Casting News: Pell Mell, Argo, Cloud Atlas

Pell Mell
British character actor Eddie Marsan will star in, write and make his directorial debut on “Pell Mell” for Warp Films.

The story is described as “Shakespeare’s Richard III set in 1960s London” and shooting aims to kick off next year. [Source: Screen Daily]

Argo
Kerry Bishe has joined the cast of Ben Affleck’s political thriller “Argo” at Warner Bros. Pictures. The story follows how the CIA used a fake movie project to smuggle six U.S. diplomats out of Iran in the 70’s.

Bishe is playing Kathy Stafford, an operative who poses as the set designer for the Argo film. Shooting is currently underway in Los Angeles. [Source: The Hollywood Reporter]

Cloud Atlas
Hugh Grant has signed to star in Andy and Lana Wachowski and Tom Tywker’s “Cloud Atlas”. Like the various other actors, he’s expected to take on numerous roles. [Source: Yahoo News]