Casting: Lang, Doona, Steinfeld, Beauvais

The Dragon Angel
“Avatar” villain Stephen Lang jas joined Pitof’s family adventure movie “The Dragon Angel”. Shooting begins at year’s end in China.

Lang will play the dual role of a French Colonel in 1860s China, and the mysterious chauffeur of an American architect in modern-day Beijing. [Source: Deadline]

Jupiter Ascending
South Korean actress Bae Doona (“Cloud Atlas”) has joined the cast of the Wachowskis’ sci-fi epic “Jupiter Ascending”. Doona’s role is said to be “very small” in the project, which began shooting this week in the UK.

Mila Kunis, Channing Tatum, Eddie Redmayne and Sean Bean star in the story of a young woman who discovers her genetic signature has marked her out for an extraordinary fate. [Source: Digital Spy]

Barely Lethal
Hailee Steinfeld (“True Grit,” “Ender’s Game”) will star in Kyle Newman’s comedy “Barely Lethal” for RKO and Hopscotch Features. Brett Ratner is producing.

Steinfeld will play a 16-year-old international assassin yearning for a “normal” adolescence who fakes her own death and enrolls as a senior in a suburban high school. [Source: Deadline]

And Then There Was You
Garcelle Beauvais has signed on to star in Leila Djansi’s indie drama “And Then There Was You”. Shooting begins in May in Los Angeles.

Beauvais stars as a teacher who has to pick up the pieces of her life after her husband leaves. When she falls for a new man, she discovers he, too, has possible relationship-ending secrets. Djansi wrote the script. [Source: ]