Casting News: Sackhoff, Huston, Burrows

Katee Sackhoff (“Battlestar Galactica,” “Riddick”) has signed on to re-team with her “Oculus” director Mike Flanagan for his next project “Somnia”. Filming begins later this fall.

Flanagan and Jeff Howard penned the psychological horror tale about an orphaned child whose dreams manifest physically as he sleeps. The story explores the parental bonds amidst sequences of visceral terror conjured by a child’s imagination. [Source: Deadline]

American Horror Story
Danny Huston will join the cast of “American Horror Story: Coven” at FX. The story for this third season centers on a group of witches headed by Fiona (Jessica Lange).

Ryan Murphy tweeted the news, saying: “Jessica Lange’s got a sexy (and dangerous) BF this year: welcome to Coven Mr. Danny Huston!.” [Source: Deadline]

Love is Strange
Darren Burrows (“Forty Shades Of Blue”) has joined the cast of Ira Sachs’ “Love Is Strange” which is currently in production in New York City.

Alfred Molina and John Lithgow play a recently married gay couple forced to live separately with friends and family when one loses his job. Burrows plays the husband of Marisa Tomei’s character. [Source: Deadline]