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Casting: Neeson, Rickman, Parker, Brook

By Garth Franklin Thursday May 10th 2012 10:04AM
Casting: Neeson, Rickman, Parker, Brook

Non-Stop
"Unknown" director Jaume Collet-Serra and star Liam Neeson are looking to re-team for the action thriller "Non-Stop".

The story is set on an international flight on which Neeson is forced into stopping a threat. John Richardson and Chris Roach penned the script. Shooting kicks off in October in New York City. [Source: Variety]

The Butler
Matthew McConaughey, Cuba Gooding Jr., Terrence Howard and Alan Rickman are all being mentioned in connection for roles (most likely cameos) in Lee Daniels' White House historical drama "The Butler".

Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, John Cusack and Jane Fonda are already onboard the biopic of Eugene Allen, a black man who worked in the White House for eight presidents starting in 1952. [Source: The Hollywood Reporter]

Married and Cheating
Sarah Jessica Parker and Brendan Fraser will topline while Kiefer Sutherland and Eva Longoria are in talks to join the cast of the comedy "Married and Cheating" for Magnet Media Corp.

The story follows three couples experiencing infidelity, deceit and confusion. Raymond De Fellita ("City Island") directs from his own script with filming slated to run from July to September. [Source: Variety]

Keith Lemon: The Movie
Kelly Brook, David Hasselhoff and Verne Troyer have joined the cast of "Keith Lemon: The Movie", a film based on British comedian Leigh Francis famed character who is essentially a failed businessman.

The film has Lemon following his dreams of becoming a successful entrepreneur, becoming an overnight billionaire then an overday failure before finding the road to redemption. The film is being rushed out quick with a late August release date already set in the UK. [Source: The Hollywood Reporter]

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