Casting: Roberts, McPhee, Taylor, Blades

The Human Centipede 3
Eric Roberts has reportedly joined the cast of Tom Six’s upcoming sequel “The Human Centipede 3 (Final Sequence)”.

Roberts will star alongside Dieter Laser, Laurence Harvey, Tommy “Tiny” Lister, Robert LaSardo and Bree Olson in the film which is said to contain a 500-person ‘centipede’. [Source: EW]

Katharine McPhee (“Smash”) is attached to star in the thriller “Depravity”. Paul Tamasy will direct from a script by Dennis Lehane.

The story centers on a group of roommates who accidentally kill an innocent man they thought was a thrill killer. McPhee will play the one that the rest of the group tries to peg as a scapegoat. [Source: Horror Movies]

Noah Taylor will join Logan Marshall-Green in Cinemax’s new John Hillcoat-directed drama pilot “Quarry” based on the Max Allan Collins novel series.

Marshall-Green plays a Marine sniper who, upon his return home from Vietnam in 1973, finds himself shunned by those he loves. Taylor will play a hitman who helps him learn the ropes.[Source: Deadline]

Hands of Stone
Panamanian singer and actor Ruben Blades is set to join “Hands of Stone,” Jonathan Jakubowicz’s biopic of boxer Roberto Duran. The project will shoot in New York and Panama.

Edgar Ramirez plays Duran, who rose from the slums of Panama to become a world-class boxer. Blades will portray Duran’s manager Carlos Eleta, while Robert De Niro plays boxing trainer Ray Arcel. [Source: Variety]