Casting News: Burt, Snow, Missionary

Burt Wonderstone
Olivia Wilde, Michelle Monaghan, Judy Greer, Sarah Silverman and Jessica Biel are all in contention for the female lead in Don Scardino’s comedy “Burt Wonderstone” at New Line.

Steve Carell and Jim Carrey star as rival magicians on the Las Vegas strip. [Source: Deadline]

Snow White and the Huntsman
BAFTA-nominated actor Johnny Harris (“This Is England ’86,” “Welcome to the Punch”) has joined the cast of Universal’s currently shooting “Snow White and the Huntsman”.

Harris will play one of the dwarves, replacing actor Stephen Graham due to scheduling conflicts with the HBO/BBC miniseries “Parade’s End”. [Source: The Independent]

Dawn Olivieri (“The Vampire Diaries”) will play a single thirtysomething mother in Anthoyn DiBlasi;s independent drama “Missionary”.

The story revolves around a young missionary who has skewed God’s instructions in his efforts to win the affections of a married but separated blue-collar mother (Olivieri) he feels should be his soulmate for eternity. [Source: The Hollywood Reporter]