Casting: Lundgren, Latifah, Wallis, Reed, Thorne

Larceny
Dolph Lundgren will star in R. Ellis Frazier’s action-heist thriller “Larceny” based on a script by Benjamin Budde. R. Ellis Frazier, Justin Nesbitt and Geoffrey Ross will produce.

The story follows a former-operative-turned-professional-thief (Lundgren) contracted by the CIA to break into and take information from the safe at a top secret Mexican prison facility. One problem though, a local cartel boss sends professionals to siege the facility and take back his money which is also in said safe. [Source: Variety]

Miracles from Heaven
Queen Latifah and Martin Henderson have joined Patricia Riggen’s faith-based drama “Miracles From Heaven” at Sony Pictures. Based on Christy Beam’s book of the same name, the film is slated to open March 18th next year.

The story recounts how the author’s young daughter miraculously overcame an incurable, life-threatening digestive disorder. Jennifer Garner plays the mother, Henderson will play the father, and Latifah will play a Boston waitress who befriends the sick girl. [Source: THR]

Come and Find Me
Annabelle Wallis (“Annabelle,” “The Tudors”) will join Aaron Paul in Zack Whedon’s drama “Come and Find Me” in the female lead role of Claire.

The story follows Aaron Paul’s character, David, who must track down his missing girlfriend after he realizes she’s not who she was pretending to be. Shooting starts next month in Vancouver. [Source: Deadline]

Jack Goes Home
Nikki Reed and Britt Robertson have both signed on to actor Thomas Dekker’s indie directorial debut effort, the psychological thriller “Jack Goes Home” which begins shooting in New York state in August. Reed will play the titular Jack’s best friend and Robertson will play his pregnant fiancee.

The story follows an L.A. magazine editor who, after his father is killed in a car crash, travels home to Colorado to help nurse his mother back to health and uncovers long buried secrets and lies within his family history. [Source: THR]

Midnight Sun
Bella Thorne and Patrick Schwarzenegger have been cast as the leads in the young adult love story “Midnight Sun” which Scott Speer (“Step Up: Revolution”) is set to direct from a script by Eric Kirsten. Filming begins in September.

Based on a 2006 Japanese film, Thorne plays a 17-year-old girl sheltered since childhood due to xeroderma pigmentosum, a condition which prevents her from being exposed to sunlight. Fate intervenes when she meets Charlie (Schwarzenegger) and they embark on a summer romance. [Source: Deadline]