Casting: Hiddleston, Connelly, Milioti, Lyons

The King of SOHO
Tom Hiddleston (Loki in “The Avengers”) will play adult magazine mogul Paul Raymond in a biopic called “The King of Soho” which Paul’s son Howard Raymond will write.

The film is not to be confused with Michael Winterbottom’s rival project of the same name starring Steve Coogan. [Source: Bleeding Cool]

Jennifer Connelly has finally entered negotiations to join Russell Crowe in Darren Aronofsky’s “Noah” at Paramount and New Regency.

Noah is a man who loves Earth and all of its animal inhabitants, but has become disillusioned with the way humans have treated their planet. Connelly will play Noah’s wife. [Source: Variety]

The Wolf Of Wall Street
Broadway thesp Cristin Milioti and Australian actress Margot Robbie (“Pan Am”) are in talks to join Martin Scorsese’s “The Wolf Of Wall Street”. Shooting begins in August in New York.

Robbie would play Nadine, the wife of Jordan Belfort (Leonardo DiCaprio). Milioti is in talks to play Belfort’s first wife, an Italian-American hairdresser. [Source: ]

Safe Heaven
David Lyons (“The Cape,’ “Sea Patrol”) has joined the cast of the latest Nicholas Sparks adaptation “Safe Haven”.

Lyons will play the ex-husband of Julianne Hough’s lead character. His brutal treatment of her leads her to flee to a small North Carolina town. [Source: EW]