Casting: Grammer, Pacino, Watts, Vaughn

Transformers 4
Kelsey Grammer has signed on to play a villain in the Michael Bay’s upcoming fourth “Transformers”feature at Paramount Pictures.

Mark Wahlberg, Jack Reynor and Nicola Peltz also star in the project. [Source: Variety]

Al Pacino is being sought for the lead role in David Gordon Green’s “Manglehorn” at Worldview Entertainment.

Paul Logan scripted the story of an aging ex-con who, four decades ago, gave up the woman of his dreams for a big “job”. He now obsesses daily over the choices he made. [Source: Deadline]

While We’re Young
Naomi Watts is looking at the lead role in Noah Baumbach’s dramatic comedy “While We’re Young”. Shooting kicks off this Fall in New York City.

Ben Stiller plays a documentary filmmaker and his wife (Watts) whose life is changed when the pair befriend a much younger couple. Adam Driver also stars, while Scott Rudin is producing. [Source: THR]

Business Trip
Vince Vaughn will re-team with his “Delivery Man” director Ken Scott on the comedy “Business Trip” at New Regency and Fox.

The storyline is being kept under wraps, but shooting aims to begin this fall. Steve Conrad penned the script. [Source: Deadline]