Casting: Pettyfer, Norris, Kittles, Fraser

“Magic Mike” star Alex Pettyfer is in final negotiations to play Kristen Stewart’s on-screen boyfriend in Nick Cassavetes’ “Cali” which begins shooting later this Summer.

The story centers on a San Fernando Valley couple who decide to fake the girl’s death by making a snuff film and skipping town with loads of cash. Years later, she returns home to save her younger sister. [Source: Variety]

The Counselor
Dean Norris, best known for playing the brother-in-law to Bryan Cranston’s Walter White character in “Breaking Bad”, has joined Ridley Scott’s “The Counselor”.

Cormac McCarthy penned the script, about a lawyer who attempts to get into the drug business. Michael Fassbender, Brad Pitt, Cameron Diaz, Javier Bardem and Penelope Cruz also star. [Source: ]

Olympus Has Fallen
Tory Kittles (“The Sapphires”) has joined the cast of the White House-set action thriller “Olympus Has Fallen” at Nu Image/Millennium.

Gerard Butler plays an unlikely Secret Service agent trying to stop Korean terrorists who have taken over the White House and take the president (Aaron Eckhart) hostage. Kittles will play a member of the President’s security details. [Source: Heat Vision]

In with the Outlaws
Brendan Fraser and Annabelle Wallis are set to star in Andrew Morahan’s wild-west comedy “In with the Outlaws” which will be shot at the Shepperton Studios in the UK from September.

The story follows a sheriff and his troupe of hapless sidekicks trying to rid their hometown of the sheriff’s own notorious outlaw family. [Source: Screen Daily]