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Casting: Dawson, Pressly, Eastwood, Schumer

By Garth Franklin Monday August 26th 2013 03:13PM
Casting: Dawson, Pressly, Eastwood, Schumer

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay
Indie Aussie actress Stef Dawson ("13 Girls," "Shadow of the Monarch") has joined the cast of the two-part "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay" films at Lionsgate.

Dawson plays District 4 victor Annie Cresta, the love interest of Finnick (Sam Claflin) in the films. [Source: THR]

A Haunted House 2
Jaime Pressly, Gabriel Iglesias and Ashley Rickards have joined the cast of Mike Tiddes' spoof sequel "A Haunted House 2". Filming begins on Monday.

Marlon Wayans stars as a man plagued by paranormal events along with returning cast members Essence Atkins, Affion Crockett and Dave Sheridan. [Source: Variety]

Fury
Scott Eastwood has joined the cast of David Ayer's upcoming World War II tank movie "Fury". The story follows a five-man crew on a deadly mission behind enemy lines at the very end of the war.

Eastwood plays Sergeant Miles. Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf, Logan Lerman and Michael Pena also star and filming begins next month in Columbia. [Source: ]

Untitled Amy Schumer Project
Judd Apatow and Universal have optioned an untitled script which Amy Schumer is writing and plans to star in. Apatow will work with Schumer to develop the story and shape the script.

Schumer made her name on Comedy Central Roasts before become writer and star of her own series "Inside Amy Schumer" which has been a ratings hit this year. [Source: Deadline]

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