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Casting: Rooker, Snipes, Caan, Vaughn

By Garth Franklin Wednesday April 17th 2013 03:31AM

Guardians of the Galaxy
Michael Rooker ("The Walking Dead") has signed on to star as Yondu in Marvel's "Guardians of the Galaxy".

The character is a skilled hunter with a limited empathic abilities. He's also blue skinned and sports a tall red mohawk. [Source: Deadline]

The Expendables 3
He was already linked, but now Sylvester Stallone has confirmed via Twitter that Wesley Snipes has officially joined the third installment of "The Expendables".

Said tweet has since been deleted. Snipes is currently serving out his tax fraud jail sentence under house arrest at his home until July 19th. [Source: The Film Stage]

A Fighting Man
James Caan and Louis Gossett Jr. are set to star in Damian Lee's boxing drama "A Fighting Man." Dominic Purcell, Famke Janssen, Adam Beach, Kim Coates, Michael Ironside, Sheila McCarthy and Izaak Smith also star.

The story follows two men who meet head to head in the ring for a fight that will change their lives. In the end, win or lose, they realize they need each other to make it through. Shooting begins this week in Ontario, Canada. [Source: Deadline]

Business Trip
Vince Vaughn is in negotiations to star in the comedy "Business Trip" at New Regency. Steve Conrad penned the script, while no director is attached.

The story centers on a man who flies to Europe for business. Travel mayhem ensues. [Source: THR]

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