Casting: Pearce, Brolin, Wilson, Collins, Scott

Guy Pearce will join Kristen Stewart and Nicholas Hoult in Drake Doremus’ “Equals”. Filming begins in Japan and Singapore in August.

The futuristic love story takes place in a society where emotions have been eradicated. Ridley Scott will produce. [Source: Screen]

The Nest
Veteran actor James Brolin is set to play the father of Tina Fey and Amy Poehler’s characters in Jason Moore’s comedy “The Nest” at Universal Pictures.

The story follows two sisters who throw one last rager before their parents’ house is sold. Ike Barinholtz also stars in the film currently targeting a December 18th 2015. [Source: Deadline]

Rebel Wilson is set to join the cast of the action comedy “Grimsby” at Sony Pictures. Annabelle Wallis, David Harewood, Ian McShane, Gabourey Sidibe and Johnny Vegas also star.

Mark Strong plays a British black ops agent forced to go on the run with his long-lost English soccer hooligan brother (Sacha Baron Cohen). [Source: Variety]

Triple Nine
Clifton Collins Jr. (“Capote,” “Pacific Rim”) has joined the cast of John Hillcoat’s cop drama “Triple Nine”. Woody Harrelson, Casey Affleck, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Kate Winslet also star and filming begins next month.

The story follows a crew of dirty cops who are blackmailed by the Russian mob to execute a virtually impossible heist. Their plan is turned upside down when the unsuspecting rookie they set up to die foils the attack. [Source: Deadline]

Jem and the Holograms
Stefanie Scott is set to star in Leigh Whannell’s “Insidious: Chapter 3” for Focus Features, eOne, Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions, and Blumhouse Productions.

Plot and character details are being kept under wraps. Scott is currently filming the “Jem and the Holograms” film which Blumhouse Productions is also producing. [Source: Deadline]