Casting News: Morse, Davis, Shaw

World War Z
David Morse has joined the cast of Marc Forster’s zombie post-apocalypse “World War Z” at Paramount Pictures.

Morse will play a prisoner living in an abandoned jail. Morse joins a cast that includes Brad Pitt, Mireille Enos and James Badge Dale. [Source: Deadline]

Hope Davis has scored a role in Henry Alex Rubin’s ensemble drama “Disconnect” which also stars the likes of Alexander Skarsgard, Max Theriot, Andrea Riseborough, Paula Patton and Jason Bateman.

The story revolves around disparate lives that intertwine as the digital technologies intended to bring people closer together push families further apart. Davis will play a woman coping with her son’s attempted suicide while simultaneously trying to find her own identity. [Source: Deadline]

Vinessa Shaw, Rob Kazinsky, Bess Wohl and Ross Partridge are set to star in the indie dark modern romantic fairy tale “Siren”

The story follows a girl with a very unique curse: her scent makes her irresistible to all men. Jesse Peyronel directs from a script he wrote two years ago and will shoot the film in Massachusetts. [Source: Heat Vision]