Casting: Mortimer, Bowden, Faris

More As the Story Develops
Emily Mortimer is in talks to play the female lead in Aaron Sorkin’s HBO pilot “More As the Story Develops” reports Deadline.

Mortimer would play Mackenzie, producer extraordinaire and the former flame of Jeff Daniels’s character. Marisa Tomei was in talks for the role just a few weeks ago.

Piranha 3DD
“30 Rock” star Katrina Bowden has scored a role in the upcoming sequel “Piranha 3DD” reports IGN.

The actress joins a cast that currently include Danielle Panabaker, Matt Bush, Chris Zylka, David Koechner, Meagan Tandy, Paul James Jordan, Jean-Luc Bilodeau, Hector Jimenez, Adrian Martinez, Clu Gulager and Gary Busey.

The Dictator
“Scary Movie” actress Anna Faris is in negotiations to play the female lead in the Sacha Baron Cohen comedy “The Dictator” at Paramount Pictures reports Reuters.

Cohen plays a deposed foreign dictator living in New York City. Faris will play the owner of a Whole Foods-style store.

Ben Kingsley and Jason Mantzoukas also star. Shooting kicks off June 5th in New York and Spain.