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Casting: Mulligan, Walken, Lithgow, Grace

By Garth Franklin Wednesday July 24th 2013 11:13AM

The Fury
Carey Mulligan is in early talks to star in Sarah Gavron's drama "The Fury" at Focus Features and Film 4. Alison Owen is producing.

Abi Morgan ("Shame," "The Hour") scripted the project which explores the suffragist movement in the UK. [Source: Deadline]

Jersey Boys
Christopher Walken has joined the cast of Clint Eastwood's upcoming film adaptation of the musical "Jersey Boys" at Warner Bros. Pictures. Filming begins in September.

Walken plays the role of Angelo 'Gyp' DeCarlo, the Jersey mobster who serves an unofficial consigliere role to the young singers as they tried to build their careers. [Source: Deadline]

Love Is Strange
John Lithgow will star opposite Alfred Molina in "Keep The Lights On" director Ira Sachs' NYC-set drama "Love Is Strange". Michael Gambon was initially set to play the role but had to drop out due to scheduling conflicts.

The story follows a long-term but just-married gay couple whose honeymoon is complicated when circumstances force them to temporarily separate. One moves in with his nephew, the other with the gay cops next door. Shooting begins in August. [Source: Deadline]

Interstellar
Topher Grace ("Predators," "Traffic") is the latest addition to the cast of Christopher Nolan's sci-fi epic "Interstellar".

As per usual, details of his role are unknown. Grace joins a cast that includes Matthew McConaughey, Jessica Chastain, Anne Hathaway and John Lithgow. [Source: Hollywood.com]

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