Casting: Mann, Glenn, Ryan, Sangster

The Other Woman
Leslie Mann (“This is 40”) and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (“Game of Thrones”) are in negotiations to star opposite Cameron Diaz in Nick Cassavetes’ new comedy “The Other Woman” at 20th Century Fox.

Diaz plays a woman who finds out that she is “the other woman” in an affair. She teams up with the wife (Mann) to get revenge on the cheating cad of a husband (Coster-Waldau). Shooting kicks off late spring/early summer in New York. [Source: THR]

Scott Glenn, Stephen Tobolowsky and Chris Coy have signed on to star in Basel Owies’ micro-budget thriller “Trigger” for Chapman Filmed Entertainment.

The story focuses on a father and a son both obsessed with understanding evil and the chaos that causes for them. [Source: Deadline]

Amy Ryan (“Gone Baby Gone”) has joined the cast of Alejandro Gonzalez-Inarritu’s comedy “Birdman” at Fox Searchlight and New Regency. Shooting kicks off soon in New York City.

Michael Keaton plays a washed-up actor best known for playing an iconic superhero who puts together a play. His plans for renewed success are put in jeopardy by his egotistical lead stage actor (Edward Norton). Ryan will play Keaton’s character’s long suffering ex-wife. [Source: Deadline]

The Maze Runner
Thomas Brodie-Sangster (“Love Actually,” “Game of Thrones”) has joined the cast of “The Maze Runner” at 20th Century Fox. Sangster will play Newt in the film.

Wes Ball helms the post-apocalyptic tale about a group of boys trapped in an enormous maze who seek their freedom. [Source: Deadline]