Christopher Gorham (“Covert Affairs,” “Ugly Betty”) has scored the lead role in the John Asher-directed family drama “Po”. Shooting begins in April.
The story will play a recently widowed man who must learn to cope with becoming a single father to his 9-year-old autistic son, Po (Julian Feder). [Source: Deadline]
Knights of the Round Table: King Arthur
Annabelle Wallis has been cast in Guy Ritchie’s “Knights of the Round Table: King Arthur” in the role of Maid Maggie. That film is slated to open July 22nd 2016.
Charlie Hunnam stars as Arthur in the sweeping fantasy action adventure which focuses on his journey to become King. Also onboard are Astrid Berges-Frisbey (Guinevere), Jude Law (Vortigen) and Eric Bana (Uther). [Source: Digital Spy]
In Dubious Battle
John Savage (“The Deer Hunter,” “The Thin Red Line”) and Nat Wolff (“The Fault in Our Stars”) have joined James Franco in “In Dubious Battle” which is based on the 1936 John Steinbeck novel.
Franco is helping the story about a farm laborer and activist for The Party who tries to organize a major strike by apple pickers in California. Selena Gomez, Vincent D’Onofrio, Robert Duvall, Ed Harris, Bryan Cranston, Sam Shepard and Danny McBride also star with filming to begin in Atlanta this week. [Source: Deadline]
The Neon Demon
Karl Glusman (“Stonewall”) has signed on to Nicolas Winding Refn’s female-driven horror tale “The Neon Demon” starring Elle Fanning, Keanu Reeves, Christina Hendricks, Abbey Lee, Jena Malone and Bella Heathcote.
Plot details are unknown at this time. Lene Borglum is producing while Refn and Mary Laws penned the script. Filming begins in two weeks. [Source: Variety]