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Casting: Shannon, Lindo, Clements, Brooks

By Garth Franklin Friday September 13th 2013 02:20PM
Casting: Shannon, Lindo, Clements, Brooks

99 Homes
Michael Shannon will join Andrew Garfield in Ramin Bahrani's indie drama "99 Homes" at Treehouse Pictures.

Garfield plays a man who loses his home to foreclosure. Desperate, he eventually finds work with the manipulative real estate broker (Shannon) who took his house. The broker soon entices him into schemes to embezzle government money. [Source: THR]

Cymbeline
Delroy Lindo has joined the cast of Michael Almereyda's biker-gang and corrupt cops take on Shakespeare's "Cymbeline".

Lindo will portray Belarius, a battered and paranoid noble. Ed Harris, Dakota Johnson, Penn Badgely, Milla Jovovich, Ethan Hawke, Boyd Holbrook and Anton Yelchin also star. [Source: Deadline]

Poltergeist
6-year-old Kennedi Clements ("Rogue," "A Family Thanksgiving") has scored the key role of Madison in Gil Kenan’s "Poltergeist" remake.

The role is this version's take on Carol Ann, a little girl who meets up with nasty ghosts in her TV. Sam Rockwell, Rosemarie DeWitt and Jared Harris also star. [Source: Deadline]

The Little Prince
Albert Brooks, James Franco, Rachel McAdams, Jeff Bridges, Benicio Del Toro and Paul Giamatti are all onboard "The Little Prince" at Paramount Pictures. Brooks will voice the villain. [Source: Deadline]

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