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Casting: Manning, Prepon, Fisher, Garcia

By Garth Franklin Monday September 17th 2012 11:10PM

The Shallows
Taryn Manning ("Sons of Anarchy," "Hawaii Five-0") will star in Rupert Smith's Everglades-set indie survivalist thriller "The Shallows". Shooting kicks off next month in Florida.

The story follows five friends whose adventure into the Everglades quickly turns deadly as they struggle to survive the horrors of the natural environment around them. [Source: Variety]

Orange Is the New Black
Laura Prepon, Taylor Schilling and Yael Stone are set to co-star in Netflix’s new 13-episode hourlong dramedy series "Orange Is The New Black" from "Weeds" creator Jenji Kohan.

Schilling pals an engaged Brooklynite whose decade-old relationship with a drug-runner (Prepon) in college results in her arrest and multi-year detention in a federal penitentiary. Stone will play a Boston-Italian inmate. [Source: Deadline]

Arrested Development
Isla Fisher and Terry Crews have joined the cast of the new season of "Arrested Development" which kicks off in Spring next year on Netflix.

The duo join returning major cast and guest stars like Scott Baio, Judy Greer, Jeff Garlin, Liza Minnelli, Mae Whitman and Henry Winkler. [Source: Vulture]

Robocop
"Dexter" actress Aimee Garcia, who plays Dexter’s nanny and Angel Batista's sister, has joined the cast of Jose Padilha's "Robocop" remake which is currently shooting in Toronto.

Garcia will play a scientist who helps put together the Robocop with his creator (Gary Oldman). [Source: Heat Vision]

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