Casting: Hirsch, Debicki, Hader, Ying

Twice Born
Emile Hirsch and Penelope Cruz are set to star in Sergio Castellitto’s “Twice Born” for Medusa which begins shooting in September.

Based on the book Venuto Al Mondo, the film is the story of a woman who returns to Sarajevo with her son in tow and revisits the tumultuous past she shared with his late father. [Source: Screen Daily]

The Great Gatsby
Recent Aussie acting graduate Elizabeth Debicki is set to play Jordan Baker in Baz Luhrmann’s 3D adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby” for Warner Bros. Pictures.

Baker is a famed golfer and love interest of narrator Nick Carraway (Tobey Maguire). Producers are also said to be close to locking down the role of Daisy’s husband Tom Buchanan which was originally offered to Ben Affleck. [Source: Deadline]

Men In Black 3
“Saturday Night Live” comedian Bill Hader will portray artist Andy Warhol in “Men In Black 3” for Sony Pictures which is currently shooting in New York.

As previously reported, much of the action is set in 1969 and several iconic personalities from the time period are expected to be seen in the movie. [Source: Reuters]

Only God Forgives
Vithaya Pansringarm and popstar Yaya Ying have hopped onboard Danish helmer Nicolas Winding Refn’s “Only God Forgives” which will shoot in December.

Luke Evans and Kristin Scott Thomas star in the story of a Thai police lieutenant whose rivalry with a gangster sees the two settling their differences in a Thai boxing match. [Source: Reuters]