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Casting: Riley, DeGeneres, Jolie-Pitt, Butler

By Garth Franklin Wednesday August 22nd 2012 10:46PM

All You Need Is Kill
Tom Hardy's fiancé and British star Charlotte Riley ("Easy Virtue," "Wuthering Heights") is joining Tom Cruise in Doug Liman's sci-fi thriller "All You Need is Kill" at Warner Bros. Pictures. Shooting kicks off this fall in London.

Cruise plays a soldier in a war against aliens who relives his last day over and over after being killed. Emily Blunt and Riley both play soldiers who fight alongside Cruise. [Source: Variety]

Finding Nemo 2
Ellen DeGeneres is in negotiations to reprise her role of the blue tang fish Dory in Disney/Pixar's planned "Finding Nemo" sequel.

The news comes a few weeks before DeGeneres’ long-running talk show returns for its 10th season and is now the most lucrative daytime talk show currently on TV. [Source: Heat Vision]

Maleficent
Four-year-old Vivienne Jolie-Pitt will join her mother Angelina Jolie in Walt Disney Pictures’ "Maleficent".

Vivienne will play a small role in the pic as the child version of Princess Aurora whom Elle Fanning will play throughout the film. Jolie stars in the title role of the evil queen. [Source: Heat Vision]

300: Battle of Artemisia
Gerard Butler initially seemed to love the idea of making a short appearance as King Leonidas in the upcoming "300" sequel. Now he's revealed that he's no longer involved with the project.

"I'm not doing it. They're filming [the '300' sequel] right now. I wish them the best, but it didn't [work out]. It wasn't really my thing" says Butler. [Source: WP]

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