Various Casting News

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Fairytale of New York
Kiefer Sutherland (“24″, “The Lost Boys”) and Kate Bosworth (“Superman Returns”, “Win A Date With Tad Hamilton”) will star in Lee Cleary’s Manhattan-set romance. Sutherland will play an Irish standup comic who meets an American woman played by Bosworth in a New York art gallery while on tour.Lisa Katselas, one of the film’s producers, said : ““Fairytale of New York lets us observe what most of us hope for in a relationship and then it takes us further, much further…To achieve this we needed to find amazing actors with a magical connection and we have in Kiefer and Kate. They will light up the screen.” (More…)

Snow White and the Huntsman
Chris ‘Thor’ Hemsworth’s deal has closed, he will star as the ‘Huntsman’ in Universal’s rejig of the “Snow White” tale. Kristen Stewart plays ‘Snow’, Charlize Theron is the evil Queen. (More…)

The Idolmaker
Ryan Gosling (“Drive”, “The Notebook”) will direct and star in a remake of Taylor Hackford’s “The Idolmaker”. The 1980 film starred Ray Sharkey in a story about the life of rock promoter/producer Bob Marcucci, who discovered Frankie Avalon and Fabian. (More…)

The Wizard of Lies
Robert De Niro (“Limitless”, “Little Fockers”) is in talks to play imprisoned swindler Bernie Madoff in a HBO film version of bestseller “The Wizard Of Lies: Bernie Madoff And The Death Of Trust”. (More…)

Rock of Ages
Is he in? Is he out? Is he in again? Is he out again? Nope, he’s in… again. Speaking of course about Alec Baldwin who, as of this moment, is indeed doing Adam Shankman’s musical. Baldwin had asked to be replaced on the film but the producers refused to let him go. (More…)