“Thor” and “Snow White and the Huntsman” star Chris Hemsworth has been cast in the lead role in Steven Spielberg’s next feature, the technothriller “Robopocalypse”.
Hemsworth’s top secret casting. [Source: Deadline]
Jessica Biel may have passed on the role, but Fox has already learned that Svetlana Khodchenkova (“Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy”) is in talks for the role of Viper in James Mangold’s “The Wolverine”.
Viper, who has a long and complex relationship with Wolverine, comes from an unspecified Eastern European country. [Source: Twitchfilm]
August: Osage County
Abigail Breslin is set to play Julia Roberts’ angry and acerbic pot smoking daughter in the film adaptation of Tracy Letts’ Pulitzer- and Tony-winning play “August: Osage County”.
The story chronicles several summer weeks in the life of a severely dysfunctional Oklahoma family and the crisis that gathers them back together. Shooting kicks off this fall in Oklahoma. [Source: Deadline]
Marton Csokas (“The Debt,” “Kingdom of Heaven”) has scored the male lead in DirecTV’s original series “Rogue”, and landed a supporting role in Darren Aronofsky’s “Noah”.
“Rogue” centers on an undercover cop (Thandie Newton) who goes after a crime lord (Csokas) after her young son is killed in a drive-by shooting. [Source: Deadline]