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Casting: Ludwig, O'Reilly, Bowler, Wilde

By Garth Franklin Monday May 28th 2012 01:06PM

Grown Ups 2
"The Hunger Games" bad guy Alexander Ludwig is set to play David Spade's son in "Grown Ups 2" at Sony. [Source: Chicago Tribune]

Jobs
"The Help" star Ahna O'Reilly is set to play the female lead opposite Ashton Kutcher in Joshua Michael Stern's indie feature "Jobs" which begins filming soon.

Kutcher and Josh Gad play Apple co-founders Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak. O'Reilly will play Chris-Ann Brennan, the Bay Area painter who was Jobs' first girlfriend and later gave birth to his daughter. [Source: Variety]

Liz and Dick
Grant Bowler ("Lost," "True Blood") will play Richard Burton opposite Lindsay Lohan as Elizabeth Taylor in the upcoming biopic "Liz and Dick" which explores the tempestuous relationship between the pair.

The project is Lohan's first major film role since her legal troubles began in 2010. [Source: Deadline]

Carrie
Gabriella Wilde ("The Three Musketeers") will play Sue Snell and Judy Greer is likely to play Miss Collins in the upcoming new adaptation of Stephen King's "Carrie". Chloe Moretz and Julianne Moore also star in the project which begins shooting shortly.

Both characters are two of the nicer ones in the film - the former a student who feels guilty over a previous humiliation of Carrie and tries to mend ways, the latter a gym teacher concerned about Carrie's welfare. [Source: Bloody Disgusting]

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