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Casting: Bana, Wilson, Barrese, Minshew

By Garth Franklin Monday August 13th 2012 09:01PM

Lone Survivor
Eric Bana is in negotiations to join Mark Wahlberg and Ben Foster in Peter Berg's drama-actioner "Lone Survivor" at Emmet/Furla Films and Universal. Shooting kicks off next month in New Mexico

The story chronicles Afghanistan war hero Marcus Luttrell's account of a Navy SEAL mission gone bad. Bana will play a SEAL lieutenant while Emile Hirsch and Taylor Kitsch also star. [Source: Heat Vision]

Unicorn Store
Rebel Wilson ("Bridesmaids," "Bachelorette") has joined Miguel Arteta's quirky indie comedy "Unicorn Store". Wilson is attached to play the imaginative lead character.

The storyline for the comedy is being kept under wraps. Samantha McIntyre penned the script while Mike White and David Bernad are producing. [Source: Variety]

The Hangover Part III
Sasha Barrese will reprise her role of Tracy in Todd Phillips' upcoming "The Hangover Part III" at Warner Bros. Pictures.

The model and actress was the bride of Justin Bartha's character in the first film and his wife in the second. [Source: Variety]

Desires of the Heart
Alicia Minshew ("All My Children") has scored the lead role in James Kicklighter's "Desires of the Heart" which began shooting on Monday in Georgia before moving to India.

Minshew will play an artist who catches the eye of a psychiatrist (Val Lauren) visiting from India. However, as the duo begin to develop a relationship, the psychiatrist is sent home to India to marry a woman chosen for him by his parents. [Source: Risky Biz Blog]

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