Casting News: D’Arcy, Snow, Sorvino

Cloud Atlas
James D’Arcy has signed on for the Wachowski and Tom Tykwer’s ambitious ensemble “Cloud Atlas” adapted from David Mitchell’s novel.

D’Arcy role is unspecified at present. He joins a cast that includes Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Natalie Portman, Hugo Weaving, Hugh Grant, Susan Sarandon, Ben Whishaw, Jim Broadbent, and Jim Sturgess. [Source: Variety]

Pitch Perfect
Brittany Snow has joined the cast of Jason Moore’s a cappella singing comedy “Pitch Perfect” at Universal Pictures.

Anna Kendrick plays the new singer of the Divisi, an a cappella group determined to beat their male counterpart The Treblemakers. Snow plays Chloe, one of the singers with a hardened personality. [Source: Risky Biz BLog]

The Class Project
Mira Sorvino has joined the cast of Stanley M. Brooks’ true crime story “The Class Project” currently shooting in Winnipeg from a script by Fab Filippo and Adam Till.

Abigail Breslin and Georgie Henley play Canadian sisters who have been at the mercy of their alcoholic mother (Sorvino) and her abusive boyfriends. They plot to kill her in order to collect the insurance money. [Source: Variety]