Movie Casting

Film Casting: THE TRAP, LEGO BATMAN, Alexandra Daddario & More Test for BAYWATCH

Alexandra Daddario Ashley Benson Nina Dobrev Alexandra Shipp Shelley Hennig Bianca Santos Denyse Tontz

The Trap, The Lego Batman Movie, Baywatch, 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.

Lights Out

Brian De Palma has signed on to direct the action-thriller “Lights Out”

The story follows a blind Chinese girl who gets caught in a plot to expose a top-secret assassination program.

The Little Mermaid

Chloe Grace Moretz is set to star in “The Little Mermaid”

Richard Curtis (“Love, Actually”) is nearing a deal to write the script for the film, which is based on the beloved fairy tale from Hans Christian Andersen.

The original story follows a mermaid who saves a man from drowning and falls in love with him.

Sherlock Gnomes

Johnny Depp is set to voice the lead role in the animated movie “Sherlock Gnomes”

James McAvoy and Emily Blunt will return for the sequel, which hails from Paramount Animation and MGM.


Paramount Pictures…[has] set a short list of actresses who will test for the female lead. Here are the names I hear: Alexandra Daddario (San Andreas, Percy Jackson), Ashley Benson (Pretty Little Liars, Elvis & Nixon), Nina Dobrev (Vampire Diaries), Alexandra Shipp (Straight Outta Compton, X-Men Apocalypse), Shelley Hennig (Teen Wolf), Bianca Santos (The Duff) and Denyse Tontz (Big Time Rush).

Damian Shannon & Mark Swift wrote the latest draft.

Meagen Leavey

Damson Idris has joined the cast of indie drama Meagen Leavey opposite Kate Mara.

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