Casting: Piranha, Hunger, Ride, Zigzag

Piranha 3DD
David Hasselhoff has joined the cast of “Piranha 3DD” according to an official press release from The Weinstein Company.

No word on what role the former “Baywatch” star will play, though it does say he will face the terror of the flesh-eating fish at The Big Wet Water Park were most of the film is set.

The Hunger Games
The final two tributes have been locked. Alexander Ludwig (“Race to Witch Mountain”) and Isabelle Fuhrman (“Orphan”) have been cast in the pivotal roles of District 2’s Cato and Clove, respectively.

In the novel, the pair prove to be the main obstacles for protagonist Katniss and teammate Peeta during the games, while District 2 is amongst the better fed and most powerful of the districts.

Helen Hunt is set to star in, produce and direct the romantic comedy “Ride” for Night & Day Pictures says Deadline.

Hunt will play the mother of a 20-year-old NYU student, and when he leaves for a summer in California, this strong-willed magazine-editor mother is alarmed. When he reveals he’s abandoning school for the surfing life, she follows him to L.A. There, each finds their own version of love, sex and self discovery.

Michael Roiff, Matthew Carnahan and Moon Blauner will also produce. The project marks her second turn at directing a feature after “Then She Found Me”.

Isabella Rossellini has joined the cast of Vincent Bal’s film adaptation of David Gross’ novel “The Zigzag Kid” reports Variety.

The novel’s story follows a police detective’s son led astray on a journey between Jerusalem and Haifa. This film will shift the locations to the Netherlands and southern France.

Rossellini will play singer Lola Ciperola, one of two shady characters who come into the life of the 13-year-old protagonist. The cast will speak in both English and Dutch.