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Casting: Miller, Lyonne, Parker, Sackhoff

By Garth Franklin Sunday October 7th 2012 11:51AM
Casting: Miller, Lyonne, Parker, Sackhoff

Foxcatcher
Sienna Miller has joined Bennett Miller's "Foxcatcher" at Annapurna Pictures. Steve Carell plays a paranoid schizophrenic scion who created a training center for wrestlers.

He then murdered Olympic grappler Dave Schultz (Mark Ruffalo). Sienna Miller will play Dave's wife while Channing Tatum is already cast as Dave's brother. [Source: Deadline]

Orange is the New Black
Natasha Lyonne, Pablo Schreiber, Michael Harney and Lin Tucci are all set to join Netflix's original dramedy "Orange Is the New Black".

The story follows an engaged Brooklyn resident whose decade-ago relationship with a drug runner leads to her being detained in a women's prison where she must adapt to the harsh new environment. [Source: The Live Feed]

Non-Stop
Nate Parker ("Arbitrage") is joining Jaume Collet-Serra's airplane thriller "Non-Stop" for Silver Pictures and Universal Pictures.

Liam Neeson will play a federal air marshal who matches wits with an embittered American terrorist threatening to kill a fellow passenger every 20 minutes unless the marshal kills himself. Parker plays a passenger who helps Neeson solve the mystery. [Source: Variety]

Untitled Female Expendables
Katee Sackhoff ("Battlestar Galactica," "Longmire') will join Gina Carano in the untitled all-female riff on "The Expendables" at 1984 Private Defense Contractors.

Dutch Southern is penning the script for the film which is pursueng several prominent actresses affiliated with the action genre to be a part of the project. [Source: Variety]

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