Casting: Russell, Highmore, Stiles, Sulkin

Pacific Standard Time
Alex Russell (“Chronicle”), Willa Holand (“Arrow”) and Miguel Gomez (“The Strain”) are set to join Benjamin and Orson Cummings’ “Pacific Standard Time”.

The story is described as a dark and sexy thriller involving 20-somethings trying to live above their means and getting involved in a love triangle that goes terribly wrong. [Source: THR]

The Canterville Ghost
Freddie Highmore (“Bates Motel”), Imelda Staunton (“Maleficent”) and Toby Jones (“The Hunger Games”) have joined the voice cast of Kim Burdon’s animated adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s “The Canterville Ghost”.

Old comedy chums Hugh Laurie and Stephen Fry, along with Miranda Hart, are also part of the comedy which follows a ghost who has been haunting his ancestral home in rural England for three centuries. He’s successfully scared off every previous tenant, until the Otis family from America moves in. [Source: THR]

The Great Gilly Hopkins
Julia Stiles (“The Bourne Ultimatum”) and Bill Cobbs (“Rake”) have joined the cast of the film adaptation of Katherine Paterson’s novel “The Great Gilly Hopkins”.

Sophia Nelisse (“The Book Thief”) plays Gilly, a young girl who dreams of being reunited one day with her mysterious and exotic mother (Stiles). Cobbs plays Gilly’s blind, kindly neighbor. [Source: Deadline]

Don’t Hang Up
Gregg Sulkin (“Wizards of Waverly Place”) has joined the cast of the indie horror tale “Don’t Hang Up”. Filming begins this month in the UK.

Sulkin plays Sam, one of two teenagers whose night of drunken prank calls becomes a nightmare when a stranger turns the tables on them. [Source: Deadline]