Casting: M. Sheen, S. Glenn, S. Stone

Masters of Sex
Michael Sheen is set to replace Paul Bettany in the John Madden-directed pilot for Showtime’s new drama series “Masters of Sex” which begins shooting in March in New York City.

Sheen plays William Masters, a man who explored the science of human sexuality and whose research touched off the sexual revolution. Lizzy Caplan (“Party Down”) is set to co-star as Virginia Johnson. [Source: The Live Feed]

Sharon Stone will play a married woman who has a one-night stand with a student in Tony Kaye’s sexual thriller “Attachment” for W2 Media and Panther Films.

Christopher Denham penned the script in which the indiscretion comes back to haunt the woman when her lover begins to date her daughter and stalk her family. Shooting kicks off in April. [Source: The Hollywood Reporter]

Red Machine
Scott Glenn, Adam Beach, Michaela McManus, and Kelly Curran have rounded out the cast of David Hackl’s “Red Machine” at Indomitable Entertainment and Paul Schiff Prods.

James Marsden, Piper Perabo, Thomas Jane and Billy Bob Thornton star in the story of two estranged brothers on a camping trip with their girlfriends relentlessly stalked by a horrifying grizzly bear. [Source: Variety]