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Casting: Green, Seyfried, Crystal, Boneta

By Garth Franklin Thursday May 23rd 2013 12:30PM

Quarry
Logan Marshall-Green ("Prometheus") is set to star in Cinemax's 1973 set drama pilot "Quarry". The series, based on Max Allan Collins' book, revolves around a Marine sniper who returns home from Vietnamto find that he's been shunned by those he loves.

The disillusioned soldier is soon recruited into a network of contract killers and corruption spanning the length of the Mississippi River. [Source: The Live Feed]

While We're Young
Amanda Seyfried is in final negotiations to join Noah Baumbach's indie drama "While We're Young." Greta Gerwig was previously slated for Seyfried's role, and shooting will begin this Fall.

The story follows a married couple (Ben Stiller, Naomi Watts) that strikes up an unlikely friendship with a free-spirited younger couple (Seyfried, Adam Driver) who make homemade ice cream. [Source: The Wrap]

The Comedians
Billy Crystal will star in the half-hour FX comedy series "The Comedians". Larry Charles will direct the pilot while Matt Nix and Ben Wexler will produce.

Crystal will play superstar veteran comedian who is reluctantly paired with a younger, edgier comedian for a late-night comedy sketch show. [Source: The Live Feed]

The Dead Men
Diego Boneta ("Rock of Ages") and Jackson Rathbone ("Twilight") have signed on to star in Kirk Sullivan's thriller "The Dead Men". Shooting begins this week in Columbia.

The story centers on an American running from his past who is brought into a group of young underground radicals called The Dead Men, only to discover a centuries-old spiritual battle. [Source: Heat Vision]

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