Casting News: Bosworth, Sackhoff, Kruger

Kate Bosworth is joining Jason Statham and James Franco in the Sylvester Stallone-penned and Gary Fleder-directed action thriller “Homefront” at Millennium Films.

Statham plays an ex-DEA agent who seeks a peaceful life, only to cross paths with drug traffickers and a meth kingpin named Gator (Franco). Bosworth will play Gator’s meth-addicted sister who inadvertently starts the feud after Statham’s son stands up to her bully of a son. [Source: Heat Vision]

Katee Sackhoff (“Battlestar Galactica,” “Longmire”) is set to join “Doctor Who” star Karen Gillan in the horror feature “Oculus” for Intrepid Pictures.

Gillan plays a woman named Kaylie who is convinced a haunted antique mirror is responsible for her parent’s murder, not her incarcerated brother. Sackhoff will play Kaylie’s mother in flashbacks. [Source: Deadline]

The Bridge
Diane Kruger (“Troy,” “Inglourious Basterds”) will play the female lead in FX’s remake of the Scandinavian crime series “The Bridge”. Mexican director Gerardo Naranjo (“Miss Bala”) is helming the pilot.

Kruger plays a “shockingly candid” El Paso homicide detective who must hunt down a serial killer operating on both sides of the American-Mexican border. Shooting kicks off this Fall. [Source: Deadline]