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Casting: Colette, Ritter, Bogosian, Settle

By Garth Franklin Monday December 16th 2013 08:47AM

Glassland
Toni Colette along with Jack Reynor ("Transformers: Age of Extinction"), Will Poulter ("We're The Millers") and Michael Smiley ("Kill List") are all set to star in Gerard Barrett's "Glassland" for Element Pictures.

Reynor plays a cab driver who gets tangled up in the world of human trafficking while trying to save his mother (Collette) from addiction. Shooting kicks off January 8th in Dublin. [Source: Screen]

Midnight Rider
The All-American Rejects singer Tyson Ritter and Wyatt Russell will play Gregg and Duane Allman in Randall Miller and Jody Savin's "Midnight Rider" an adaptation of Gregg Allman's memoir "My Cross to Bear"

Tyson and Wyatt will perform vocals, guitar, piano and organ throughout the film about the Southern rock group who hit it big in the 1960s and 1970s, but was hit by numerous tragedies. Open Road Films will distribute with filming to begin in February in Savannah, Georgia. [Source: THR]

Ouija
Matthew Settle ("I Still Know What You Did Last Summer") has joined the cast of Stiles White's horror tale "Ouija" at Universal. Settle plays the father of leading lady Laine Morris (Olivia Cooke).

The story follows a group of teens playing with a Ouija board, making contact with an evil spirit, then desperately trying to close the door they’ve opened. Douglas Smith and Daren Kagasoff also star. [Source: Deadline]

Listen Up Philip
Eric Bogosian ("Under Siege 2") will narrate Alex Ross Perry’s comedy "Listen Up Philip" which premieres at Sundance next month.

Jason Schwartzman, Elisabeth Moss, Jonathan Pryce and Krysten Ritter star as New Yorkers living their lives somewhere between individuality and isolation as seasons and attitudes change. [Source: Deadline]

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