Casting: Riley, Helms, Favreau, Moriarty

Kill Your Friends
Tom Riley (“Da Vinci’s Demons”), James Corden (“One Chance”), Craig Roberts (“Submarine”), Georgia King (“Austenland”) and Edward Hogg (“Bunny and the Bull” have joined the comedy “Kill Your Friends”.

Nicholas Hoult plays a 27-year-old A&R man who is slashing and burning his way through the music business, fueled by greed, ambition and inhuman quantities of drugs, looking for the next hit record. [Source: Heat Vision]

Epic Fail
Ed Helms is attached to star in the comedy “Epic Fail” which Lionsgate has just picked up. Mike Arnold and Chris Poole will write the script while Helms, Michael Falbo and Nicky Weinstock will produce.

The story follows an elite, but highly unorthodox, special forces team who take their “dysfunction and excessive firepower” on a desperate mission to save America. The team is led by the heavily mustached ‘The Walrus’. [Source: Heat Vision]

Term Life
Jon Favreau will co-star with his friend Vince Vaughn in the currently filming crime thriller “Term Life” at Universal Pictures.

Vaughn plays a thief who takes out a life insurance policy on himself and then must survive contract killers and dirty cops for the next three weeks for it to activate and thus pay out the funds to his estranged daughter (Hailee Steinfeld). [Source: Deadline]

Erin Moriarty (“True Detective”) has scored the lead role in Phil Claydon’s horror thriller “Crawlspace” for New Line.

The story follows a relocated family who moves into a new home where the previous inhabitants were mysteriously killed. Gary Dauberman penned the script. [Source: Variety]