Ryan Reynolds remains linked but still unsigned for the upcoming reboot of the “Highlander” franchise. Reynolds was first linked back in May.
Recently however sources have suggested the actor has signed on for the project, reports that have been since shot down. [Source: The Playlist]
Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally have been cast in Jordan Vogt-Roberts’s indie comedy “Toy’s House” alongside Nick Robinson, Gabriel Basso, Moises Arias, Erin Moriarty, Mary Lynn Rasjkub and Alison Brie.
Robinson will take the lead role of Joe Toy, who with teenage friends Patrick (Basso) and Blaggio (Arias) heads out into the wilderness to build a house and live off the land. [Source: Digital Spy]
About Last Night…
Comedian Kevin Hart is the first actor to join the remake of 1986 Demi Moore-Rob Lowe starrer “About Last Night” for Screen Gems.
Hart will play the role originated by Jim Belushi in the film. No director is yet attached to the project. [Source: THR]
Raging Bull II
Cloris Leachman has joined the cast of “Raging Bull II”, the pseudo-prequel and sequel to Martin Scorsese 1980 film about boxer Jake LaMotta that’s currently filming in Los Angeles.
There’s no word at present on what role Leachman will play. [Source: Deadline]