Casting : Bell, Shepard, Cooper, Gleeson, Finney, Kinnaman, Dunst, Bloom, Atwell


The Company You Keep
Brendan Gleeson (“The Cup”) has hooked up with Robert Redford, Shia LaBeouf, Nick Nolte, Chris Cooper, Susan Sarandon, Julie Christie, Brit Marling and Anna Kendrick for Redford’s new political-thriller. (Deadline)

Real-life lovebirds Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard will join Tom Arnold and Bradley Cooper in a new film written and co-directed by “Parenthood” star Shepard. ”David Palmer directs with Shepard. Shepard plays an ex getaway driver who breaks the rules of Witness Protection to drive his girlfriend (Bell) to Los Angeles so she can land her dream job. Authorities and his former gang (led by Cooper) get wise and try to track him down” (Deadline)

Arthur & Lancelot
Joel Kinnaman (“The Killing”) is playing Lancelot in the WB/David Dobkin pic. The actor will now do readings with the actors being considered for the role of Athur – including Liam Hemsworth and Kit Harrington. (The Hollywood Reporter)

“Elizabethtown” duo Kirsten Dunst and Orlando Bloom will reteam for Roger Donaldson’s new thriller that’s already got Clive Owen and Anil Kapoor onboard. ”The film is a cautionary tale about greed and ambition that takes place in the exuberant months leading up to the Dow Jones all-time stock market high. Fortunes, both big and small are put at risk as people around the globe gamble that the financial market’s meteoric rise will continue. In New York, a hedge fund manager (Owen) has everything he wants – money, sex and power, but he wants more. In London, a young couple just want to buy their first home, but it seems impossibly out of reach. In Mumbai, a cop fights against corruption between property speculators and his villainous colleague Seth (Kapoor).” (Deadline)

Bond 23
Albert Finney (“The Bourne Ultimatum”) has joined the cast of the next James Bond movie. ”Finney, who has been in remission from cancer of the prostate for several years, will play a Foreign Office mandarin with powers over the Secret Intelligence Service, described to me as a reasonably big role and full of class. The part probably makes him M’s boss, though she — as played by Judi — might not see it that way.” Shooting begins next week on the Daniel Craig-starring 007 adventure. (Daily Mail)

The Sweeney
Hayley Atwell (“Captain America”) and Damian Lewis (“Homeland”) have joined the cast of the Ray Winstone/Plan B movie reboot. Atwell will play a detective. (The Daily Mail)