Casting: McGregor, Close, Habel, Woll

Son of a Gun
Ewan McGregor will top line Julius Avery’s Australian visceral heist thriller “Son of a Gun” which begins shooting early next year.

The story centers on a complex relationship between Australia’s public enemy No. 1 (McGregor) and his young protege. [Source: THR]

The Grace That Keeps This World
Glenn Close, James Franco and Brit Marling will star in Azazel Jacobs’ “The Grace That Keeps This World” which is based on the novel by Tom Bailey and adapted by Matthew Aldrich.

The story follows conflicts between a father and his sons that arise when a rookie environmental cop begins an investigation of hunting violations, a search which reveals a family divided by their life choices. [Source: Deadline]

Deep Burial
Sarah Habel, Tom Sizemore and Dominic Monaghan will star in Dagen Merrill’s indie drama “Deep Burial”. Adam Gyngell and Federico Fernandez-Armestoby penned the script.

The story is set on a remote nuclear power plant where a safety inspector (Habel) discovers that their nuclear containment scientist and lead maintenance man have either both gone mad or are no longer the men they claim to be. [Source: Variety]

Are We Officially Dating?
“True Blood” actress Deborah Ann Woll has signed on for the romantic comedy “Are We Officially Dating?” starring Zac Efron.

The story follows three male friends in New York City who make a pledge to stay single just as each of them starts to fall in love. Shooting kicks off next month. [Source: Deadline]