Casting: Watch, Jayne, Paranorman, Hell

End of Watch
Anna Kendrick and Natalie Martinez are in negotiations to co-star in David Ayer’s cop drama “End of Watch” as the love interests of Jake Gyllenhaal and Michael Pena’s characters.

The story follows the longtime partnership of two LAPD officers as they confront marriage, love, fatherhood and the harsh realities of the Los Angeles streets. Kendrick and Martinez play the officers’ love interest. [Source: Variety]

Jayne Mansfield’s Car
John Patrick Amedori, Robert Duvall, John Hurt, Kevin Bacon, Robert Patrick and Ray Stevenson are all set to star in Billy Bob Thornton’s new directorial feature “Jayne Mansfield’s Car”.

The dramedy revolves around the culture clash of two families, from different continents, in 1969 Thornton and Tom Epperson co-wrote the script. Shooting begins June 22nd in Georgia. [Source: Deadline]

Tucker Albrizzi, Alex Borstein and Jodelle Ferland have joined the cast of the animated comedy thriller “Paranorman” from “Coraline” producers LAIKA.

Grammy Award nominee Jon Brion is also set to score the film about a misunderstood local boy in a small town who must save everyone from a zombie epidemic. [ Source: Coming soon]

Go To Hell
“Farscape” and “Stargate SG-1” star Ben Browder has scored the role of the mysterious janitor Max in the adaptation of Matt Spradlin and Barry Wernick’s comic “Bad Kids Go To Hell”.

Judd Nelson, Cameron Deane Stewart, Marc Donato and Ali Faulkner also star in the dark comedy-thriller. [ Source: Big Fan Boy]