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Casting: Thurman, Harington, Posey, Wittrock

By Garth Franklin Friday July 25th 2014 09:41AM
Casting: Thurman, Harington, Posey, Wittrock

Adam Jones
Uma Thurman has signed on to join Bradley Cooper in John Wells' "Adam Jones" at The Weinstein Company. Filming has just begun in New Orleans for a few days ahead of a two month shoot in London.

Originally titled "Chef," the story follows a rock-star chef (Cooper) hoping to land his own kitchen and a third Michelin star, but he’ll need the help of the beautiful Helene (Sienna Miller). Daniel Bruhl, Emma Thompson, Omar Sy and Jamie Dornan also star. [Source: THR]

7 Days In Hell
Kit Harington ("Game of Thrones") and Andy Samberg ("Brooklyn 99") will star in Jake Szymanski's one-off HBO mockumentary telemovie "7 Days In Hell". "Girls" executive producer Murray Miller will write the script.

Samberg will play a superstar tennis 'bad boy' while Harington stars as a young prodigy to the game as the pair battle it out at Wimbledon. Lena Dunham, Michael Sheen, Karen Gillan, Will Forte, Mary Steenburgen and June Squibb also star. [Source: EW]

Untitled Woody Allen Project
Parker Posey and Jamie Blackley ("If I Stay") have joined the cast of Woody Allen's next untitled film alongside Joaquin Phoenix and Emma Stone.

Plot details haven't been revealed, though shooting is currently underway in Rhode Island. Letty Aronson and Stephen Tenenbaum are producing. [Source: Deadline]

American Horror Story: Freak Show
Finn Wittrock ("All My Children," "The Normal Heart," "Torchwood") has joined the cast of the fourth season of FX's anthology series "American Horror Story". Details of his role are unknown at this time.

Set in Florida in 1950, Lange will portray a German expat managing one of the last remaining freak shows in the country. [Source: The Live Feed]

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