Casting News: Hurt, Streep, Shaw, Riggle

Snow Piercer
John Hurt and Tilda Swinton have both jumped onboard the English language directorial debut of South Korean director Bong Joon-ho called “Snow Piercer”, a train-based thriller set in a world covered in ice. Chris Evans and Jamie Bell also star. [Source: The Telegraph]

To the Arctic 3D
IMAX Corporation, MacGillivray Freeman Films, and Warner Bros. Pictures today announced that two-time Academy Award winner Meryl Streep will narrate “To the Arctic 3D” which will be released exclusively to select IMAX theatres starting April 20th 2012. [Source: Digital Spy]

Child’s Play
Vinessa Shaw, Ebon Moss and Daniel Gimenez Cacho have joined the cast of “Child’s Play”, a Spanish language remake of the 1976 thriller “Who Could Kill a Child?”.

Shaw plays a pregnant woman whose remote island getaway is terrorized by possessed children. [Source: Screen Daily]

Hell & Back
Rob Riggle, Brian Posehn and Kumail Nanjiani have all joined the cast of the stop-motion animated comedy “Hell & Back” for ShadowMachine.

T.J. Miller and Nick Swardson star as two best friends who must rescue their buddy when he’s accidentally dragged to hell. [Source: Variety]