Josh Hutcherson (“The Hunger Games”) and Logan Lerman (“Percy Jackson”) are in talks to star in Jonathan Dillon’s “The Bluff”.
The film sounds essentially like a younger-skewing hangover with a group of young guys getting up to drunken shenanigans in Las Vegas. [Source: Moviehole]
La La Anthony has joined the cast of Fox Searchlight’s romantic comedy “Baggage Claim”, co-starring with Paula Patton and Adam Brody. Anthony plays Patton’s energetic co-worker and accomplice.
David E. Talbert helms the story of an unmarried flight attendant who becomes determined to find a man as her younger sister’s wedding approaches. [Source: Global Grind]
Shailene Woodley (“The Descendants”) is closing in on a deal to star in Neil Burger’s “Divergent” at Summit/Lionsgate. Based on Veronica Roth’s young adult novel, the story is set in a future society that is divided into factions based on human traits.
Woodley will star as a 16-year old who leaves her group to join a rival faction and falls in love with a young man. Douglas Wick and Lucy Fisher are producing. [Source: Heat Vision]
Shirley MacLaine is in talks to star opposite Melissa McCarthy in the raunchy road-trip comedy “Tammy” at New Line. McCarthy co-wrote the script.
McCarthy plays a woman laid off from her job who discovers her husband is having an affair and decides to go on a road trip with her alcoholic, foul-mouthed, diabetic grandmother. [Source: THR]