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Casting: Travolta, Swinton, Harrelson, Astin

By Garth Franklin Tuesday March 18th 2014 11:20PM

In a Valley of Violence
John Travolta and Ethan Hawke are in negotiations to co-star in the micro budget revenge Western drama "In a Valley of Violence" for Jason Blum's Blumhouse production banner.

Ti West is writing and will direct the project which is set in the 1890s. No other plot specifics have been revealed. Jacob Jaffke and Peter Phok will also produce. [Source: Heat Vision]

Trainwreck
Tilda Swinton, Ezra Miller, Barkhad Abdi, Mike Birbiglia, Jon Cena and Jon Glaser are all set to star in Judd Apatow's next film "Trainwreck".

Comedian Amy Schumer stars in her first major film role in the film which has also cast Brie Larson and Bill Hader. Plot specifics are being kept under wraps. [Source: ]

Triple Nine
Woody Harrelson is set to star in John Hillcoat's upcoming cop drama "Triple Nine" at Anonymous Content. Harrelson plays Sergeant Detective Jeffrey Allen, uncle to Casey Affleck's fellow officer.

The story follows a group of thieves (Chiwetel Ejiofor) who plan to kill a young LAPD officer (Affleck) to divert the police away from a daring heist they’re perpetrating across town. Michael B. Jordan and Christoph Waltz also star. [Source: Vulture]

Ribbit
Comedian Russell Peters and actor Sean Astin have joined the Malaysian 3D animated feature "Ribbit". Tim Curry and Cherami Leigh also star.

Chuck Powers helms the project with the voices recorded in Los Angeles with animation, rendering and post-production taking place in India, Hong Kong and Malaysia. [Source: Screen]

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