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Casting: Wer, Kilimanjaro, Despicable, Marine

By Garth Franklin Tuesday May 1st 2012 10:21PM

Wer
Vik Sahay ("Chuck") has joined William Brent Bell's werewolf flick "Wer" alongside A.J. Cook, Simon Quarterman and Brian J. O’Connor.

The story is set in Paris and follows an investigation of a gruesome slaying of a family. Sahay is a member of the defense team who learns their suspected client (O’Connor) is also a werewolf.

Kilimanjaro
Abigail Spencer ("Mad Men," "This Means War") has joined Walter Strafford's indie romantic drama "Kilimanjaro".

The story centers on a man (Brian Geraghty) who is determined to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro after a recent breakup. Spencer will play a receptionist whom he develops a crush on. [Source: The Hollywood Reporter]

Despicable Me 2
Steve Coogan has joined the voice cast of "Despicable Me 2" at Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment.

Details of Coogan’s character were not revealed. Steve Carrell, Russell Brand, Kristen Wiig and Miranda Cosgrove are returning and are joined this time by Al Pacino as the villain. [Source: Heat Vision]

The Marine: Homefront
Wrestler The Miz has been set to star in WWE Studios' "The Marine: Homefront", a sequel to the John Cena movie.

The story follows a Marine trying to rescue his kidnapped daughter from a terrorist. Shooting begins in June in Vancouver. [Source: TWNP News]

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