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Casting: Ebersole, Perlman, Grace, Marsan

By Garth Franklin Tuesday October 2nd 2012 12:44PM

The Wolf of Wall Street
Christine Ebersole has joined Martin Scorsese's "The Wolf of Wall Street," playing the mother of Leonardo DiCaprio's character.

Based on Jordan Belfort's memoir, it chronicles Belfort's dramatic rise and fall on Wall Street. Terence Winter adapted the screenplay. [Source: Variety]

Savages Mutts
"Sons of Anarchy" and "Hellboy" star Ron Perlman has joined the cast of Nika Agiashvili's "Savage Mutts". George Finn also stars.

Perlman will play Terry “Shotgun” Coleman, a recently released convict who goes on a revenge spree among the criminal underworld and against his crime lord brother. [Source: Deadline]

A Many Splintered Thing
Topher Grace, Anthony Mackie, Aubrey Plaza, Giovanni Ribisi and Philip Baker Hall are all in various stages of negotiations to join Chris Evans and Michelle Monaghan in Justin Reardon's indie anti-romantic comedy "A Many Splintered Thing."

Evans plays a man disillusioned by love who meets an engaged woman (Monaghan). Excited by the challenge, he feigns a platonic relationship in order to keep seeing her as he tries to win her heart. Shooting kicks off at the end of the month. [Source: Variety]

Southcliffe
Eddie Marsan, Shirley Henderson, Rory Kinnear, Sean Harris, Joe Dempsie, Kaya Scodelario, Nichola Burley and Anatol Yusef have all joined the cast of four-part TV drama "Southcliffe" for Channel 4.

"Red Riding" scribe Tony Grisoni penned the series which centers on the aftermath of a number of shootings that all take place in one day, and as told from the perspective of a journalist who grew up in the small town where they occur. [Source: Screen Terrier]

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