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Casting: Hemsworth, Burrell, Bello, Condon

By Garth Franklin Sunday November 11th 2012 09:06AM

American Assassin
Chris Hemsworth has dropped out of the running for the adaptation of the Mitch Rapp character novel "American Assassin" at CBS Films. Hemsworth rejected the offer due to scheduling issues. [Source: Deadline]

Skeleton Twins
Ty Burrell ("Modern Family") is set to play Bill Hader's former high school teacher and love interest in Craig Johnson's indie comedy "The Skeleton Twins."

Hader and Kristen Wiig play estranged twins who coincidentally cheat death on the same day, prompting them to reunite and confront how their lives went so wrong. [Source: Variety]

Prisoners
Mario Bello has signed on to play the wife of Hugh Jackman’s character in Denis Villeneuve's kidnapping thriller "Prisoners" which begins shooting early next year.

The story follows a small town carpenter who tries to find his kidnapped daughter and her best friend himself after the police can’t. Jake Gyllenhaal is the detective assigned to the case. [Source: Deadline]

Dom Hemingway
Kerry Condon ("Luck") has joined Richard Shepard's "Dom Hemingway" at Recorded Picture Co., BBC Films, Pinewood Films and Lionsgate.

Jude Law plays a safecracker released from prison who's looking to collect what he's owed. Condon plays an American grad student in Europe who comes to change his life. [Source: Variety]

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