Casting News: ACOD, Switch, Shoplifters

“Party Down” co-stars Adam Scott and Jane Lynch are re-teaming on Stuart Zicherman’s comedy “A.C.O.D.” at Black Bear Pictures.

Zicherman and Ben Karlin penned the script about a down on her luck author and therapist (Lynch) who jumps at the chance to regain the spotlight when her former patient Carter (Scott) shows up seeking her advice. [Source: Deadline]

“Modern Family” star Ty Burrell has joined the cast of Daniel Schechter’s “Switch”, an adaptation of Elmore Leonard’s novel featuring younger versions of two characters seen in Tarantino’s “Jackie Brown”.

Burrell will play a married country club member who has a crush on the wife of a crooked Detroit real estate magnate and who witnesses her kidnapping. Shooting kicks off in May. [Source: EW]

Shoplifters of the World
James Frecheville, Jessica Brown-Findlay, Jeremy Allen White and Thomas Brodie Sangster have signed on for Stephen Kijak’s ensemble comedy “Shoplifters of the World”.

Set in 1987 and based on true events, the story follows an American man so devastated by the breakup of The Smiths he broke into a heavy metal radio station, taking the DJ hostage and demanding that he play non-stop Smiths songs. [Source: Screen Daily]