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Casting: Kurylenko, Stanfield, Greenwood, Pearce

By Garth Franklin Saturday June 21st 2014 01:27PM

Little Mizz Innocent
Olga Kurylenko ("Quantum of Solace," "To the Wonder") has signed on to star in Marc Forby's upcoming action-thriller "Little Mizz Innocent".

Gino McKoy penned the script in which Kurylenko plays a U.N. interpreter who gets caught in a power struggle between the FBI and a ruthless criminal dynasty. [Source: Deadline]

Miles Ahead
Keith Stanfield ("Short Term 12") will join Don Cheadle and Ewan McGregor in the Miles Davis movie "Miles Ahead" which will be Cheadle's feature directorial debut. Shooting begins next month in Cincinnati.

The story chronicles a few dangerous days in Davis’ life as the jazz icon (Cheadle) teams with a Rolling Stone journalist (McGregor) to hunt down a stolen recording intended to reignite his career. Stanfield will play Junior, an edgy but impressionable trumpet player involved in the theft. [Source: The Wrap]

Spectral
Bruce Greenwood ("Star Trek," "Thirteen Days") and Clayne Crawford ("24," "Justified") have locked in roles in the thriller "Spectral" at Legendary Pictures.

Described as a "supernatural Black Hawk Down," the story follows a special ops group formed to bring down evil ghosts that have taken over Manhattan.[Source: Deadline]

Results
Guy Pearce, Cobie Smulders, Kevin Corrigan, Constance Zimmer, Giovanni Ribisi, Brooklyn Decker and Anthony Michael Hall are reportedly tipped to star "Computer Chess" director Andrew Bujalski's new film "Results".

The story revolves around two personal trainers, and what happens when out-of-shape and newly wealthy man enters their lives. Filming begins in July. [Source: The Playlist]

How To Be Single
Alison Brie ("Community" is in talks to star in Christian Ditter's comedy "How to Be Single" at New Line. Lily Collins also stars.

Based on the Liz Tuccillo novel, the story centers on a woman living in New York and searching for love. Marc Silverstein and Abby Kohn have penned the adaptation, with Dana Fox working on the latest draft. [Source: Variety]

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