Casting: Oyelowo, Gagnon, Harbour, Glau

David Oyelowo (“Rise of the Planet of the Apes,” “The Help”) will star in Elliott Lester’s indie drama “Nightingale” at BN Films. The project is currently shooting in Los Angeles.

Oyelowo will play Peter Snowden, a man obsessively in love with an old Army friend who begins to spiral downward as the pair’s reunion approaches. [Source: Deadline]

Wish I Was Here
Seven-year-old Pierce Gagnon (“Looper”) has joined the cast of Zach Braff’s “Wish I Was Here”.

Gagnon will play Tucker, the son of Braff’s character, in the Kickstarter-backed feature. [Source: Deadline]

The Equalizer
David Harbour has joined the cast of Antoine Fuqua’s “The Equalizer” feature reboot at Sony Pictures. Martin Csokas, Melissa Leo and Chloe Moretz also star.

Denzel Washington stars as a shadowy ex-covert ops officer who helps those in need. Harbour plays a crooked CIA intelligence officer who helps pursue Washington’s character. [Source: Deadline]

“Firefly” and “Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles” actress Summer Glau has scored a major recurring role in the second season of The CW’s breakout action drama “Arrow”.

Glau will play the “enigmatically beautiful” and “dangerous” Isabel Rochev, VP of acquisitions at Stellmoor International, a company looking to take over Queen Consolidated. [Source: The Live Feed]