Casting News: Recall, Seeking, Rapture

Total Recall
Bokeem Woodbine is in talks to join the Len Wiseman-directed reboot of “Total Recall” at Sony Pictures reports Variety. Woodbine will play the best friend to Colin Farrell’s Douglas Quaid, and has developed a big-brother style relationship with him.

At present Farrell is the only locked cast member. Bryan Cranston, Kate Beckinsale and Jessica Biel have all been offered roles but none of them are confirmed deals as yet.

Seeking a Friend for the End of the World
Adam Brody, Rob Corddry and William Petersen are all likely to join the cast of the sci-fi rom-com “Seeking a Friend for the End of the World” reports Variety.

Steve Carell plays a man on a quest for human companionship as Earth faces its final days.

Lorene Scafaria penned and will direct the project. Shooting kicks off at the end of the May in Los Angeles.

“Up in the Air” star Anna Kendrick and “Bones” actor John Francis Daley are in talks to join the post-apocalyptic comedy feature “Rapture-Palooza” for Lionsgate reports Reuters.

The story is a comedic look at life in the fallout of a religious apocalypse. Craig Robinson (“The Office”) will also star.