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Casting: Franco, DeWitt, Griffin, Blanchard

By Garth Franklin Wednesday July 24th 2013 11:04AM
Casting: Franco, DeWitt, Griffin, Blanchard

Business Trip
Dave Franco ("Fright Night," "Now Your See Me") will co-star with Vince Vaughn in Ken Scott's comedy "Business Trip" at New Regency.

The story follows a businessman who travels to Europe where chaos follows. Steve Conrad penned the script with Todd Black, Steve Tisch and Jason Blumenthal producing. [Source: Variety]

Poltergeist
Rosemarie DeWitt is in early talks to star in Gil Kenan's remake of the 1982 supernatural classic "Poltergeist" at MGM. Sam Raimi is producing.

DeWitt will play the matriarch of the Freeling family, who move into a new suburban home and becomes terrorized by ghosts. David Lindsay-Abaire penned the script. [Source: Yahoo]

Flock of Dudes
24-year-old NBA star Blake Griffin and Melissa Rauch ("The Big Bang Theory") are joining the cast of the indie comedy "Flock of Dudes".

Chris D’elia plays a thirtysomething who breaks up with his best buds in order to grow up. Skylar Astin, Hilary Duff, Bryan Greenberg, Jamie Chung, Ray Liotta, Hannah Simone, Marc Maron and Jeff Ross also star. [Source: Deadline]

Into the Woods
Tammy Blanchard is in negotiations to join the cast of Rob Marshall's fairytale musical adaptation "Into the Woods" at Disney. Shooting begins this Fall in London.

Blanchard plays the role of Florinda, one of Cinderella’s evil step sisters, opposite Lucy Punch and Christine Baranski as the iconic princess’s stepmother. [Source: Deadline]

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