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Casting: Lawson, Cudmore, Wilson, Rohm

By Garth Franklin Monday March 18th 2013 06:34AM

Anchorman: The Legend Continues
"House of Lies" actor Josh Lawson and Greg Kinnear have joined the cast of Adam McKay's "Anchorman: The Legend Continues" which is currently in production in Atlanta.

The likes of Will Ferrell, Christina Applegate, Steve Carell, David Koechner, Paul Rudd, Kristen Wiig, James Marsden, Harrison Ford, Dylan Baker and Meagan Good also star. [Source: Deadline]

X-Men: Days of Future Past
Daniel Cudmore will return as Colossus, while Boo Boo Stewart and Fan Bingbing have joined the cast of Bryan Singer's "X-Men: Days of Future Past".

Bingbing will play Blink, a mutant with teleporting abilities. [Source: Twitter]

Backstrom
Rainn Wilson ("The Office," "Super") has signed on to play the title character in an American TV series version of Leif G.W. Persson's Swedish detective novel series. "Bones" creator Hart Hanson is writing and executive producing.

The story follow Evert Backstrom, an overweight detective who manages to solve crimes despite his ornery disposition. The American version shifts the location to Portland, Oregon. [Source: The Live Feed]

Untitled ABSCAM Project
Elisabeth Rohm has joined the cast of David O. Russell’s untitled Abscam pic alongside Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper, Jeremy Renner and Amy Adams.

The story revolves around a real-life FBI sting operation in the 1970s that led to the conviction of U.S. political figures for corruption. Rohm will play the wife of Renner's character. [Source: Variety]

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