Casting News: Heard, Roth, Dyer

Three Days To Kill
Amber Heard has closed a deal to star in McG’s action thriller “Three Days to Kill” at EuropaCorp and Relativity Media. Kevin Costner plays a dying Secret Service agent who decides to retire in order to reconnect with his estranged family.

Heard plays a woman who offers him access to an experimental drug that could save his life in exchange for one last assignment, which Costner must complete while coping with the drug’s hallucinatory side effects. [Source: Variety]

The Jesuit
Tim Roth, Brian Cox, Tommy Flanagan and Neal McDonough have joined the cast of Alfonso Pineda Ulloa’s English-language revenge thriller “The Jesuit”. The Paul Schrader-penned project is currently shooting in Mexico.

Jose Maria Yazpik plays an ex-convict forced to take matters into his own hands after his wife is killed and his son is kidnapped. Shannyn Sossamon and Paz Vega also star. [Source: THR]

Danny Dyer, Kate Magowan and Josef Altin are set to star in Stephen Reynolds’ UK urban vigilante drama “Vendetta” at Chata Pictures. Shooting kicks off next year.

The story follows a former special ops interrogation officer who has to track down a gang who brutally murdered his parents during a home invasion. [Source: Screen Daily]