Oz: The Great and Powerful
Sam Raimi’s good luck charm Bruce Campbell (“Evil Dead,” “Burn Notice”) has joined the cast of Raimi’s “Oz: The Great and Powerful” at Disney Pictures.
Campbell says he doesn’t know what his role is but it is pivotal. Shooting is currently underway in Pontiac, Michigan. [Source: Twitter]
Nick Nolte has joined the cast of “Parker”, Taylor Hackford’s adaptation of the character from Donald E. Westlake’s novel series.
Jason Statham, Jennifer Lopez, Micheal Chiklis and Wendell Pierce star in the film which has begun production. [Source: Twitter]
Bert and Arnie’s Guide to Friendship
Matt Oberg, Stephen Schneider and Anna Chlumsky have all joined Jeff Kaplan’s currently shooting NYC indie comedy “Bert and Arnie’s Guide to Friendship”.
Oberg plays a sensitive professor and author of feminist literature who deep down churns with sexual frustration, while Schneider is a a loud, obnoxious, womanizing businessman. [Source: Variety]
“High School Musical” star Corbin Bleu has joined the cast of Douglas Aarniokoski’s “Nurse 3D” for Lionsgate.
Bleu will play the boyfriend of Katrina Bowden’s character, a fellow nurse of the titular Nurse Abby (Paz de la Huerta). [Source: Variety]