Casting: Gurry, Hiddleston, Basinger, Reid

All You Need Is Kill
Aussie actor Kick Gurry (“Speed Racer ,” “Spartan”) has landed a role alongside Tom Cruise in Doug Liman’s sci-fi feature “All You Need Is Kill”.

Gurry will play a fellow soldier to Cruise who must fight an alien-like battle day after day in a Groundhog Day-type scenario. [Source: The West Australian]

Untitled London Project
Tom Hiddleston (“Thor,” “Wallander”), Viv Albertine and Liam Gillick have joined the cast of Joanna Hogg’s as-yet-untitled third feature which will shoot for six weeks in and around west London.

Details of the movie remain under wraps. Hiddleston starred in Hogg’s previous two films “Unrelated” and “Archipelago”. [Source: Heat Vision]

Third Person
Kim Basinger has joined the cast of Paul Haggis’ ensemble drama “The Third Person”. The film tells the interconnected love stories of three couples who live in three different cities.

Basinger will have a supporting role as the wife of a character played by Liam Neeson. Mila Kunis, Adrien Brody, Casey Affleck, Olivia Wilde and James Franco also star. [Source: THR]

The Second Coming
Sam Reid (“Hatfields & McCoys,” “The Railway Man”) and Sarah Snook (“Spirited”) have been cast in the lead roles for prospective Australian apocalyptic-noir “The Second Coming” which is aiming to shoot next year.

The story is based on Andrew Masterson’s novel about a man who believes he is Jesus and is then forced to clear his name after becoming a murder suspect. [Source: iF Magazine]