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Casting: Kurylenko, Blunt, Gilliam, Kendrick

By Garth Franklin Friday May 17th 2013 12:53PM
Casting: Kurylenko, Blunt, Gilliam, Kendrick

November Man
Olga Kurylenko, Luke Bracey and Bill Smitrovich are set to join Pierce Brosnan in Roger Donaldson's action-thriller "November Man". Shooting begins early next week in Europe.

Brosnan portrays an ex-CIA operative pitted against his former pupil (Bracey). The two are in a race to find a woman (Kurylenko) hiding from her past and who holds the key to an international conspiracy. Michael Finch and Karl Gajdusek penned the script. [Source: Variety]

Into the Woods
Emily Blunt and Christine Baranski are in negotiations to join Rob Marshall's Broadway musical adaptation of Stephen Sondheim's "Into the Woods" for Disney Pictures. Details of Baranski's role are unknown.

The musical revolves around a childless baker and his wife (Blunt) who attempt to lift a family curse by journeying into the woods to confront the witch (Meryl Streep) that put the spell on them. [Source: Variety]

Jupiter Ascending
Terry Gilliam has been cast in a key cameo in the Wachowskis' Snow White-inspired sci-fi fable "Jupiter Ascending".

Gilliam said: "Off at dawn tomorrow to pretend to be an actor in the new Wachowski’s film, Jupiter Ascending. It’s a small but vital part (or so I’m told)… I can’t wait to meet my hairdresser." [Source: Facebook]

Wish I Was Here
Anna Kendrick is set to join the cast of Zach Braff's Kickstarter-funded "Wish I Was Here" at Worldview Entertainment.

Kendrick will play Janine, a young woman into Cosplay who Braff's brother (Josh Gad) becomes smitten with. Stacey Sher and Michael Shamberg are producers. [Source: Yahoo]

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