Casting News: Depp, Vaughn, Jenkins

The Grand Budapest Hotel
Johnny Depp is now confirmed to be teaming with Wes Anderson for his next project at Indian Paintbrush. The project marks the filmmaker’s first time shooting in Europe.

No details regarding the film’s plot or Depp’s character have been revealed yet beyond the title. [Source: THR]

New Regency has bought Randall Wallace’s pitch “Gunslingers” which is being shaped as a Vince Vaughn starring and producing vehicle.

The action adventure is set in modern-day Los Angeles, where “heroic and iconic characters from the past collide with contemporary urban reality”. [Source: Deadline]

White House Down
Richard Jenkins is in talks for a key role in Roland Emmerich’s action drama “White House Down” at Sony Pictures. The story finds the White House under siege by a paramilitary group that holds everyone inside hostage.

Jenkins is making a deal to play the Speaker of the House, who trails the Vice President in America’s presidential line of succession. Channing Tatum, Jamie Foxx, Maggie Gyllenhaal and James Woods co-star. [Source: Variety]