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Casting: Oldman, Smith, Johnson, Friel, Chase

By Garth Franklin Friday July 11th 2014 03:54AM

Criminal
Gary Oldman is in negotiations to join Kevin Costner in Ariel Vromen's thriller "Criminal" for Millennium Films. Oldman would play a CIA chief.

The story centers on a dead CIA operative's memories, secrets and skills that are implanted into a dangerous prison inmate in hopes that he will stop a diabolical plot. [Source: Heat Vision]

Terminator
Douglas Smith ("Big Love," "Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters") has joined the cast of the "Terminator" reboot at Paramount Pictures. Details of his character are under wraps.

The Alan Taylor-helmed film is currently in production in New Orleans with Emilia Clarke, Jai Courtney and Arnold Schwarzenegger starring. [Source: Deadline]

Forever, Interrupted
Dakota Johnson ("Fifty Shades of Grey") is attached to star in and executive produce a film adaptation of Taylor Jenkins Reid's debut novel "Forever, Interrupted".

The story follows Elsie, a young woman who elopes after a whirlwind romance and forges an unlikely relationship with her mother-in-law after her husband suddenly dies. [Source: Deadline]

The Master Cleanse
Anna Friel ("Pushing Daisies") and Oliver Platt ("Fargo") are set to join Anjelica Huston and Johnny Galecki in Bobby Miller's fantasy body horror comedy "The Master Cleanse". Friel replaces Chloe Sevigny in the role of a woman in slowly warms up to the male lead character.

Galecki plays a heartbroken man who decides to restart his life, joining a spiritual retreat designed to cleanse negative toxins from his body. But things take a turn when the participants discover that the cleanse releases something far greater than everyday toxins and traumatic experiences. [Source: The Wrap]

Kill For Me
Bailey Chase ("Longmire") has joined the cast of Tim McCann's indie drama "Kill For Me" which shoots this month in New York.

Chase plays Charlie Sundstrom, a newly released ex-con who must navigate the criminal underworld to save his son, unaware he’s being set up to pay for his crimes all over again. [Source: Deadline]

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