Casting: Riddick, Lowlife, Warren, Object

WWE wrestling star Dave Bautista (“The Scorpion King 3: Battle For Redemption,” “Relative Strangers”) has joined the cast of David Twohy’s “Riddick” as a character named Diaz.

The film is currently shooting in Montreal and Bautista’s role is said to be significant. [Source: The Hollywood Reporter]

“The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2” actress Angela Sarafyan will star opposite Marion Cotillard as her sister in the James Gray’s currently filming “Lowlife”. Joaquin Phoenix and Jeremy Renner also star.

Cotillard plays a woman attempting to immigrate from Poland. While sailing to Ellis Island, her sister grows deathly ill and she is forced to trade sexual favors for medicine and food to keep her sister alive. [Source: Deadline]

The Warren Files
Youngsters Mackenzie Foy and Joey King, who have key parts in the upcoming “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2” and “The Dark Knight Rises” respectively, have been signed to star in James Wan’s horror thriller “The Warren Files” at New Line.

Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson play supernatural investigators looking into the case of a family who claims their Rhode Island farmhouse is inhabited by spirits. [Source: Deadline]

Object of Beauty
Amy Adams will star in and produce a film adaptation of Steve Martin’s novel “Object of Beauty” at Maven Pictures. Trudie Styler and Celine Rattray will produce.

The story follows an art entrepreneur over fifteen years of her life, as she acquires her own gallery, travels the world and tangles romantically with a series of men, including one who becomes a famous artist. [Source: Risky Biz Blog]