"War Horse" star Jeremy Irvine has scored the lead role in Roland Emmerich's "Stonewall". The story chronicles the events around the 1969 police raid of the Stonewall Inn in New York’s Greenwich Village. The resulting clashes sparked a massive push in the gay rights movement around the world.
Irvine will play a young man whose political awakening forms our conduit into these groundbreaking events. Filming begins later this year. [Source: The Guardian]
The Septembers Of Shiraz
Adrien Brody is set to join Salma Hayek and Shoreh Aghdashloo in Wayne Blair's thriller "The Septembers Of Shiraz" for Millennium Films. Based on the Dalia Sofer best-seller, filming begins June 9th in Bulgaria and Israel.
The true story tale follows a secular Jewish family caught in the Islamic revolution in Iran, and their journey to overcome and ultimately escape from the deadly tyranny that swept their country and threatened to extinguish their lives. [Source: Vulture]
Terrence Howard has joined the cast of Peter Billingsley's thriller "Term Life" at Universal Pictures. Howard will play Sheriff Braydon, a small-town cop who crosses paths with our on the run heroes.
Vince Vaughn plays a hunted criminal who takes out an insurance policy on himself to benefit his estranged daughter (Hailee Steinfeld). Filming on the project wraps later this month. [Source: Deadline]
Hell on Wheels
Canadian country music singer MacKenzie Porter has scored a series regular role in the fourth season of AMC's Western drama series "Hell On Wheels". Filming begins later this month in Calgary.
Porter will play Naomi, the mormon wife of Cullen Bohannon (Anson Mount) and mother of his child who is torn between their restrictive life and the exotic adventure promised by life with her gentile husband outside the fort. [Source: Deadline]