Casting: Hutcherson, Miller, Denick, Wilman

Josh Hutcherson (“The Hunger Games”) will star in Miguel Sapochnik’s psychological thriller “Ape” at Atomic Owl Pictures and JetLag Productions.

Jon Johnstone penned the script about a young man’s struggle with mental illness, love and a deep family secret. Hutcherson is currently shooting the Pablo Escobar drama “Paradise Lost”. [Source: Screen]

A Film By Alan Stuart Eisner
Sienna Miller, Isla Fisher and Audra MacDonald have joined the cast of Andrew Bergman’s ensemble comedy “A Film By Alan Stuart Eisner”.

The story follows a young man making a documentary to learn what happened to his family during WWII. Oliver Cooper, Shirley MacLaine, Robin Williams, Rob Reiner also star. [Source: Deadline]

Thomas Quick: The Making of a Serial Killer
David Dencik (“Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy,” “A Royal Affair”) will produce and star in the $10 million Scandinavian crime drama “Thomas Quick: The Making of a Serial Killer.”

An adaptation of Hannes Rastam’s book about the subject. Quick was Sweden’s most notorious serial killer and confessed to a string of savage murders. The only catch? He almost certainly didn’t commit the killings. [Source: Screen]

Newcomer Ine will star in Anne Sewitsky’s $4 million-budget, Norwegian incest drama “Hjemlengsel” at Maipo Films.

The story follows an unhappily married dance instructor who discovers she has a brother. The problem arises when she falls in love with him. [Source: Screen]