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Casting: Yelchin, Nivola, McDonough, Gilmore

By Garth Franklin Tuesday June 12th 2012 07:26AM

Only Lovers Left Alive
Anton Yelchin has joined the cast of Jim Jarmusch's "Only Lovers Left Alive" which shoots this summer.

Tilda Swinton, Tom Hiddleston, Mia Wasikowska and John Hurt star in the story about a centuries-long love affair between two star-crossed vampires. [Source: Deadline]

Devil's Knot
Alessandro Nivola is set to star opposite Reese Witherspoon and Colin Firth in Atom Egoyan's West Memphis 3-themed thriller "Devil’s Knot".

Nivola will play the pivotal role of Terry Hobbs, the stepfather of one of the young victims who has come under suspicion in the 20 years since the crime was committed but has never been charged. [Source: Deadline]

The Marine: Homefront
Neal McDonough and Ashley Bell have joined WWE's Mike "The Miz" Mizanin in Scott Wiper's action thriller "The Marine: Homefront," for WWE Studios.

Mizanin plays a marine sergeant who, after returning home to his small rural town after an extended leave away, is forced to put his skills to use when he discovers his sister (Bell) has been kidnapped by a domestic terrorist (McDonough). [Source: Variety]

Labor Day
Alexie Gilmore, Lucas Hedges and Brooke Smith have all scored supporting roles in Joyce Maynard's coming-of-age story "Labor Day".

The story centers on an escaped convict (Josh Brolin) who is taken in by a depressed single mother (Kate Winslet) and her teen son (Gattlin Griffith) over a Labor Day weekend. [Source: Variety]

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