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Casting: Fey, Spencer, Fugit, O'Halloran

By Garth Franklin Tuesday May 7th 2013 11:29PM

Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy
Recent set photos confirm Sacha Baron Cohen, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler have all joined the comedy sequel.

The trio were spotted participating in a vicious screen fight this past Tuesday in Atlanta. [Source: The Daily Mail]

Black and White
Octavia Spencer has joined Kevin Costner in Mike Binder's indie drama "Black and White" at Treehouse Productions and Sunlight Productions. Shooting begins in New Orleans this summer.

The story focuses on an attorney (Costner) who is widowed after the car crash death of his wife and finds himself embroiled in a custody battle with the biracial granddaughter's grandmother (Spencer). [Source: Variety]

The List
Patrick Fugit will top line Harris Goldberg's indie romantic comedy/drama "The List" which he co-wrote with Kristen D’Alessio. Shooting begins May 23rd.

Fugit will play a young man who undertakes a list of self-improvements in order to win the girl of his dreams. Jennifer Morrison and Karen Gillan also star. [Source: THR]

Purgatory
Jack O’Halloran has joined the cast of Gene Fallaize's upcoming fantasy "Welcome to Purgatory" at Cupsogue Pictures. O’Halloran will play Guardian Simon in the project which shoots at the end of the year in the UK's Pinewood Studios.

The story follows three people who find the afterlife in ruins amidst a growing war between good and evil and must find a way to make things right. Fallaize and Tony Cook will produce. [Source: Screen Daily]

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