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Casting: Whishaw, Mortensen, Aniston, Rodriguez

By Garth Franklin Thursday February 20th 2014 07:48PM

Suffragette
Ben Whishaw and Brendan Gleeson are set to join the Sarah Gavron's "Suffragette". Helena Bonham Carter, Romola Garai, Anne-Marie Duff, Samuel West and Meryl Streep also star in the film which begins shooting this coming Monday in the UK.

Carey Mulligan plays a foot soldier of the early feminist movement who becomes radicalized and turns to violence as a route to change. [Source: Screen]

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Viggo Mortensen is in talks to star in Matt Ross' "Captain Fantastic" at Electric City Entertainment. Filming takes place this summer.

Mortensen plays an idealistic father who, after a decade of living off the grid in the forests of the Pacific Northwest, must return with his six young kids to assimilate back into society. [Source: Deadline]

Mean Moms
Jennifer Aniston is in early talks to star in "Mean Moms" for New Line Cinema. The film is an adaptation of Rosalind Wiseman's book "Queen Bee Moms and King Pin Dads".

Aniston would play a mother who is forced to deal with some grown-up "mean girls" in her suburban neighborhood. [Source: THR]

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Genesis Rodriguez ("Identity Thief," "Man on a Ledge") will join Dennis Iliadis' supernatural thriller "Home" for Universal and Blumhouse Productions.

Topher Grace plays a man who inherits a mansion from his deceased parents and starts to suspect it is haunted after a series of disturbing events. [Source: The Wrap]

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