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Casting: Grillo, Bennett, Cattrall, Swanberg

By Garth Franklin Monday October 29th 2012 11:40PM

Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Rumored last week, "The Grey" and "Warrior" actor Frank Grillo is now confirmed to be playing Crossbones in Marvel Studios' upcoming sequel "Captain America: The Winter Soldier".

In the comics, Crossbones is a highly trained mercenary who played a major role in the assassination of Steve Rogers. Other now confirmed returning cast members include Samuel L. Jackson, Scarlett Johansson, Cobie Smulders and Sebastian Stan. [Source: Variety]

Kristy
Haley Bennett ("The Haunting of Molly Hartley," "Marley and Me") has scored the lead role in the suspense thriller "Kristy". Gary Fielder, Scott Rosenberg and Anthony Jaswinski penned the script.

Oliver Blackburn ("Donkey Punch") helms the film which follows a college student who, remaining on campus over Thanksgiving break, becomes the target of a violent gang. [Source: Variety]

Sensitive Skin
Movie Central and The Movie Network have given a six-episode order to a remake of British comedy series "Sensitive Skin".

Kim Cattrall and Don McKellar are set to star in the series about a woman going through a mid-life crisis. [Source: Deadline]

The Sacrament
Joe Swanberg, Kentucker Audley, AJ Bowen, Amy Seimetz and Gene Jones have all joined Ti West’s next horror movie "The Sacrament".

Story details are being kept securely under wraps. Eli Roth is producing. [Source: Screen Daily]

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