Casting: James, Chatham, Segel, Bruckner

Dakota Fanning and Theo James are set to join Andrew Renzi’s indie drama “Franny” at Treehouse Pictures. Shooting begins October 21st in Philadelphia.

Richard Gere plays a gregarious hedonist who finds a renewed sense of purpose by desperately ingratiating himself into the lives of a young couple (Fanning, James). [Source: Deadline]

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay
Three more names have joined “Mockingjay,” the Francis Lawrence directed, two-film final chapter in the “The Hunger Games” saga at Lionsgate.

Wes Chatham (“The Help”) and Elden Henson (“Deja Vu”) have been cast as brothers Castor and Pollux, the pair are members of a camera crew. Omid Abtahi is also onboard as expert sharpshooter Homes. [Source: Twitter]

Untitled Maple Syrup Comedy
Jason Segel will produce and is attached to star in an untitled maple syrup heist comedy for Sony Pictures.

Seth Gordon (“Identity Thief”) will direct from a script by “Family Guy” scribe Chris Sheridan. Barry Josephson and Gordon will also produce. [Source: Deadline]

There Is A New World Somewhere
Agnes Bruckner (“Blood & Chocolate”) will star in and executive produce the indie drama “There Is A New World Somewhere”.

Bruckner plays Sylvia, a struggling artist who returns to her hometown and meets an enigmatic stranger. Together, they set off on a road trip through the Deep South. [Source: Deadline]