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Casting: Cage, Wilkinson, Temple, Walsh

By Garth Franklin Sunday September 9th 2012 12:19PM

Joe
Nicolas Cage is set to star in the David Gordon Green-directed gritty Southern drama "Joe" at Worldview Entertainment. Gary Hawkins is adapting from Larry Brown's novel.

Set in small town Mississippi, the story follows an ex-con who becomes the unlikeliest of role models to the fifteen-year-old eldest son of a homeless family ruled by an alcoholic father. Together they try to find a path to redemption. [Source: THR]

Felony
Tom Wilkinson will join Joel Edgerton in the thriller "Felony" at The Solution Entertainment Group. Matthew Saville ("Noise") will direct from a script by Edgerton who is also producing with Rosemary Blight.

Edgerton plays a decorated cop who, somewhat drunk on a drive home, runs a cyclist off the road and lies about it. Wilkinson will play the lead investigator who arrives on the scene and investigates the accident. [Source: Deadline]

Horns
Juno Temple, Joe Anderson and Kelli Garner are in talks to join Alexandre Aja's supernatural thriller adaptation of Joe Hill's novel "Horns".

Daniel Radcliffe plays a 26-year-old man who wakes up after a big night out to find horns sprouting out of his head which grow bigger by the day. The reason ties back to the unsolved murder of his girlfriend. [Source: Screen Daily]

Scary Movie 5
"Private Practice" star Kate Walsh has signed up for a cameo in "Scary Movie 5", the latest installment of the mock horror franchise.

Heather Locklear and Molly Shannon were also recently cast in the Malcolm Lee-directed spoof. [Source: Deadline]

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