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Casting: Hayek, Kinnear, Steenburgen, Jones

By Garth Franklin Monday January 20th 2014 05:44PM

The Tale of Tales
Salma Hayek and Vincent Cassel have signed on to play the leads in Matteo Garrone's first English language film "The Tale of Tales" for Archimede Film and Le Pacte.

The only details are that it will give traditional Italian tales a modern twist. Filming begins this Spring in Italy. [Source: Variety]

Man Up
Rory Kinnear, Olivia Williams, Sharon Horgan, Harriet Walter, Ken Stott and Stephen Campbell Moore are all set to join Ben Palmer's romantic comedy "Man Up" for Big Talk and StudioCanal. Six weeks of filming kicks off in London today

Tess Morris penned the story of a disillusioned single woman (Lake Bell) who mistakenly goes on a date with a freshly-hatched divorcee (Simon Pegg). Lost divorce papers, a stalker, and an urban triathlon are all added into the mix. [Source: Screen]

Justified
Mary Steenburgen has scored a recurring role in the fifth season of the FX drama series "Justified". She'll first appear in the tenth episode.

Steenburgen plays Katherine Hale, a beautiful, Southern belle and wife of Wynn Duffy's (Jere Burns) mentor in crime. [Source: The Live Feed]

Untitled Cabot College Series
Brandon Jones ("CSI," "Supernatural") has joined the untitled Tina Fey and Matt Hubbard multicamera comedy series in the works at Fox. The story is set at a women's college that, for the first time, has just opened its doors to four male students.

Jones plays Gerald, one of the four students. Gerald is a handsome, corn-fed and incredibly naive guy from a Mormon family in a small Utah town. [Source: The Live Feed]

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