Casting: Forlani, Mirchoff, Brandt, Dickey

Panda Eyes
Claire Forlani has joined the cast of Isabel Coixet’s paranormal thriller “Panda Eyes” which is currently shooting in Wales for Fox International Film.

Sophie Turner (“Game of Thrones”) plays a young girl haunted by her past. Forlani will play her mother. Jonathan Rhys-Meyers, Rhys Ifans and Gregg Sulkin also star. [Source: Deadline]

Poker Night
Beau Mirchoff (“Desperate Housewives,” “Heartland”) will join the indie thriller “Poker Night” at Wingman Productions. Ron Perlman, Delroy Lindo and Ron Eldard also star and shooting is currently underway in British Columbia.

Mirchoff plays a newly-promoted detective who learns from a Greek chorus of wiser, older detectives gathered for their ritual night of poker when a killer pulls the young cop and his mentors into a web of mutual deceit. [Source: Variety]

Winston Jones
Lesley-Ann Brandt (“Spartacus”) will play the daughter of Danny Glover’s character in the Joel David Moore-directed dark indie comedy “Killing Winston Jones” at RadioactiveGiant. Richard Dreyfuss, Danny Masterson and Jon Heder also star and shooting just began in Georgia.

Masterson plays a sixth-grade English teacher on a mission to get the newly constructed junior high gymnasium named after his father (Dreyfuss) despite the fact that the person so memorialized must be dead — leading to a bitter contest over the naming rights with his old rival (Glover). [Source: Variety]

White Bird In A Blizzard
Dale Dickey (“Winter’s Bone”) has been cast in Gregg Araki’s “White Bird In A Blizzard”. Shailene Wooley plays, a young woman whose mother disappears.

Dickey will play Mrs. Hillman, Kat’s blind next door neighbor. Angela Bassett, Eva Green, Christopher Meloni and Gabourey Sidibe also star. [Source: Deadline]