Ricki and the Flash
Kevin Kline and Mamie Gummer are in negotiations to star opposite Gummer’s real life mother Meryl Streep in Jonathan Demme’s “Ricki and the Flash” at Sony Pictures.
Streep plays a rock and roll-loving woman who chased her dreams at the cost of her family. Kline would play her forgiving ex-husband, Gummer her confrontational daughter who is getting divorced from her cheating husband. [Source: The Wrap]
Emjay Anthony (“Chef”) has joined the cast of “The Divergent Series: Insurgent,” the second installment in Lionsgate’s blooming franchise currently filming in Atlanta.
Anthony will portray Hector, a Dauntless-born brother of the Shauna and Lynn characters. Shailene Woodley, Theo James,and Kate Winslet also star. [Source: Variety]
Reid Scott (“Veep”) and Christina Scherer (“The Young And The Restless”) have joined the cast of Nancy Meyers’ comedy “The Intern” for Warner Bros. Pictures. Scott plays a fast-talking, overly confident businessman. Scherer will play an assistant.
Robert De Niro plays an elderly man who wins an internship program and is assigned to the founder of a successful fashion website (Anne Hathaway). [Source: Deadline]
Elisabeth Rohm (“American Hustle,” “Law and Order”) has signed on to play Mel Gibson’s estranged wife in Jean-Francois Richet’s action-thriller “Blood Father”.
Gibson plays an ex-con whose daughter (Erin Moriarty) is threatened by a group of drug-running criminals. Production is currently under way in New Mexico. [Source: The Wrap]