Casting: KTD, Lay, Down, Stooges, Chronicle

KTD 2020
Charlotte Salt (“The Tudors,” “Beowulf”) is set to play the lead in the sci-fi thriller “KTD 2020” for Fairbanks Productions says The Hollywood Reporter.

The story is set in the world of reality television in the not-so-distant future. Stacy Keach also stars while Shaune Harrison directs.

Lay the Favorite
Vince Vaughn is in talks to join Stephen Frears’ independent drama “Lay the Favorite” about a cocktail waitress (Rebecca Hall) in Las Vegas who rose to become one of the world’s best gamblers says Variety.

After falling in love, Raymer begins to re-evaluate her life. Details on Vaughn’s role haven’t been revealed.

Officer Down
“Justified” actor Walton Goggins will star opposite Stephen Dorff and David Boreanaz in the Brian A. Miller-directed indie “Officer Down” reports Deadline.

Goggins plays the prime suspect in the sexual assault of a young woman, a case being investigated by a gruff detective (Dorff).

The Three Stooges
Stephen Collins (“7th Heaven,” “No Ordinary Family”) is set to play the villain Mr. Harter in the Farrelly brothers “The Three Stooges” project for 20th Century Fox says The Hollywood Reporter.

Three Stooges will be split into three half-hour vignettes. Collins joins a cast that includes Will Sasso, Chris Diamontopoulos and Sean Hayes as the leads.

Chronicle
Michael Kelly (“Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior,” “The Adjustment Bureau”) has joined the cast of the sci-fi thriller “Chronicle” which Josh Trank will direct from a script by Max Landis says Variety.

The story revolves around “three Portland teens who develop powers from exposure to a mysterious substance.” Kelly will play the father of one of the teens.