Casting: Lynch, Hammer, McDormand, O’Connor

“”Glee” star Jane Lynch is set to play a nun in the Farrelly’s upcoming “Three Stooges” comedy at 20th Century Fox. Lynch will play the mother superior at the orphanage where Moe, Larry and Curly spent time…” (full details)

“Armie Hammer (“The Social Network”) is in talks to play the title character in “The Lone Ranger” for Disney Pictures. Hammer would star opposite Johnny Depp as Tonto. Ryan Gosling had previously been linked to the role…” (full details)

“Frances McDormand is attached to reprise her stage role of Margie Walsh in the film adaptation of David Lindsay-Abaire’s just opened Broadway play “Good People”. Lindsay-Abaire is currently in negotiations on a script deal with Focus Features for the project in which McDormand plays a high school dropout and single mother of a mentally disabled daughter…” ( full details)

“Frances O’Connor has joined Ted Koland’s comedy indie feature “Lumpy”. The story follows newlyweds (Justin Long, Jess Weixler) after the best man (Tyler Labine) dies suddenly; they meet O’Connor while making some unexpected discoveries about the deceased. Shooting is currently underway in Minnesota…” (full details)