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Casting: Bolger, Sasso, Oxenbould, Brook

By Garth Franklin Tuesday June 25th 2013 09:28AM

Reawakening
Sarah Bolger will co-star with Olivia Wilde and Mark Duplass in David Gelb's "Reawakening" at Lionsgate. Luke Dawson and Jeremy Slater penned the script.

The story follows a team of research students that discovers the secret to bringing subjects back from the dead — however, their actions result in a series of sinister consequences. [Source: Variety]

My A**hole Neighbor
Will Sasso ("The Three Stooges") has landed the title role opposite David Koechner in Andrew Currie’s suburban comedy "My A**hole Neighbor". Filming begins mid-August in Vancouver.

Sasso plays a loud and rude redneck who moves next door to a professional mediator Paul (Koechner), turning his world upside down. Once his private little patch of peaceful suburbia is invaded, the peace-loving Paul finds himself waging war on Jerry. [Source: Deadline]

Alexander and the Terrible...
Newcomer Ed Oxenbould ("Puberty Blues") will play the title role in Miguel Arteta's "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day" at Disney Pictures.

The story centers on a boy (Oxenbould) who has a very horrible day and finds out that other people can have them too. Lisa Cholodenko and Rob Lieber adapted the script. [Source: THR]

Taking Stock
Kelly Brook ("Piranha 3D") has signed on to star in Maeve Murphy's British indie dramedy "Taking Stock". Shooting begins this weekend in London and Paris.

Brook plays an up-and-coming actress whose perfect world is turned upside down when her boyfriend leaves her, the store she works in goes bust and she winds up broke. She devises a plan to rob the store on its last day of trading and things begin to go awry. [Source: Heat Vision]

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