Casting News: Disconnect, Salem, UNCLE

Disconnect
Paula Patton (“Deja Vu,” “Mission Impossible Ghost Protocol”) has joined the cast of the indie drama “Disconnect”. The story follows several disparate lives that intertwine as the digital technologies intended to bring people closer together push families further apart.

Alexander Skarsgard, Andrea Riseborough, Frank Grillo and Jason Bateman also star. Alex Rubin (“Murderball”) directs the film from a script by Andrew Stern. [Source: Deadline]

Lords of Salem
Rob Zombie has confirmed that pale-eyed 80’s siren Meg Foster (“They Live,” “The Osterman Weekend”) has joined the cast of his “The Lords of Salem” project.

Foster plays Margaret Morgan, the leader of a secret coven of witches in Salem. [Source: Horror Movies.ca]

The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
The latest rumoured favorites for the two lead roles in Steven Soderbergh’s film adaptation of the 60’s spy series “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.” are Joel Kinnaman (TV’s “The Killing”) and Michael Fassbender (“X-Men: First Class”).

Previously mentioned potential candidates include Alexander Skarsgard, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ryan Gosling, Bradley Cooper, Ryan Reynolds, Chris Pine, Christian Bale, Leonardo DiCaprio, Jon Hamm, Russell Crowe, Ewan McGregor and Jude Law. [Source: The Playlist]