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Casting: Hathaway, Cranston, Weisz, Traue

By Garth Franklin Tuesday April 9th 2013 11:52PM

Interstellar
Anne Hathaway is in talks to star alongside Matthew McConaughey in Christopher Nolan's next directorial effort "Interstellar" at Paramount and Warner Bros. Pictures.

The top-secret story involves time travel and alternate dimensions and sees a group of explorers travel through a wormhole. [Source: Heat Vision]

Kung Fu Panda 3
Bryan Cranston, Mads Mikkelsen and Rebel Wilson are set to join returning regulars Jack Black, Angelina Jolie and Seth Rogen in DreamWorks Animation's "Kung Fu Panda 3".

Jennifer Yuh Nelson helms the next chapter, with plot details being kept under wraps. The film is currently slated for release Christmas 2015. [Source: Heat Vision]

Skinny and Cat
Rachel Weisz has replaced Cate Blanchett in the lead role in "Skinny And Cat," the $12 million true story drama about the romance between writer Erskine Caldwell and photojournalist Margaret Bourke White.

Barbra Streisand was previously attached as director but that is no longer the case. No alternate helmer is yet in place. [Source: Showbiz 411]

Hercules
Antje Traue ("Man of Steel," "The Seventh Son") has joined the cast of Brett Ratner's "Hercules: The Thracian Wars". No details as yet as to what character the actress is portraying.

Dwayne Johnson leads the cast which follows Hercules, the son of Zeus, who turns his back on the Gods. He leads a team of mercenaries who will fight anyone's battle for them, provided the price is right. [Source: Movieweb]

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