actualization program called Rebirth which Kyle reluctantly becomes a part of. All too late, he discovers what the program is really about. [Source: Deadline]

The Babysitter
Emily Alyn Lind has joined the cast of McG’s horror comedy “The Babysitter” at New Line. She joins a growing and impressive roster of young talent with Bella Thorne, Samara Weaving, Judah Lewis, Robbie Amell and Andrew Bachelor also onboard.

The story centers on a 12-year old boy and his babysitter on a night when things take an unexpected turn for the worst. Shooting will take place in Los Angeles during the fall while McG and Mary Viola will produce. [Source: Variety]

The Titan
Tom Wilkinson is joining Sam Worthington, Ruth Wilson and Sofia Boutella in Lennart Ruff’s elevated sci-fi feature “The Titan” for 42, Automatik and Voltage Pictures.

Max Hurwitz’s script is set in a not too distant future and tracks the journey of a military family who are relocated in order to take part in a ground-breaking experiment of man’s genetic evolution into space. [Source: Deadline]

Car 86
Reese Mishler (“The Gallows”) has joined the cast of Louis Benjamin Del Guercio’s horror film “Car 86”. The movie centers on four estranged high school friends who return from college and go on a police ride along that turns disastrous.

Paul Woolfolk and newcomer Sarah Davenport also star in the project which Greg Ballard penned and will produce alongside Justin Kornamnn and R. Andru. Shooting is slated to begin this week. [Source: Heat Vision]