Dog Days, Glass, The Clearing, and Other Film Casting News
Dog Days, Glass, The Clearing, and other films have made recent film casting, screenwriting, and director news. These films come from movie studios primarily based in the United States. The castings, screenwriters, and directors are subject to change.
Spencer Treat Clark and Charlayne Woodard have been cast in the roles that they previously played in M. Night Shyamalan‘s Unbreakable.
Spencer Treat Clark will reprise his role as Joseph Dunn, the son of David Dunn (Bruce Willis). Charlayne Woodard will reprise his role as Mrs. Price, Elijah Price / Mr. Glass (Samuel L. Jackson)’s mother.
Clark and Woodard join Sarah Paulson in the M. Night Shyamalan-directed film.
Glass‘ plot synopsis: “From Unbreakable, Bruce Willis returns as David Dunn as does Samuel L. Jackson as Elijah Price, known also by his pseudonym Mr. Glass. Joining from Split are James McAvoy, reprising his role as Kevin Wendell Crumb and the multiple identities who reside within, and Anya Taylor-Joy as Casey Cooke, the only captive to survive an encounter with The Beast.
Following the conclusion of Split, Glass finds Dunn pursuing Crumb’s superhuman figure of The Beast in a series of escalating encounters, while the shadowy presence of Price emerges as an orchestrator who holds secrets critical to both men.
This riveting culmination of his worldwide blockbusters will be produced by Shyamalan and Jason Blum, who also produced the writer/director’s previous two films for Universal. They produce again with Ashwin Rajan and Marc Bienstock, and Steven Schneider, who will executive produce.”
Glass will be released on January 18, 2019.
Adam Baldwin has been cast as Bob Orlinger.
Baldwin joins “Ethan Hawke, Dane DeHaan as Billy and newcomer Jake Schur in title role” in the Vincent D’Onofrio-directed film.
The Kid‘s plot synopsis: “Western told through the view of a young boy who reaches out to his outlaw hero to help save his kidnapped sister.”
Denise Richards has been cast as “a best-selling New Age author, who hosts her suburban niece over the summer on a Dr. Doolittle-esque ranch.”
Joey Lawrence has been cast in an unspecified role.
Madeline Carroll, Cassi Thomson, and Nick Searcy have also been cast in the Anna Elizabeth James-directed film.
Pistachio’s plot synopsis: “It revolves around a young girl and her friend who team up against two local boys on an epic horseback riding adventure in the country.”
Nina Dobrev has been cast as Elizabeth, a Good Day Seattle host who “relies on her pet through life and work stresses, including the unwelcomed advances of an on-air colleague.”
Finn Wolfhard has been cast as Tyler, “an altruistic and thoughtful pizza delivery boy.”
Dog Days‘ plot synopsis: “the pic follows a group of interconnected humans brought together by their canine counterparts as each faces hardships in life with their trusty pets at their side.”
Ken Marino is directing the film.
Nina Dobrev has been cast as Chloe, “the French-speaking artist wife of the ex-con and mother of his daughter at the center of Lucky Day, which all takes place over a single unpleasant day.”
Michael Madsen and Luke Bracey have also been cast in the Roger Avary-directed film.
A Man Called Ove
Tom Hanks has been cast as Ove,
a grumpy widower whose overall unhappiness is exacerbated when he is unceremoniously dumped as chairman of the neighborhood association where he lives. Pushed into retirement in his job on top of all else, Ove gives up and resolves to commit suicide. Every attempt is interrupted by some circumstance that leads him to help a needy neighbor. In the process, Ove develops new relationships that lead him on an unusual journey of introspection and caring for others, even if he never gives up on his attempts to end it all.
No director or other cast members are attached yet.
Tyler Labine, Jay Ellis, and Nik Dodani have been cast in unspecified roles.
All three join Deborah Ann Woll, Logan Miller, and Taylor Russell, who have already been cast in the Adam Robitel-directed film.
The Maze‘s plot synopsis: “the psychological thriller about six strangers who find themselves in circumstances beyond their control and must use their wits to survive.”
Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them 2
David Sakurai has been cast as Krall, “one of the ambitious and sulky henchman of [Gellert] Grindelwald.
Eddie Redmayne, Johnny Depp, and Jude Law have been cast in the David Yates-directed film.
Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them 2‘s plot synopsis: “The film opens in 1927, a few months after magizoologist Scamander helped to unveil and capture the infamous Grindelwald in the first installment. As he promised he would, Grindelwald has made a dramatic escape and has been gathering more followers to his cause. The only one who might be able to stop him is the wizard he once called his dearest friend, Albus Dumbledore. But Dumbledore will need help from the wizard who had thwarted Grindelwald once before, his former student Scamander.”
Liam McIntyre has been cast as a husband and father of a young girl. While on a camping trip with his daughter, a zombie outbreak occurs, trapping the duo.
Sydelle Noel has been cast as McIntyre’s wife in the film.
Aundrea Smith has been cast as the daughter of McIntyre and Noel’s character.
Dave Matalon is directing the film.
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