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Casting: McShane, Bruckner, Purcell, Woodard

By Garth Franklin Tuesday June 12th 2012 07:44AM
Casting: McShane, Bruckner, Purcell, Woodard

Cuban Fury
Ian McShane will play a dance instructor who reignites Nick Frost's long-dormant passion for salsa in James Griffiths' comedy "Cuban Fury". Chris O'Dowd and Olivia Colman also star.

Frost plays an office worker drifting through life until his new American boss (Rashida Jones) inspires him to get off his arse and do something. In this case, he takes up salsa dancing. [Source: Total Film]

Wrong Cops
Agnes Bruckner ("Blue Car") and Kurt Fuller ("Midnight in Paris") have joined the cast of Quentin Dupieux's dark indie comedy "Wrong Cops".

The story chronicles the comic exploits of a group of really bad cops as they try to dispose of a nearly dead body that one of them has shot by mistake. Marilyn Manson, Mark Burnham and Grace Zabriskie also star. [Source: Variety]

Motel
Dominic Purcell will play a mischievous sheriff determined to get what he wants in the indie drama "Motel".

John Cusack plays a man who must wait for his boss at a seedy motel after killing several men and retrieving a mystery bag. [Source: ]

Twelve Years A Slave
Alfre Woodard will join the cast of Steve McQueen's period movie "Twelve Years A Slave" at New Regency, Plan B and River Road.

Woodard will play Mistress Shaw, a former slave who has risen in the Southern caste system. Chiwitel Ejiofor, Brad Pitt, and Michael Fassbender also star. [Source: THR]

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