Casting: Spall, Bettany, Scott, Rahim

I Give It a Year
Rafe Spall (“Prometheus,” “Anonymous”) is in talks to headline Dan Mazer’s romantic comedy “I Give It a Year” for Working Title Films and Studiocanal.

The story follows a mismatched couple as they struggle to survive their first year of marriage. Krys Thykier, Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner will produce. Shooting kicks off this spring in London. [Source: Variety]

Lost Rooms
Paul Bettany is in final negotiations to star in “How I Ended This Summer” director Alexei Popogrebsky’s new English-language 3D feature “Lost Rooms”.

The story follows a girl who has an ability to see hidden depth where everyone else sees flatness. The shoot will kick off in 2013 and Roman Borisevich will produce. [Source: Screen Daily]

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Adam Scott is in final negotiations to join the Ben Stiller-directed “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” remake at Red Hour and 20th Century Fox.

Ben Stiller, Kristen Wiig, Patton Oswalt and Shirley MacLaine star in the film. [Source: Deadline]

The Cut
French actor Tahar Rahim (“A Prophet”), will play the lead in German director Fatih Akin’s “The Cut”. The story is said to focus on “the evil inherent in mankind”.

The film is the final entry in the famed “Love, Death and the Devil” trilogy after 2004’s “Head-On” and 2007’s “The Edge of Heaven”. [Source: The Hollywood Reporter]