Casting: Olyphant, Hathaway, Dern, Marshall

Untitled Edward Snowden Film
“Justified” star Timothy Olyphant is in negotiations to join Oliver Stone’s untitled Edward Snowden film. Stone directs from a screenplay he co-wrote with Kieran Fitzgerald.

Olyphant would play a CIA agent who befriended Snowden ( Joseph Gordon-Levitt) before he fled to Russia to seek asylum after leaking thousands of classified NSA documents. Shailene Woodley and Tom Wilkinson are also onboard while Melissa Leo and Zachary Quinto are in talks for supporting roles. [Source: Variety]

The Burning Woman
Anne Hathaway is circling to star in “The Burning Woman” which Scott Free’s Ridley Scott, Michael Schaefer and Michael Pruss will produce from a script by Brad Ingelsby. Set in a small, blue-collar town in Pennsylvania, Hathaway plays a woman whose teen daughter goes missing and she is left to raise her infant grandson alone.

The story is told over the course of eleven years, from the time her daughter vanishes, through the the trials-and-tribulations of subsequent years looking for closure, leading up the long-awaited discovery of the truth. [Source: Deadline]

Untitled Kelly Reichardt Film
Laura Dern is in talks and Jared Harris and James Le Gros are set to join Michelle Williams in “Wendy and Lucy” filmmaker Kelly Reichardt’s next untitled indie film. Shooting begins this Spring in Montana.

Details of the story are unknown, but it is said to be based on short stories by Maile Meloy. Anish Savjani and Neil Koop are producing. [Source: THR]

Guardians of the Galaxy: The Animated Series
The major voice cast line-up for Disney XD’s animated “Guardians of the Galaxy” series has now been revealed in full ahead of the show’s premiere later this year. Vanessa Marshall is Gamora, David Sobolov is Drax, Will Friedle is Star-Lord, Trevor Devall is Rocket Raccoon, Kevin Michael Richardson is Groot and James Arnold Taylor is both Cosmo and Fondu. [Source: The Live Feed]