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Casting: Bell, Rodriguez, Lewis, Byrne

By Garth Franklin Wednesday July 18th 2012 06:34AM

The Lifeguard
Kristen Bell ("House Of Lies") will star in Liz W. Garcia's "The Lifeguard" which will shoot in Pittsburgh this month.

Bell will play a reporter on the verge of 30 who abandons her life in New York City, returns home to get her high school job as a lifeguard, and starts a dangerous relationship with a 16-year-old delinquent. [Source: Deadline]

Sleeping with Fishes
Gina Rodriguez ("Filly Brown," "Our Family Wedding") has landed the lead role in Nicole Gomez Fisher’s indie feature "Sleeping With Fishes". Shooting kicks off this month in Brooklyn.

Rodriguez will play a young woman who, after the death of her cheating husband, must return home to her dysfunctional, cross-cultural family. [Source: Heat Vision]

August: Osage County
Juliette Lewis is in negotiations to play Karen, the self-deluding youngest daughter, in John Wells' dark family comedy "August: Osage County" at The Weinstein Company.

Based on Tracy Letts’ Pulitzer- and Tony-winning play, the story follows a severely dysfunctional Oklahoma clan and the family crisis that brings them back together. [Source: Deadline]

The Wolf Of Wall Street
P.J. Byrne has joined the cast of the Martin Scorsese-directed "The Wolf Of Wall Street". The story chronicles Jordan Belfort's rise and harsh fall on Wall Street.

Byrne will play “Wigwam” Cohen, one of the gang of brokers that hang around with the Wolf himself Jordan Belfort (Leonardo DiCaprio). Shooting kicks off next month. [Source: Deadline]

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