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Casting: Jolie, Dan, Bichir, Biehn

By Garth Franklin Monday July 30th 2012 07:02PM

The Great Beauty
Angelina Jolie has scored a cameo role in "This Must Be The Place" director Paul Sorrentino’s next film "The Great Beauty".

Story details are unknown, but a 2013 release is being targeted. [Source: THR]

Noah
Icelandic actors Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson and Arnar Dan are set to play Cain & Abel, the sons of Adam & Eve, in Darren Aronofsky's Biblical epic "Noah".

It's unknown how the actors will feature in the story, though almost certainly in some kind of flashbacks as most of the action takes place well after the infamous fratricide. [Source: The Playlist]

The Heat
Both Oscar nominee Demian Bichir ("A Better Life") and comedy writers/performers Jessica Chaffin and Jamie Denbo ("Ronna & Beverly") have joined Paul Feig's new buddy cop comedy "The Heat" starring Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy.

Bullock plays an uptight FBI agent who joins with McCarthy's tough Boston cop character to take down a drug lord, but first have to overcome their mutual distrust and learn to work together. Bichir plays a fell FBI agent, Chaffin & Denbo's roles are unknown.

Hidden in the Woods
Michael Biehn will star in an English-language remake of Patricio Valladares' recent horror tale "En las afueras de la ciudad" ("Hidden in the Woods") which premieres in Montreal next week at the Fantasia Film Festival.

The story follows two sisters in Chile who have been raised in isolation by their drug-dealing father. [Source: Variety]

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