Casting: Pattinson, Heard, Jewel, Biehn

The Rover
Robert Pattinson will be joining Guy Pearce in “Animal Kingdom” director David Michod’s “The Rover”. The “Twilight” star will play a character named Reynolds.

The story is set in the near future as one man relentless pursues the men who stole his car through the wild and rough Australian outback. [Source: Deadline]

Machete Kills
Amber Heard will play a manipulative assassin codenamed Miss San Antonio in Robert Rodriguez’s upcoming sequel “Machete Kills” at Fox. Shooting is scheduled to kick off in Austin, Texas shortly – which is also Heard’s home town.

The story has the ex-federale (Danny Trejo) recruited by the U.S. government to stop an arms dealer (Mel Gibson) from launching a deadly missile. [Source: Variety]

The June Carter Cash Story
Lifetime has tapped singer Jewel to star in ” The June Carter Cash Story”, a biopic about the late country singer.

The story that tracks June’s life from her childhood in Virginia through her rise to fame as she performed with icons like Elvis Presley and her relationship with Johnny Cash. [Source: The Live Feed]

Michael Biehn, Jennifer Blanc Biehn, Sarah Butler, Caitlin Keats, Chris Meyer and Matthew Ziff will all star in Travis Romero’s thriller “Treachery”.

Biehn plays a man reunited with his estranged son at a remote wedding party. When a storm strands the party, ugly truths are revealed. Shooting kicks off in Los Angeles in June. [Source: Heat Vision]