Casting: Wasikowska, Childers, Cook, Kelly

Mia Wasikowska is set to star in John Curran’s indie drama “Tracks” which Emile Sherman and Iain Canning will produce.

The true story follows a young woman, Robyn Davidson, who traveled more than 1,678 miles through the Australian desert in 1977. [Source: ]

We Are What We Are
Ambyr Childers (TV’s “All My Children”) has joined the cast of Jim Mickle’s rural psychological thriller “We Are What We Are”.

Wyatt Russell, Bill Sage and Julia Garner also star in the remake of the 2010 Mexican feature about a family of cannibals . Andrew D. Corkin and Nicholas Shumaker will produce. [Source: Deadline]

Mockingbird Lane
Mason Cook (TV’s “The Middle”) is set to co-star opposite Eddie Izzard and Charity Wakefield in the ‘Munsters’ reboot “Mockingbird Lane” at NBC.

Cook will play Eddie Munster, Lily and Herman’s only child, an earnest boy scout and budding werewolf. Bryan Fuller penned the pilot and is producing the series. [Source: Deadline]

The Butler
Lee Daniels says he’s cast Minka Kelly (“The Roommate”) as Jackie Kennedy in his next project “The Butler”. The story revolves around a White House butler (Forest Whitaker) who served eight American Presidents over the course of three decades.

Matthew McConaughey has already been cast as former President John F Kennedy. Others playing presidents include John Cusack as Richard Nixon and Alan Rickman as Ronald Reagan. Shooting kicks off July 16th. [Source: Screen Daily]