Casting: Welling, Garner, Rapace, Mullan

Draft Day
Tom Welling has scored a role in the Ivan Reitman-directed, Kevin Costner-led football drama “Draft Day” at Lionsgate-Summit and Odd Lot Entertainment.

Welling will play Brian Drew, a veteran quarterback in the crossroads of his career, in the story about a Cleveland Browns GM (Costner) who attempts to trade up for the first pick in the NFL Draft and save football in the city. [Source: Deadline]

Jennifer Garner and Michael Caine have joined the cast of Dan Fogelman’s “Imagine” which begins shooting late June in Los Angeles.

Al Pacino plays a former rocker who sets out to track down his biological son, whom he’s never met. Caine will portray the longtime manager of Pacino’s character and Garner will play his daughter in law. [Source: Variety]

Alive Alone
“Animal Rescue” stars Matthias Schoenarts and Noomi Rapace are re-teaming for Khurram Longi’s debut feature thriller “Alive Alone”.

Schoenarts will play an ex-detainee of Guantanamo Bay. Rapace plays a woman on the run from a crime boss. Their destinies soon collide. Shooting begins in early 2014 in New York City. [Source: The Playlist]

The Loch
Peter Mullan is attached to star in Simon Duric’s “The Loch,” a new take on the Loch Ness myth at Altitude Film Entertainment.

“Woman in Black” director James Watkins co-wrote the script. [Source: Deadline]