Lea Seydoux (“Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol”) will play the lead voice in Remi Chaye’s $10 million animated feature “Longway North”.
Written by Claire Paoletti and Patricia Valeix and set in the 1890’s, the story follows an aristocratic girl who flees St. Petersburg to rescue her grandfather, a renowned explorer lost in the Arctic. [Source: Chicago Tribune]
Ben Schwartz (“House of Lies,” “Parks and Recreation”) has joined the Brad Furman-directed online gambling drama “Runner, Runner” at New Regency. Shooting kicks off this Summer in Puerto Rico.
Justin Timberlake plays the protege of an offshore gaming CEO (Ben Affleck) after losing money to him, and tensions later arise. Schwartz will play Timberlake’s friend. [Source: THR]
Woody Allen’s Next
Louis C.K. and Andrew Dice Clay have joined the cast of Woody Allen’s latest untitled film to be shot in New York and San Francisco this summer.
The pair join Alec Baldwin, Cate Blanchett, Bobby Cannavale, Michael Emerson, Sally Hawkins and Peter Sarsgaard in the project. [Source: Deadline]
Johnny Galecki, Mickey Sumner and Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins have joined Randall Miller’s biopic of seminal New York live music venue “CBGB”.
Galecki plays music manager Terry Ork, Sumner is Patti Smith, and Hawkins will play Iggy Pop. Shooting kicks off June 25th in Savannah, Georgia. [Source: THR]