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Casting News: Spies, Crowley, Pasadena

By Garth Franklin Thursday April 12th 2012 09:37AM
Casting News: Spies, Crowley, Pasadena

The Spies of Warsaw
David Tennant (Doctor Who, Fright Night) and Janet Montgomery (Black Swan, Entourage) are set to headline the new wartime espionage-themed mini-series "The Spies of Warsaw" for Fresh Pictures, Apple Film, Arte France and BBC Worldwide. Shooting kicks off next month in Poland.

Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais are adapting Alan Furst’s acclaimed novel set in the years leading up to the Second World War. Tennant plays a French military attaché in Poland drawn into a world of abduction, betrayal and intrigue. Montgomery plays a Parisian lawyer for The League of Nations. [Source: Zap2It]

Untitled Crowley Project
Julia Stiles, Jim Broadbent, Ciarán Hinds, Riz Ahmed, Kenneth Cranham, and Anne-Marie Duff have all joined the cast of "Boy A" helmer John Crowley's new project - an untitled international suspense thriller for Focus Features and Working Title Films.

Eric Bana and Rebecca Hall play two ex-lovers who find their loyalties tested and their lives at risk when they are joined together on the defense team in a terrorism trial. Steven Knight ("Eastern Promises") penned the script and shooting kicks off next week in the UK. [Source: FlickDaily]

Pasadena
Peter Bogdanovich, Cheryl Hines, Alicia Witt, Ashton Holmes, Sonya Walger and Amy Ferguson have joined the cast of Will Slocombe's "Pasadena" at Midway Films. Shooting kicks off in early May.

The story centers on an upper-class contemporary Los Angeles family torn apart by secrets revealed over a Thanksgiving weekend. The family gradually disintegrates squabbling over who will get the patriarch's money, only to discover he’s broke. [Source: Deadline]

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