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Casting: Boquet, Chandler, Milicevic, Gummer

By Garth Franklin Friday January 31st 2014 02:57PM

Rosemary's Baby
Christina Cole and legendary "For Your Eyes Only" Bond girl Carole Bouquet have signed on for NBC's four-hour miniseries adaptation of "Rosemary's Baby".

Bouquet plays Margaux Castevet, a sophisticated and beautiful Parisian socialite who befriends young Rosemary (Zoe Saldana), and Cole will play Julie, Rosemary’s spirited girlfriend. Patrick J. Adams and Jason Isaacs also star. [Source: Deadline]

Carol
Kyle Chandler ("The Wolf of Wall Street," "Zero Dark Thirty") has joined the cast of Todd Haynes' "Carol", an adaptation of Patricia Highsmith's "The Price of Salt," for The Weinstein Company.

The story chronicles the burgeoning and tempestuous relationship between two very different women (Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara) in 1950s New York City. Chandler plays the jealous husband of Blanchett's character, a woman trapped in a dead marriage. [Source: Deadline]

Alone
Ivana Milicevic ("Banshee"), Mark Margolis ("The X-Files") and Meadow Williams ("The Harvest") have joined the cast of Matthew Coppola's indie drama "Alone". Ray Liotta, Mark Kassen and Sophie Turner also star in the film which begins shooting in New York next week.

Kassen plays a vet battling PTSD who finds comfort in the company of a rebellious NYC high school teen (Turner), while Liotta plays her disapproving father. [Source: THR]

Extant
Grace Gummer ("The Newsroom") has scored a series regular role on the Halle Berry-led CBS mystery thriller series "Extant". Camryn Manheim and Goran Visnjic also star.

The story deals with a female astronaut (Berry) struggling to reconnect with her family after she returns from space. Gummer plays one of the minds in charge of building robot prototypes. [Source: Variety]

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