Casting: Dunst, Powell, Braun, Gainsbourg

By Garth Franklin Monday August 12th 2013 11:28PM

Midnight Special
Kirsten Dunst is set to play the female lead in "Take Shelter" director Jeff Nichols' "Midnight Special" at Warner Bros. Pictures.

The story follows a father and his 8-year old son who go on the run when the dad realizes the boy has some kind of special powers. Michael Shannon and Joel Edgerton also star. [Source: Deadline]

The Expendables 3
24-year-old newcomer Glen Powell has been cast in a major role in the upcoming action sequel "The Expendables 3" at Nu Image/Millennium Films.

Powell will play a highly trained combat veteran who is also an expert hacker and drone pilot. Patrick Hughes is directing from a screenplay by Stallone and Richard Wenk. [Source: ]

Good Kids
Nicholas Braun and Jane Levy are set to star in Chris McCoy's "Good Kids". McCoy makes his directorial debut on the project from a Black List script he wrote.

The story follows four overachieving high school students on Cape Cod who reinvent themselves after graduation when the summer people come to town. [Source: Deadline]

High Moon

Everything Will Be Fine
Charlotte Gainsbourg and Marie-Josee Croze have joined Wim Wenders' 3D feature "Everything Will Be Fine". Filming just began in Montreal.

James Franco plays a writer who accidentally causes the death of a child in the story that follows him over the next twelve years. Bjorn-Olaf Johannessen penned the script. [Source: THR]