Casting News: Armitage, Dunst, Gustin

Category Six
Richard Armitage (“The Hobbit,” “Spooks”) and Sarah Wayne Callies (“Walking Dead”) will top line the untitled tornado film previously known as “Category Six”.

Steve Quale directs the story of a group of high school teens dealing with the aftermath of a devastating tornado. [Source: Deadline]

Two Faces of January
Studiocanal and Working Title are teaming to produce Hossein Amini’s thriller “Two Faces of January” based on Patricia Highsmith’s novel.

Kirsten Dunst has joined the cast in the female lead opposite Viggo Mortensen and Oscar Isaac in the male lead roles. [Source: Variety]

Grant Gustin (“Glee”) has scored the lead role in the Kevin Asch-directed, New York-set indie “Affluenza”. Shooting kicks off next week in New York.

Gustin plays a preppy alpha male jock who hails from a wealthy family. A turn of events during the financial crisis of 2008 forces him to face life in the real world. [Source: The Live Feed]