Max Greenfield (“New Girl”) is in talks to join Brie Larson, Woody Harrelson and Naomi Watts in Destin Daniel Cretton’s dramedy “The Glass Castle” for Lionsgate.
An adaptation of the Jeannette Walls memoir the story centers on a successful young woman raised by severely dysfunctional parents who struggles to understand her childhood when her parents, unexpectedly, move to New York to be near her. [Source: Deadline]
James Badge Dale is in talks to join Josh Brolin and Miles Teller in an untitled firefighter action movie for Black Label Media that Joseph Kosinski (“Tron: Legacy,” “Oblivion”) will direct. Badge Dale will play one of the firefighters.
The story follows the Granite Mountain Hotshots, a group of firefighters that faced one of the deadliest wildfires in history in order to save an Arizona town, resulting in the tragic death of ninteen crew members. [Source: Variety]
Nina Dobrev (“The Vampire Diaries”) is in talks to star with Ellen Page and Diego Luna in Niels Arden Oplev’s remake of the 1990 sci-fi medical thriller “Flatliners” at Sony Pictures.
Dobrev will play Marlo, an overachiever who is the top of her class. Oplev helms from a screenplay by Ben Ripley. Michael Douglas and Laurence Mark are producing. [Source: Deadline]
To Walk Invisible
Jonathan Pryce (“Game of Thrones”) has been cast in the role of the Bronte sisters’ father, Patrick, in Sally Wainwright and the BBC’s telemovie “To Walk Invisible”. Filming will take place in and around Yorkshire, England, from the beginning of May.
The piece will focus on the three sisters – Charlotte, Emily and Anne – who each wrote literary works that have since become famed in fiction including “Jane Eyre,” “Wuthering Heights” and “The Tenant of Wildfell Hall”. [Source: Variety]
Ray Stevenson and David Oakes are set to star in Xavier Gens’ elevated genre psychological thriller adaptation of Albert Sanchez Pinol’s novel “Cold Skin” which is now in production in mainland Spain.
The story begins with a young man approaching a remote island on the edge of the Antarctic Circle to relieve a weather observer who has been stationed there in solitude. But all he finds is a deranged castaway who has witnessed a horror he refuses to name. [Source: Variety]