John Cho (“Star Trek,” “Harold and Kumar”) has joined the cast of Sony’s remake of “Total Recall” which begins shooting Monday in Toronto.
Cho will play McClane, the smooth-talking rep for Rekall Industries who tempts Colin Farrell’s Douglas Quaid to implant fantastic memories into his brain. [Source: EW]
My Mother’s Curse
Colin Hanks has joined the Seth Rogen and Barbra Streisand-led road movie “My Mother’s Curse” for Paramount and Skydance Productions. Filming begins in June.
Hanks will play the husband of Rogen’s high school sweetheart (Yvonne Strahovski). The pair let Rogen and Streisand crash in their house after they get caught in a blizzard. [Source: The Hollywood Reporter]
21 And Over
Miles Teller has signed on to star in the comedy “21 And Over” for Mandeville Films and Relativity Media. “The Hangover” writers Jon Lucas and Scott Moore penned and will direct.
The story follows two childhood friends drag their straight-arrow buddy out to celebrate his 21st birthday the night before an all-important med school interview. [Source: Deadline]
The Baby Maker
Paul Schneider (“Lars and the Real Girl”) has joined the cast of comedy troupe Broken Lizard’s new movie “The Baby Maker”.
The story follows a married couple who fail to conceive, prompting the husband to plan the heist of a Pasadena sperm bank to get an old deposit he made back.
Jay Chandrasekhar directs from a script by Peter Gaulke and Gerry Swallow. [Source: Variety]