Casting News: Disconnect, Zombies, Mike

Max Thieriot (“Jumper,” “Chloe”) has joined the cast of Henry Alex Rubin’s $8-10 million indie drama “Disconnect”.

The story deals with disparate lives that intertwine as the digital technologies intended to bring people closer together push families further apart. [Source: Deadline]

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
“Gossip Girl” star Blake Lively is reportedly the latest to be offered the lead role in the Craig Gillespie-directed film adaptation of Seth Grahame-Smith’s “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies”.

Emma Stone, Mia Wasikowska, Scarlett Johansson and Natalie Portman have all been linked in the past. [Source: Twitchfilm]

Magic Mike
Mircea Monroe (“The Change-Up,” “Tekken”) has joined the cast of Steven Soderbergh’s male stripper flick “Magic Mike”.

Monroe will portray the girlfriend of Matthew Bomer’s character in the film which is currently shooting in Los Angeles. [Source: Variety]