John Goodman has joined the cast of Robert Zemeckis’ “Flight” starring Denzel Washington as an airline pilot who averts a plane crash.
Goodman will play a friend of the pilot who helps him come to terms with his problems. Goodman is currently shooting the Ben Affleck-directed “Argo”. [Source: Deadline]
Robert Duvall is reuniting with Tom Cruise on Christopher McQuarrie’s adaptation of Lee Child’s novel “One Shot” at Paramount Pictures and Skydance.
Tom Cruise plays former military police officer Jack Reacher who investigates the case of a sniper accused of murdering five people at a mall. Duvall will have a small, but pivotal role. [Source: Variety]
Us & Them
Tom Everett Scott is set to play Marisa Tomei’s husband in the Andy Fickman-directed comedy “Us & Them” at 20th Century Fox and Walden Media. Shooting kicks off this month in Atlanta.
Billy Crystal and Bette Midler play grandparents left alone to care for their grandkids, but their old-school methods soon clash with the more modern parenting style of their daughter (Tomei). [Source: The Hollywood Reporter]
Dennis Christopher (“Deadwood,” “Profiler”) is in negotiations to join the cast of Quentin Tarantino’s epic revenge western “Django Unchained”.
Jamie Foxx plays a slave-turned-bounty hunter who teams up with a German doctor (Christoph Waltz) to rescue his wife.
Christopher will play Leo Moguy, who serves as lawyer to the sadistic slavemaster villain Calvin Candie (Leonardo DiCaprio). [Source: Variety]