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Casting: Dawson, Bello, Facinelli, Moretz

By Garth Franklin Wednesday January 23rd 2013 11:31PM

Queen of the Night
Rosario Dawson has joined the cast of Atom Egoyan’s thriller "Queen of the Night." Ryan Reynolds stars as the father of an abducted daughter who uncovers a series of disturbing clues eight years later that suggest she is still alive.

Dawson will play the detective in charge of the investigation. Scott Speedman and Mireille Enos also star in the film, and shooting begins this month in Ontario. [Source: Screen Daily]

Untitled James Wan Presents Project
Maria Bello and Frank Grillo will star in the currently untitled 'James Wan Presents' thriller at Dimension Films. Wan will produce with Will Canon directing.

The story revolves around a policeman and a psychologist who interrogate the lone survivor of a ghost-hunting excursion that resulted in the deaths of five people. [Source: Variety]

Freezer
Peter Facinelli ("Twilight") and Yuliya Snigir ("A Good Day to Die Hard") will join Dylan McDermott in Mikael Salomon's action thriller "Freezer" at Envision Media Arts. Shooting begins this month in Edmonton, Canada.

McDermott plays an average man who awakens to find himself locked in an industrial freezer by Russian thugs who insist he returns the $8 million dollars he stole from them. The trouble is he has no idea what they are talking about. [Source: Flick Daily]

If I Stay
Chloe Moretz is attached to star in the music-themed supernatural tale "If I Stay" at Summit Entertainment. R.J. Cutler ("The September Issue") is in talks to direct.

Based on Gayle Forman's 2009 novel, the storyrevolves around the relationship between a femme classical musician and her indie rock-star boyfriend. Denise DiNovi and Alison Greenspan will produce. [Source: Variety]

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