Casting: Gleeson, Vergara, Hinshaw, Liotta

An Ordinary Man
Brendan Gleeson and Abbie Cornish have signed on for Brad Silberling’s dramatic thriller “An Ordinary Man” at Radiant Films International, Reveal Entertainment Banner and Disruptive Media.

Silberling also penned the script which follows a war criminal whose only contact is his maid. Chris Miller, James Burke and Michael Richter will produce. [Source: The Hollywood Reporter]

Machete Kills
“Modern Family” star Sofia Vergara is in talks to join Robert Rodriguez’s “Machete Kills” which begins shooting this month in Texas.

Vergara is in talks to play the leather-clad Madame Desdemona, whose Mexican harlots have information that Machete needs. [Source: Variety]

Snake & Mongoose
Ashley Hinshaw and Kim Shaw have joined the cast of Wayne Holloway’s racing biopic “Snake & Mongoose”

The pair will play the respective wives of drag racing legends Don “The Snake” Prudhomme and Tom “The Mongoose” McEwen (Jesse Williams and Richard Blake). Noah Wyle also stars. [Source: Variety]

The Rut
Ray Liotta is in negotiations to play the villain in Karyn Kusama’s new indie drama “The Rut” penned by Kevin Caruso.

Chloe Moretz plays a young girl who journeys into the wilderness alone to hunt deer and prove herself to her father (Jeffrey Dean Morgan). Liotta will play a nemesis hunter and the main rival of the girl’s father. [Source: THR]