Casting: Janney, Ramirez, Rathbone

Liberal Arts
Allison Janney (“The West Wing”) has been cast in Josh Radnor’s new collegiate comedy “Liberal Arts”.

Radnor plays a 35-year-old man who still wishes he was in college. Olsen plays a young coed who falls for Radnor’s character

Janney will portray a frigid English professor. Richard Jenkins and Elizabeth Reaser also star and shooting begins this summer in Ohio. [Source: The Hollywood Reporter ]

American Reunion
“Heroes” actress Dania Ramirez has signed on for the comedy sequel “American Reunion” at Universal Pictures.

She plays Trisha, an ugly girl from high school who nobody noticed then but grew up to be a beautiful woman. She’ll be a potential love interest for Finch (Eddie Kaye Thomas). [Source: Variety]

Live at the Foxes Den
Jackson Rathbone, Jack Holmes, Janet Montgomery, Bob Gunton, Pooch Hall and Elliott Gould will star in Michael Kristoff’s drama “Live at the Foxes Den”.

Rathbone plays a miserable corporate lawyer who takes leave from his job when he stumbles into the nightlife of an old-school cocktail lounge where he begins to sing.

Ultimately, he is inspired to take up the causes of the regulars and staff by starting his own law firm to fight for the little guy. Adam Gibbs is producing and shooting begins soon in Los Angeles. [Source: The Hollywood Reporter]