Adele Exarchopoulos (“Blue Is the Warmest Color”) and Matthias Schoenaerts (“Rust and Bone”) are set to star in Michael R. Roskam’s noirish romance thriller “The Faithful” at Wild Bunch, Savage Films and Pathe.
Thomas Bidegain and Noe Debre’s script is set against the backdrop of crime gangs in Brussels. Filming is slated to begin next year. [Source: Variety]
The Last Word
Shirley MacLaine and Amanda Seyfried are teaming to star in Mark Pellington’s comedic drama “The Last Word” for Myriad. Pellington, Anne-Marie MacKay of and Kirk D’Amico will produce.
MacLaine will play a controlling woman who wants to pre-write her obituary and is teamed up with a young writer at a local paper. The writer, however, wants to find out the real story and the reluctant partners begin a journey that will reawaken the older woman’s passion for life. [Source: THR
A Few Less Men
Xavier Samuel, Kris Marshall and Kevin Bishop are all set to reprise their roles from the 2011 Aussie comedy “A Few Less Men” in that film’s upcoming sequel “A Few Less Men”. Filming begins October 26th in Western Australia
Dean Craig (“Death at a Funeral”) penned the script while Mark Lamprell will direct the follow-up. No work on plot details, the first starred Samuel as a young groom heading to the Australian Blue Mountains with his three best men for his wedding. [Source: Variety]
Jack Kilmer (“Palo Alto,” “The Stanford Prison Experiment”) is joining Bella Thorne in Stevie Russell’s sci-fi thriller “EXO” at Radar Pictures and Furst Films. Filming begins early next year in South Africa.
The story follows an eighteen-year-old graphic novelist and misfit who suspects the mysterious girl next door might be an alien. Further exploration leads him to a potentially monumental discovery. [Source: Deadline]