Casting News: Williams, Kline, Machado

The Butler
Robin Williams is set to go bald as he’s been cast as President Dwight D. Eisenhower in Lee Daniel’s true story biopic “The Butler”.

The film follows Eugene Allen, a White House employee who served eight First Families over the course of three decades. Shooting kicks off later this month in New Orleans. [Source: THR]

Last Vegas
Kevin Kline will join Robert De Niro, Morgan Freeman and Michael Douglas as the fourth buddy in Jon Turteltaub’s comedy “Last Vegas” at CBS Films and Good Universe.

The story follows four old friends who decide to throw a Las Vegas bachelor party for the only one of them who has remained single. Shooting kicks off this Fall. [Source: Deadline]

The Hive
Justina Machado (“Six Feet Under”) has joined the cast of Brad Anderson’s currently shooting indie thriller “The Hive” at WWE Studios.

The news comes as Halle Berry has been rushed to hospital after a minor injury on-set. [Source: Variety]