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Casting: Rasuk, Hawke, Passmore, Houten

By Garth Franklin Thursday October 31st 2013 04:16PM

Fifty Shades of Grey
Victor Rasuk ("How to Make It In America," "Godzilla") has scored the role of aspiring photographer and love rival Jose in the "Fifty Shades Of Grey" film adaptation at Universal Pictures and Focus Features.

Jose is a classmate and friend of Anastasia Steele (Dakota Johnson) and wants to be more. He ultimately becomes a rival for her affections with businessman Christian Grey (Jamie Dornan). [Source: Deadline]

Regression
Ethan Hawke is set to star in "The Others" and "Agora" director Alejandro AmenĂ¡bar's "Regression" for FilmNation Entertainment. Fernando Bovaira will produce.

AmenĂ¡bar helms from his own screenplay, plot details are under wraps. Filming is slated to start in the spring. [Source: Variety]

Incarnate
Aussie actor Matt Passmore (The Glades) is set to star in an untitled pilot for USA Network. Sean Jablonski will executive produce.

Passmore will play an investment banker who attempts to satisfy his married midlife crisis by quitting his job and redefining himself and his relationships. [Source: Deadline]

Incarnate
Carice van Houten ("Game of Thrones," "Valkyrie") has joined the cast of Brad Peyton's micro-budget supernatural thriller "Incarnate" at Blumhouse Productions. Van Houten will play the mother of the boy at the center of the story.

Aaron Eckhart plays an unconventional exorcist with the ability to tap into the subconscious of the possessed. He meets his match when a 9-year-old boy is possessed by a demon from his past. [Source: Heat Vision]

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