The Age of Adaline
Harrison Ford has joined the cast of the upcoming romantic drama “The Age of Adaline” for Lionsgate, Sidney Kimmel Entertainment and Lakeshore Entertainment. Filming begins in March.
The story follows the miraculous life of 29-year old Adaline (Blake Lively), who stops aging after recovering from a near-fatal accident. Over the course of the 20th century she embarks on an epic, but isolated worldwide journey, keeping her secret, until she meets a man who forever alters her life. [Source: Lionsgate]
Annabelle Wallis (“The Tudors,” “Peaky Blinders”) and Ward Horton (“The Wolf of Wall Street”) are set to star in “Annabelle,” the feature film spin-off of the haunted doll character from last year’s hit supernatural thriller “The Conjuring”.
Conuring’s cinematographer John R. Leonetti is directing the project from a script by Gary Dauberman. Details of the story and production are unknown at present. [Source: The Wrap]
24: Live Another Day
Benjamin Bratt has joined the cast of Fox’s limited-event series “24: Live Another Day” starrig Kiefer Sutherland.
Bratt will play Harris, who commands the CIA operation in London that is pursuing Jack (Sutherland), now an exile and a fugitive from justice. [Source: The Live Feed]
Emory Cohen (“The Place Beyond the Pines”) has been cast in Rupert Wyatt’s remake of “The Gambler” at Paramount Pictures. Cohen will play one of the professor’s students and a star tennis player.
The story focuses on Jim Bennett (Mark Wahlberg), a college literature professor whose vices cause his life to spiral out of control. Jessica Lange, Brie Larson, John Goodman and Michael K. Williams also star. [Source: THR]
The Sound and the Fury
Keegan Allen (“Pretty Little Liars”) has joined the cast of James Franco’s Faulkner adaptation “The Sound and the Fury”. Jon Hamm, Tim Blake Nelson, Seth Rogen, Danny McBride, Loretta Devine and Janet Gretzky also star.
The story follows an aristocratic family in Mississippi that faces financial ruin. Allen is playing a showman who runs away with the family’s young niece, Miss Quentin (Joey King). [Source: THR]