Our Kind of Traitor
Damian Lewis (“Homeland”), Jeremy Northam (“Mimic”) and Naomie Harris (“Skyfall”) have joined Susanna White’s adaptation of John Le Carre’s spy thriller “Our Kind of Traitor”. Ewan McGregor and Stellan Skarsgard also star.
The plot centers on an English couple vacationing in Antigua who become entangled in the dealings of a Russian mobster desperate to defect. Lewis will play a member of British Intelligence. [Source: THR]
Leland Orser will reprise his role as the best friend of Liam Neeson’s character in the upcoming “Taken 3” at 20th Century Fox. Filming begins at the end of March.
Maggie Grace, Famke Janssen and Jon Gries are also returning for the new film, no story details are presently available. [Source: Deadline]
Corey Stoll (“House of Cards,” “Non-Stop”) has joined the cast of Edgar Wright’s “Ant-Man” at Marvel Studios. Stoll’s role is unknown at this point.
Stoll joins a cast that includes Michael Douglas and Paul Rudd as Hank Pym and Scott Lang, Evangeline Lilly, Patrick Wilson and Michael Pena. Shooting begins next month. [Source: Variety]
Amy Ryan (“Breathe In”) has landed a role in Chris Wedge’s live-action meets CG-animated “Monster Trucks” at Paramount Pictures.
Ryan will play a the single mom trying to make ends meet while raising her teenage son. Further story details are under wraps. [Source: Deadline]
Blake Jenner (“Glee”) has joined the cast of “Crawlspace” for New Line. Michael Vartan plays a widower with a daughter who stars over in a new house in the suburbs – a house with a dark secret.
Jenner plays Tommy, who discovers the horrors hidden within the house’s walls. Filming began yesterday in Los Angeles. [Source: Deadline]