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Casting: Till, Roberts, Malone, Kleintank, Riesgraf

By Garth Franklin Thursday August 28th 2014 11:30AM
Casting: Till, Roberts, Malone, Kleintank, Riesgraf

The Disappointments Room
Lucas Till ("X-Men: First Class") will star opposite Kate Beckinsale in D.J. Caruso's thriller "The Disappointments Room" at Relativity Studios. Wentworth Miller penned the script which Caruso has since done a rewrite on and filming begins in two weeks in North Carolina.

The story tells of a mother (Beckinsale) who moves her family to a beautiful house in the country. The discovery of a secret room in the attic leads to the woman unlocking the home’s bloody secret past and how it ties frighteningly to her own. Till will play a mysterious carpenter who works on the family's home. [Source: Heat Vision]

February
Emma Roberts ("We're the Millers") and Kiernan Shipka ("Flowers in the Attic") are set to star in Osgood Perkins' horror-thriller "February".

The story follows a haunted young woman who makes a bloody and determined pilgrimage across a frozen landscape toward a prestigious all girls prep school, where two of her friends find themselves stranded after their parents mysteriously fail to retrieve them for winter break. As she gets closer, terrifying visions begin plaguing them. [Source: Deadline]

Bottom Of The World
Jena Malone ("The Hunger Games: Catching Fire") and Douglas Smith ("Terminator: Genisys") have scored lead roles in Richard Sears' indie horror film "Bottom Of The World".

The pair play a young couple who stop at a desert motel on their way to start a new life in L.A. When she vanishes, he desperately tries to find her but is plunged into a nightmarish world where he finally realizes that he must be in a dream - but he is not the dreamer. [Source: Deadline]

The Man In The High Castle
Luke Kleintank has joined the cast of the Amazon pilot "The Man In The High Castle" which Frank Spotnitz and Scott Free will produce.  Kleintank will play Joe Blake, an all-American guy living in New York who has joined the clandestine American Resistance.

Based on Philip K. Dick’s Hugo Award-winning novel, the project is set in 1962 explores an alternative reality in which Nazi Germany and Japan won World War II and occupy the United States, with the East Coast controlled by the Nazis and the West Coast owned by Japan, and a chunk of the Midwest still up for grabs. [Source: Deadline]

Shut In
Beth Riesgraf ("Leverage") is set to star in Adam Schindler's psychological horror thriller "Shut In" which began production this week in Shreveport, Louisiana.

Riesgraf is playing a woman who suffers from agoraphobia so crippling that when a trio of criminals break into her house, she cannot bring herself to flee. But what the intruders don’t realize is that agoraphobia is not her only psychosis. [Source: Heat Vision ]

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