Ashley Jones (“True Blood”) has been cast in Charles Haines’ indie family drama “Angel’s Perch.” J.T. Arbogast penned the script which focuses on a young man returning home to care for his grandmother when she is afflicted by Alzheimer’s.
Jones will play a childhood friend who is not afraid to make him confront his past and move on. Ally Walker, Joyce Van Patten and Elizabeth Hower will also star and shooting kicks off next week in West Virginia. [Source: Variety]
The Wilderness of James
Isabelle Fuhrman (“The Hunger Games,” “Orphan”) will replace Chloe Moretz in Michael Johnson’s indie coming of age tale “The Wilderness Of James”. Shooting is scheduled to begin next month
The story follows a young boy dealing with absence of his father. Moretz had to drop out due to her shooting commitments on “Kick Ass 2: Balls to the Wall”. [Source: Deadline]
August: Osage County
Ewan McGregor has joined the cast of the film adaptation of Tracy Letts’ play “August: Osage County”. The blackly comic story follows a family which comes back together at their childhood home when a crisis strikes.
McGregor will play Bill Fordham, the estranged college professor husband of Julia Roberts’ character. Bill ran off with one of his students but fetches up at the house in a show of support. [Source: THR]
James Remar (“Dexter”) has joined the cast of Alexandre Aja’s supernatural thriller “Horns” at Mandalay Pictures and Red Granite Pictures.
Daniel Radcliffe plays a man who finds that the horns growing out of his head drive people to confess their sins and give in to their impulses. Juno Temple and Max Minghella also star. [Source: Variety]