Casting: Lilly, Pearce, Hudgens, Maclean, Plaza

Casting Lilly Pearce Hudgens Plaza

Till Death
Jason Sudeikis (“We’re the Millers”) and Evangeline Lilly (“Ant-Man and the Wasp”) have been cast in “Big Bad Wolves” helmer Aharon Keshales’ action thriller “Till Death” which he co-wrote with Navot Papushado and Kai Mark. Filming will begin in January.

The story follows a convicted felon who gets early parole after serving twelve years for armed robbery. Upon his release, he vows to give Annie, his childhood love, now dying from cancer, the best last year of her life – unfortunately, it’s not that simple. [Source: Deadline]

The Seventh Day
Guy Pearce will lead the horror movie “The Seventh Day” for director Justin P. Lange (“The Dark”) and producers Cinestate and Fangoria. The story follows a renowned exorcist who teams up with a rookie priest for his first day of training. As they plunge deeper into hell on earth, the lines between good and evil blur, and their own demons emerge. [Source: Deadline]

Tick Tick Boom
Vanessa Hudgens, Alexandra Shipp and Robin de Jesus have joined Lin Manuel Miranda’s upcoming film adaptation of the stage musical “tick, tick… BOOM” for Netflix. Andrew Garfield will lead the autobiographical musical from late “Rent” creator Jonathan Larson.

Set in 1990, the story follows an aspiring theater composer who is waiting tables in New York City while writing Superbia, which he hopes will be the next great American musical and his big break. Tony Award-winning scribe Steven Levenson is penning the script. [Source: THR]

The Craft
Donald MacLean Jr. has joined the cast of the remake of 1996 supernatural thriller “The Craft” at Blumhouse, Red Wagon and Sony. Michelle Monaghan, David Duchovny, Cailee Spaeny, Gideon Adlon, Lovie Simone, Zoey Luna, Nicholas Galitzine and Julian Grey co-star

Zoe Lister-Jones helms the new take on the story of a newcomer at a high school who falls in with a trio of outcast teenage girls who practice witchcraft, and wage curses against those who tick them off. [Source: Bloody Disgusting]

Best Sellers
Aubrey Plaza and Scott Speedman are joining Michael Caine in Lina Roessler’s directorial debut effort “Best Sellers” which has begun filming. Based on Anthony Grieco’s original screenplay, Caine plays a has-been author on a wild book tour with a young hopeful editor (Plaza) trying to save her father’s boutique publishing house. [Source: THR]