Casting: Headey, Poots, Eichner, Hall, Gallner, Collins

Casting Headey Poots Eichner Hall Gallner Collins

Gunpowder Milkshake
Lena Headey (“Game of Thrones”) will co-star with Karen Gillan in the action thriller “Gunpowder Milkshake” which Aharon Keshales & Navot Papushado will direct for Studiocanal and The Picture Company. Filming begins this spring in Berlin on a tale said to be about multiple generations of assassins. [Source: Deadline]

Prisoners of the Ghostland
Imogen Poots (“Green Room”) will star alongside Nic Cage in Sion Sono’s action-horror feature “Prisoners of the Ghostland”. Aaron Hendry and Reza Sixo Safai penned the film in which Cage plays a notorious criminal sent to rescue an abducted girl who disappeared into a dark supernatural universe. Together they must break the evil curse that binds them and escape the mysterious revenants that rule the Ghostland. [Source: Bloody Disgusting]

Untitled Eichner Rom-Com
Comedian Billy Eichner, writer-director Nicholas Stoller (“Forgetting Sarah Marshall”) and filmmaker Judd Apatow are teaming up for an upcoming romantic comedy at Universal Pictures. The story will follow two men who have commitment issues who attempt to enter a relationship with each other. Eichner will star and pen the script. [Source: Deadline]

Night House
Rebecca Hall (“The Gift,” “Iron Man 3”) will star in the indie horror-thriller “The Night House” from producer David S. Goyer and “The Ritual” director David Bruckner. Ben Collins and Luke Piotrowski penned the script about a widow who begins to uncover her recently deceased husband’s disturbing secrets. [Source: Variety]

Interrogation
“Veronica Mars” alum Kyle Gallner has scored the lead role in CBS All Access’ straight-to-series true-crime drama “Interrogation”. Episodes are made to be watched in any order and span three decades in a case of a young man (Gallner) charged and convicted of brutally murdering his mother and spending his incarceration fighting for his innocence. Nine of the ten episodes of the series are structured around an interrogation taken directly from the real police case files. A conclusive season finale will be released at a later date. [Source: Deadline]

Inheritance
Lily Collins (“Mirror Mirror”) will join Simon Pegg in “Terminal” director Vaughn Stein’s indie thriller “Inheritance.” The story explores what happens when the patriarch of a wealthy and powerful family suddenly passes away, leaving his wife and daughter with a shocking secret inheritance that threatens to unravel and destroy their lives. Matthew Kennedy wrote the script, and Richard B. Lewis is producing. [Source: Variety]