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Film & TV Casting: LOCKE & KEY, MARY, Casey Affleck In STONER

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Locke & Key, Mary, Stoner, And Other Film And TV Casting News

Locke & KeyMaryStoner, and other films and TV shows have made recent casting news.

These productions come from studios based primarily in the United States. The castings are subject to change.

Stoner

Casey Affleck has been cast as the lead in the upcoming drama Stoner. Affleck earned as Academy Award for his performance in Manchester by the Sea. Based on the novel of the same name by John Williams, the film will tell the story of William Stoner, a farmer who works his way into the world of academia. Joe Wright, who is known for his work on Atonement and Pan, is set to direct the film.

Mary

Gary Oldman is set to star in the indie thriller Mary. One of the most prolific actors of his generation, Oldman has appeared in a range of films from JFK and Sid & Nancy to the Harry Potter and Dark Knight series. Entertainment One and Tucker Tooley Entertainment are both serving as producers and financers of the planned film.

Locke & Key

Megan Carpentier has been added to the cast of Hulu’s upcoming horror/fantasy comic adaptation Locke & Key.

Robert F. Kennedy

Chris Pine will play Robert F. Kennedy in an original limited series from Hulu about the slain attorney general and senator.

The Daily Show

Comedienne Dulce Sloan has joined Comedy Central’s The Daily Show as a correspondent.

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Reggie Peralta

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