Paul Thomas Anderson’s Next
Swedish actress Lena Endre, best known for her work in the Swedish language adaptations of “The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo” trilogy and the “Wallander” books, has joined Paul Thomas Anderson’s highly anticipated untitled religious film formerly titled “The Master”.
Endre will play an unspecified supporting role, joining a cast that includes Phillip Seymour Hoffman, Joaquin Phoenix, Jesse Plemons, David Warshofsky and Laura Dern.
Amy Adams has also confirmed her previously reported about link to the project, playing the female lead right before she gets to work on “The Man of Steel”. [Source: The Playlist]
More as This Story Develops
Stage and screen actor Sam Waterston has signed on for Aaron Sorkin’s upcoming HBO pilot tentatively titled “More as This Story Develops”.
The story centers on cable news anchor Will McCallister (Jeff Daniels) and the show’s female executive producer, MacKenzie (Emily Mortimer). Allison Pill and Olivia Munn also star. [Source: Playbill]
Sexy Evil Genius
“Buffy the Vampire Slayer” actors Seth Green and Michelle Trachtenberg are re-teaming for the indie drama “Sexy Evil Genius”.
Katee Sackhoff, Billy Baldwin and Harold Perrineau Jr. also star in the film about a group of strangers brought together in a downtown Los Angeles bar by their mutual ex-girlfriend (Sackhoff).
Scott Lew penned the script while “Greek” showrunner Shawn Piller is set to direct. [Source: Heat Vision]