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Casting: Trammell, Banks, Wiig, Shipka

By Garth Franklin Thursday August 15th 2013 01:20PM

The Fault In Our Stars
Sam Trammell ("True Blood") is set to play Shailene Woodley's father in Josh Boone's "The Fault in Our Stars" at 20th Century Fox.

Based on John Green's bestselling novel, the story follows two cancer-stricken teens (Woodley, Ansel Elgort) who strike up a romantic relationship as they face an uncertain future. [Source: The Wrap]

Little Accidents
Elizabeth Banks, Boyd Holbrook, Chloë Sevigny, Jacob Lofland and Josh Lucas are all set to star in Sara Colangelo's currently filming indie drama "Little Accidents". The West Virginia-shot feature is based on a short film of the same name which played at Sundance in 2010.

The story deals with the disappearance of a 14-year old boy in an American coal town that has already seen its share of tragedy after a mining accident. The disappearance draws together three local residents to navigate the web of secrets surrounding the boy’s death. [Source: Deadline]

Nasty Baby
Kristen Wiig ("Bridesmaids") is in early talks to star in Sebastian Silva's Brooklyn-set indie drama "Nasty Baby"

Silva and Tunde Adebimpe play a gay couple trying to have a baby with the help of their best friend and family practitioner Anna (Wiig). [Source: The Wrap]

Flowers in the Attic
Kiernan Shipka ("Mad Men") and Mason Dye ("Secret Diary of an American Cheerleader") have scored the young lead roles in Lifetime's "Flowers In The Attic" telemovie remake.

Based on V.C. Andrews' novel, the story follows four children forced to endure unimaginable treatment living in the attic of their grandparents’ mansion. The children, of which these actors will play the eldest two, soon form a family unit of their own. [Source: Deadline]

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