Casting: Meloni, O’Brien, Williams, Hudson

They Came Together
Christopher Meloni is joining the cast of David Wain’s rom-com “They Came Together” at Lionsgate which stars Paul Rudd and Amy Poehler.

Meloni will play Paul Rudd’s boss, the CEO of CorporateCo Corporation and Co., Inc. Shooting kicks off in July. [Source: The Live Feed]

The Internship
Dylan O’Brien (TV’s “Teen Wolf”) has joined the cast of Shawn Levy’s “The Internship” for 20th Century Fox. Shooting kicks off next week.

Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson star as two unemployed salesmen who become interns at a high-tech company in an attempt to reinvent themselves. Dylan O’Brien will play one of the other interns. [Source: Variety]

12 Years a Slave
Michael Kenneth Williams has been added to the cast of Steve McQueen’s “Twelve Years A Slave” about a free black man who is drugged and dragged to the South to be sold into slavery.

Williams will play “Robert,” a mutinous slave. Michael Fassbender, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Brad Pitt, Garret Dillahunt, Paul Dano and Taran Killam also star. [Source: Deadline]

Jennifer Hudson has booked a multi-episode arc on NBC’s musical drama “Smash”.

Hudson will play Veronica Moore, a Tony-winning stage actress who tangles with the players of the fictional musical “Bombshell”. [Source: The LA Times]