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Casting: Moynahan, Pine, Manning, Roberts

By Garth Franklin Tuesday October 15th 2013 10:06AM

John Wick
Bridget Moynahan ("I, Robot") has joined the cast of Chad Stahelski and David Leitch's contemporary revenge thriller "John Wick". Derek Kolstad penned the script and filming has begun in the New York area.

Keanu Reeves plays a former hit man forced to return to action after thugs steal his car and kill his dog. Moynahan plays Reeves' wife. Willem Dafoe, Alfie Allen, Michael Nyqvist, Adrianne Palicki and Dean Winters also star. [Source: THR]

Horrible Bosses 2
He was first linked last week, now he's confirmed - Chris Pine ("Star Trek") has joined the cast of the comedy sequel "Horrible Bosses 2" for Warner Bros. Pictures.

Pine will play half of a father-son duo who steal the idea for a new invention from the main trio of characters (Jason Bateman, Charlie Day, and Jason Sudeikis). [Source: Variety]

A Light Beneath Their Feet
Taryn Manning ("Orange is the New Black," "Hustle & Flow") has been cast in Valerie Weiss' indie coming-of-age dramedy "A Light Beneath Their Feet" which begins filming in February.

The story follows a high school senior who must choose between heading to college and taking care of her bipolar mother (Manning). Moira McMahon Leeper penned the script, while Rob Johnson is producing. [Source: Deadline]

Inherent Vice
Eric Roberts ("The Dark Knight") has revealed he has a role in Paul Thomas Anderson's already wrapped new project "Inherent Vice".

Roberts wouldn't give away any details about his part in the film which also stars Joaquin Phoenix, Reese Witherspoon, Jena Malone, Josh Brolin, Owen Wilson, Benicio Del Toro and Martin Short. [Source: Cigs & Vine]

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