The Dark Knight Rises
Vermont Senator Patrick Leahy is set to make a cameo in the upcoming “The Dark Knight Rises”.
Leahy, who also appeared in 2008’s “The Dark Knight”, has a short scene with Christian Bale and Morgan Freeman in the film. [Source: Deadline]
Colman Domingo (“Red Hook Summer,” “42”) will play a fellow White House butler in Lee Daniels’ “The Butler” which starts shooting later this month in New Orleans.
Forest Whitaker plays Eugene Allen, a White House servant who worked for eight First Families over three decades. [Source: Deadline]
Kenton Duty, Katherine McNamara and Dan Flaherty are joining Ajay Giunta’s bullying-themed “The Contest” for Percolate Productions. Shooting is now underway in New York.
The story is set in a small-town high school, where two students — a bully and one who has been bullied — are forced to work together in a cooking contest that tests their relationship. [Source: THR]
Kandyse McClure (“Battlestar Galactica”) has joined the cast of Eli Roth’s direct-to-Netflix series “Hemlock Grove” which deals with a young girl’s murder set in a ravaged Pennsylvania steel town.
McClure will play Dr. Chausser, an animal behaviorist with a PHD with a history of self destruction. Famke Janssen and Bill Skarsgard also star. [Source: Deadline]