Casting: Isaac, Heidecker, Jones, Rotimi

Oscar Isaac has been cast in Ariel Kleiman’s upcoming feature “Partisan” at Warp Films Australia.

The story is described as a confronting tale about a vengeful man raising his children to attack the world that wronged him. [Source: Inside Film]

A Friggin’ Christmas Miracle
Tim Heidecker and Wendi McLendon-Covey have joined the cast of “A Friggin’ Christmas Miracle” alongside Joel McHale and Robin Williams.

McHale plays a family man who takes his wife and son to visit his family for Christmas. he soon realizes he left all his son’s gifts at home, so he, his father (Williams) and brother set off to salvage the holiday. [Source: The Wrap]

Killer’s List
Vinnie Jones is attached to play a retired hit man and widower whose young son is kidnapped in Phil Avalon’s thriller “The Killer’s List”. The filming takes place on Australia’s Gold Coast in July.

The story follows the guy (Jones) as the kidnapper sends him a cardboard box containing his son’s fingers, a mobile phone and instructions to eliminate five of his former criminal associates. [Source: Bloody Disgusting]

Black Nativity
“Boss” actor Rotimi has joined out the cast of Kasi Lemmons’ “Black Nativity” at Fox Searchlight. Forest Whitaker, Jennifer Hudson and Angela Bassett also star in the story which is based on the Langston Hughes novel.

When a young teen’s mother sends him to live with his estranged parents, he falls into a deep sleep at a church during Christmastime and dreams of a black nativity. [Source: Variety]