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Casting: Ludwig, Gyllenhaal, Kleintank, Wesley

By Garth Franklin Wednesday October 3rd 2012 10:48AM

Final Girl
Alexander Ludwig ("The Hunger Games") will star opposite Abigail Breslin in Tyler Shields' indie film "Final Girl." Adam Prince is scripting.

The story revolves around a girl who, after being dropped into the woods and hunted by a group of teenage boys, turns the tables by hunting them. [Source: Variety]

Prisoners
Already linked a few weeks ago, Jake Gyllenhaal is now confirmed to be joining Hugh Jackman in Denis Villeneuve's thriller "Prisoners" at Alcon Entertainment. Shooting kicks off early next year.

Aaron Guzikowski (“Contraband”) penned the script which revolves around a small-town carpenter (Jackman) whose young daughter and her best friend are kidnapped. Keller takes the law into his own hands but runs up against a hot shot detective (Gyllenhaal). [Source: Screen Daily]

1,000 to 1: The Cory Weissman Story
Luke Kleintank has joined the cast of "1,000 to 1: The Cory Weissman Story" opposite David Henrie. He will portray Weissman's best friend and teammate.

Weissman was a gifted basketball player felled by a stroke. His new dream is to simply appear in one more game at college and hold the ball in his hands one more time. [Source: Variety]

Last Weekend
"True Blood" actress Rutina Wesley is in negotiations to star in both Tom Dolby and Tom Williams' coming-home drama "Last Weekend" and Daniel Stamm's thriller "Angry Little Gods".

'Weekend' revolves around the lives that continue to change in the last weekend at a family home. In 'Gods' she would play fiancee to Mark Webber's character who is playing a twisted game that could make him his fortune or cost him his life. [Source: Deadline]

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