Casting: Garner, Moretz, Virmani, Guzman

Draft Day
Jennifer Garner is in talks to star in Ivan Reitman’s football comedy “Draft Day” at Paramount Pictures. Garner would play the secretary to Kevin Costner’s lead character.

Rajiv Joseph and Scott Rothman penned the script which centers around the NFL’s draft and sees the general manager of the Buffalo Bills going to any length to secure his top pick. [Source: Variety]

Dark Places
Chloe Grace Moretz (“Kick-Ass,” “Hugo”) will play a character named Diondra in Gilles Paquet-Brenner’s “Dark Places,” an adaptation of the 2010 novel by Gillian Flynn.

Charlize Theron also stars in the story of a woman who 25 years ago testified against her brother as the killer of their family. Now a group called the Kill Club believes he is innocent and is out to prove it. [Source: Deadline]

Dr. Cabbie
Canadian actor Vinay Virmani (“David”) is set to star in Jean-Francois Pouliot’s oddball indie comedy “Dr. Cabbie”. Shooting will take place in Toronto.

Virmani portrays a young Indian doctor newly-arrived in Canada and having to work as a taxi driver after being rejected by local medical schools. While driving the cab, the young doctor treats people he picks up as passengers as part of a mobile clinic. [Source: THR]

April Rain
“Step Up Revolution” actor Ryan Guzman has joined the cast of Luciano Saber’s thriller “April Rain”. Luke Goss, Vincent Spano, Andrew Keegan, Doug Savant, Ming Na Wen and Adrian Tudor also star.

The story follows a team of federal undercover agents as they race to thwart a terrorist plot in Los Angeles. Shooting begins this week in Los Angeles. [Source: Screen Daily]