Thomas Sadoski (“The Newsroom”) is in negotiations to join Reese Witherspoon in Jean-Marc Vallee’s “Wild,” an adaptation of Cheryl Strayed’s non-fiction book.
The story centers on a young woman who seeks a fresh start by hiking 1,000 miles of the Pacific Coast Trail. Sadoski will play her ex-husband who cares for her despite her infidelities. [Source: THR]
Cynthia Nixon (“Sex and the City”) will join Morgan Freeman and Diane Keaton in Richard Loncraine’s “Life Itself”. Filming begins in New York City next week.
The story follows a a married couple who get swept into a real estate bidding war when they put their Manhattan apartment on the market. Nixon will play Keaton’s niece who serves as her real estate broker. [Source: The Wrap]
Ellie Kemper (“The Office”) has joined the cast of the comedy “Sex Tape” at Sony Pictures. Rob Lowe and Rob Corddry also star.
The story follows a married couple who take advantage of a rare night to themselves to make a sex video. Their private footage is accidentally synched to other devices and they embark on a quest to retrieve them. [Source: Variety]
Charlotte Gainsbourg (“Melancholia”) has been cast in Asia Argento’s “Misunderstood”. Gabriel Garko and Julia Salerno will also star.
Details on the movie, Argento’s third time behind the camera, are being kept under wraps. [Source: Digital Spy]