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Casting: Kunis, Mikkelsen, Graynor, Ward

By Garth Franklin Tuesday February 19th 2013 11:29PM
Casting: Kunis, Mikkelsen, Graynor, Ward

Fifty Shades of Grey
Mila Kunis says she's "not disinterested" in the role of Anastasia Steele in Focus Features' upcoming adaptation of E.L. James' erotic novel "Fifty Shades of Grey".

In the book, Anastasia Steele is a 22 year-old college student. Kunis is 30. [Source: Huffington Post]

Montana
Lars Mikkelsen ("The Killing") has been cast alongside Ashley Walters, Michelle Fairley, Adam Deacon and McKell David in Mo Ali's London-set action movie "Montana". Shooting has just begun in the UK.

Mikkelsen plays a Serbian hitman who comes to London on a mission against a local gangster, and teams up by chance with a young drugs courier (David) who wants revenge against the same crime lord. The assassin ends up mentoring his protege. [Source: Variety]

Bad Teacher
Ari Graynor ("For a Good Time Call," "What's Your Number") has scored the Cameron Diaz role in CBS's single-camera comedy series adaptation of 2011's "Bad Teacher". She will also produce.

Hilary Winston ("Community," "Happy Endings") is writing and producing the pilot about a hot, confident, unapologetic former trophy wife who becomes a teacher to find a new man after her husband leaves her without a dime. [Source: Vulture]

Zombieland
Kirk Ward ("The Island") has scored the main lead in Amazon Studios’ comedy pilot "Zombieland" based on the hit 2009 movie.

Tyler Ross and Izabela Vidovic also star as four humans who band together to survive the zombie apocalypse. Ward takes the role played by Woody Harrelson in the film. [Source: Deadline]

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