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Casting: Robertson, Byrne, Cage, Marsan

By Garth Franklin Thursday July 18th 2013 10:23PM

Tomorrowland
Britt Robertson ("Under the Dome") has been cast in a lead role in Brad Bird's adventure "Tomorrowland". George Clooney, Hugh Laurie, Raffey Cassidy and Thomas Robinson also star.

Robertson will play a high school girl with an unconventional understanding of technology who is launched on a journey to reclaim her future. [Source: Heat Vision]

Annie
Rose Byrne ("Insidious") is in early talks to join the remake of the musical "Annie" at Sony Pictures. Byrne will play Grace, the assistant to Jamie Foxx's Daddy Warbucks.

Will Gluck is directing from a screenplay he is currently rewriting. A production schedule has yet to be locked down. [Source: THR]

The Expendables 3
Despite rumors to the contrary, actor Nicolas Cage says he isn't in the third "The Expendables" movie yet and is unlikely to be.

"I have not had any formal discussions about ['Expendables 3']. I’m not in Kick-Ass 2 and I don’t think I’m in Expendables 3. And I like those guys [Sylvester Stallone, etc.], but I would say it would be highly unlikely that I’d be in that movie." [Source: Den of Geek]

X Plus Y
Sally Hawkins, Eddie Marsan and newcomer Jo Yang have joined comedy-drama "X Plus Y" which begins shooting next week.

The story follows a young maths genius (Asa Butterfield) who has his logic thwarted by the one thing he can’t make sense of - love. [Source: Screen Daily]

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