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Casting: Green, Cassidy, Hamm, Culkin

By Garth Franklin Wednesday May 9th 2012 10:53PM
Casting: Green, Cassidy, Hamm, Culkin

Lonely Hunter
Logan Marshall Green ("Prometheus," "Across the Universe") is set to play playwright Tennessee Williams in Deborah Kampmeier's "Lonely Hunter" at Full Moon Films.

The biopic follows the life of Southern gothic novelist Carson McCullers (Jena Malone) with whom Williams was a longtime confidante. Shooting will kick off later this year. [Source: Deadline]

The Scribbler
Katie Cassidy ("Taken," "Supernatural") will star in John Suits' currently shooting indie thriller "The Scribbler" which is based on the graphic novel by Daniel Schaffer.

The story revolves around a young woman confronting her destructive mental illness using an experimental machine designed to eliminate multiple personalities. Garret Dillahunt, Michelle Trachtenberg, Eliza Dushku, Gina Gershon, Michael Imperioli, Billy Campbell and Sasha Grey also star. [Source: Variety]

Million Dollar Arm
"Mad Men" star Jon Hamm is attached to the true story drama "Million Dollar Arm" about sports agent J.B. Bernstein.

Bernstein discovered professional baseball pitchers Rinku Singh and Dinesh Patel through a reality show he staged in India with cricket players. Thomas McCarthy penned the script and shooting kicks off this Fall. [Source: Deadline]

Gabriel
Rory Culkin will star in Lou Howe's indie drama"Gabriel". The actor plays a troubled teen who goes off his meds and quests through New York to find the first girl he kissed.

Matt Czuchry ("The Good Wife") plays his compassionate older brother who must deal with Gabriel's constantly shifting moods. Shooting kicks off in July in New York. [Source: Variety]

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