Casting: Son, Year, Potts, Creatures

The Seventh Son
Olivia Williams will star in an unspecified role in this adaptation of the Spook’s Apprentice series.

The young adult books follows a teen who learns the art of wizardry. Ben Barnes, Jeff Bridges and Julianne Moore also star. [Source: Deadline]

I Give it a Year
Simon Baker and Rafe Spall are set to star in Dan Mazer’s comedy “I Give it a Year” for Working Title.

The story revolves around the comedic trials and tribulations of a pair of newlyweds during their first year as a married couple. [Source: Variety]

Paul Potts Biopic
Katy Perry has been approached to star in a new movie about British opera singer Paul Potts who found fame after winning “Britain’s Got Talent” in 2007.

Harvey Weinstein has confirmed that he wants Perry or Adele to play Potts’ wife, and that Katy seemed “genuinely interested” in the job. [Source: Take 40]

Beautiful Creatures
Emmy Rossum is in final talks to star in Richard LaGravanese’s upcoming romantic film “Beautiful Creatures” which begins shooting in New Orleans in April.

An adaptation of the young-adult novel by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl, the story of a young teen attempting to hide supernatural powers from her small Southern town. Viola Davis, Emma Thompson, and Jack O’Connell have also signed on. [Source: Heat Vision]