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Casting: Ahmed, Tamblyn, Harris, Lowe

By Garth Franklin Tuesday September 17th 2013 01:38PM
Casting: Ahmed, Tamblyn, Harris, Lowe

Nightcrawler
Riz Ahmed will join Jake Gyllenhaal and Rene Russo in "Nightcrawler." Dan Gilroy helms the film which begins filming next month.

Gyllenhaal plays a driven young man who discovers the nocturnal world of freelance crime journalism in Los Angeles. Ahmed will play Gyllenhaal's "driver and protege. [Source: The Wrap]

Girlfriend's Day
Amber Tamblyn has joined the cast of Michael Stephenson's "Girlfriend's Day" which begins filming in Los Angeles early next year. Tamblyn will play an offbeat "Cardie" (fan of greeting card writers) who becomes a muse to the lead character.

Bob Odenkirk penned the script and stars as Ray, a has-been greeting card writer. In trying to recapture the feelings that once made him the greatest, Ray gets entangled in a web of murder and deceit as writers vie to create the perfect card for a new holiday: Girlfriend's Day. [Source: FonsPR]

See No Evil 2
Danielle Harris ("Hatchet II," "Halloween 5") and Katharine Isabelle ("Ginger Snaps," "Freddy Vs. Jason") will star opposite wrestler Kane and Michael Eklund in Jen and Sylvia Soska's "See No Evil 2" at WWE Studios and Lionsgate.

The story picks up after the events of the 2006 first film with psycho killer Jacob Goodnight (Kane) rising from the dead in the city morgue to prey on unsuspecting medical students. [Source: Deadline]

Tomorrowland
Tim McGraw has joined Brad Bird's upcoming feature "Tomorrowland" at Disney Pictures. Filming is taking place in Vancouver.

The film follows a bright teen (Britt Robertson) and a former boy-genius inventor (George Clooney) as they embark on a "danger-filled mission to unearth the secrets of an enigmatic place somewhere in time and space that exists in their collective memory." [Source: GACTV]

Sex Tape
Rob Lowe has signed on to join Jake Kasdan's comedy "Sex Tape" at Sony Pictures. Cameron Diaz and Jason Segal play a husband and wife who try to re-energize their marriage by making a personal sex tape which finds its way outside of their home.

Lowe will play a mysterious, and highly strung CEO of a publicly traded Children’s Toy Company who inadvertently receives the tape, which they must attempt to steal back. Rob Corddry and Jack Black also star. [Source: Deadline]

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