Game of Thrones
British TV icon Mark Gatiss (“Sherlock,” “Doctor Who”) has joined the cast of the fourth season of HBO’s “Game of Thrones”.
The details of Gatiss’ role are being kept top secret, but he is one of only a few new faces that will be joining the big-budget fantasy series next season. [Source: EW]
Wish I Was Here
Ashley Greene will replace her “The Twilight Saga” co-star Anna Kendrick in Zach Braff’s Kickstarter-funded “Wish I Was Here”.
Greene joins a cast that includes Braff, Kate Hudson, Mandy Patinkin and Josh Gad. [Source: Deadline]
Fox Searchlight Pictures has acquired worldwide rights to Nick Hornby’s adaptation of Cheryl Strayed’s bestseller “Wild”. Reese Witherspoon will star in the project which begins shooting in the late Fall.
The novel focuses on a young woman dismayed by the dissolution of her marriage and the death of her mother and who decided to hike the Pacific Crest Trail alone. [Source: Deadline]
Toby Jones has joined the cast of Fox’s event series “Wayward Pines” which Chad Hodge and M. Night Shyamalan will produce. The show is described as a “Twin Peaks”-esque thriller.
Jones will play Dr. Jenkins, a psychiatrist who treats Matt Dillon’s lead character and believes he suffered brain damage in a car crash which is the cause of his paranoia. [Source: The Live Feed]