Casting News: Soho, 300, 42, Case

King of Soho
Anna Friel (“Pushing Daisies”), Tamsin Egerton (“St. Trinian’s”) and Imogen Poots (“Fright Night”) have joined the cast of Michael Winterbottom’s “King Of Soho” at Film4 and Studiocanal.

The story follows legendary porn publisher and club impresario Paul Raymond (Steve Coogan). Friel plays his first wife, Egerton plays his model girlfriend, Poots plays his daughter. [Source: Deadline]

300: Battle of Artemisia
Jamie Blackley (“uwantme2killhim?”) has scored the co-lead role in Noam Murro’s “300: Battle of Artemisia” for Warner Bros and Legendary Pictures.

Blackley will play Calisto, a teen whose desire to become the heroic man/soldier his father was leads the 16-year-old to become a leader of a small band of soldiers. Sullivan Stapleton also stars. [Source: Deadline]

Nicole Beharie (“Shame”) has joined the cast of the Jackie Robinson biopic “42” playing the famed African-American baseballer’s wife Rachel.

Harrison Ford and Chadwick Boseman star in the film with Ford playing the coach who first took a chance signing him to the big leagues. [Source:]

A Case Of You
Sienna Miller and Brendan Fraser have joined the cast of Kat Coiro’s indie “A Case of You” currently shooting in New York.

The story revolves around a young writer who tries to impress a girl he meets online with an embellished profile, but finds himself in a real mess when she falls for him and he has to keep up the act.

Justin Long, Evan Rachel Wood, Peter Dinklage, Keir O’Donnell and Busy Phillips also star. [Source: Variety]