Casting: Murphy, Grace, Gere, Jones

The Free World
Cillian Murphy is set to co-star with Bryce Dallas Howard in “Restless” scribe Jason Lew’s directorial debut “The Free World”. Filming begins this Fall.

Murphy will play a man trying to re-adjust to civilian life after a brutal twenty-year prison stint. His world collides witha mysterious woman (Howard) with a violent past. [Source: Screen]

Topher Grace will star and Patricia Clarkson is in negotiations to co-star in Dennis Iliadis’ supernatural thriller “Home” for Blumhouse Productions and Universal Pictures. Leonardo DiCaprio. Jennifer Killoran, Jason Blum and Graham King will produce.

Adam Alleca’s script follows a man (Grace), recently released from a mental institute, who inherits a mansion after his parents die. After a series of disturbing events, he comes to believe it is haunted. [Source: Heat Vision]

Time Out Of Mind
Richard Gere will produce and star in Oren Moverman’s “Time Out Of Mind”. Moverman has adapted the script from a story by Jeffrey Caine.

Gere plays a New York man who ends up in a homeless shelter and struggles to put the pieces of his life back together and fix a troubled relationship with his estranged daughter. [Source: Screen]

Good Kill
January Jones has signed on to star in Andrew Niccol’s “Good Kill”. Jones will play the wife of Ethan Hawke’s fighter pilot-turned-drone operator character. Filming resumes next month in New Mexico.

Hawke plays a man fighting the Taliban by remote during the day, a soldier who begins to question if he is creating more terrorists than he is killing in a seemingly endless war. [Source: Deadline]