Casting News : Silver Lining, Stoker, Now You See Me, Hudson

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The Silver Linings Playbook

Angelina Jolie is rumoured to be up for the David O.Russell directed film adaptation of the Matthew Quick novel. Mark Wahlberg is set to play “a delusional former high school history teacher who’s just been released into the custody of his mom. Believing that he’s only been away for a few months instead of the four years he just spent in a mental institution, the teacher sets about wooing back his ex-wife.” Jolie would play the ex-wife. (More…)

Hyde Park on the Hudson

Olivia Williams (“Dollhouse”) is the frontrunner to play Eleanor Roosevelt in “Hyde Park on the Hudson”, opposite Bill Murray who is set to play Franklin D. Laura Linney is already set to play lover and secretary, Daisy. (More…)

Stoker

Matthew Goode (“Watchmen”) looks set to join Nicole Kidman and Mia Wasikowska in Park Chan-wook’s English-language debut. The flick tells the story of a girl and her mother who, after the death of the father, reunite with his mysterious brother. Kidman is the mother, Waskiowska is the girl and Goode would be the mysterious uncle, who is rumored to be a vampire. (More…)

Now You See Me

Jesse Eisenberg and Jake Gyllenhaal look to do magician film “Now You See Me”, a thriller that “follows a group of the world’s greatest illusionists, who pull off daring bank heists during their performances, showering the profits on their audience. Eventually, the FBI gets involved, prompting a cat-and-mouse game between adversaries.” Louis Letterier (“The Incredible Hulk”) directs. (More…)

Father Daughter Time

John Krasinski (“Something Borrowed”) will star in Matt Damon’s directorial debut “Father Daughter Time”, the actor cum filmmaker confirmed today. (More…)