Signings : Zombie, Bobin, Berg, Pettyfer, Heard, Harrington..

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A mixed-up mashed-up pile-on of casting and director engagements from the past twenty-four hours.

  • “24″ alum Xander Berkely is doing a guest-stint on season 3 of “Being Human” (U.S).
  • “Six Feet Under” alum Freddy Rodriguez has joined the cast of “CBGB”, playing a drug addict named ‘Idaho’.
  • Frank Grillo (“The Grey”) is joining Hilary Swank and Brenda Blethyn in HBO’s “Mary and Martha”.
  • Jon Bernthal (“The Walking Dead”) will play a part in Martin Scorsese’s “The Wolf of Wall Street”.
  • Miles Teller is doing “The Spectacular Now”. The “Footloose” star plays “a charming and popular high school senior who lives for the moment and as a project begins to date a social outcast and realizes he has the power to permanently impact someone’s life.”
  • Kit Harington (“Game of Thrones”) will voice the villain in “How to Train Your Dragon 2″.
  • “Drive Angry 3D” actress Amber Heard is doing “Paranoia”, with Harrison Ford and Liam Hemsworth.
  • “Muppets” director James Bobin will direct “The Amazing Zigzag”, about a con-man and double agent.
  • “Battleship” director is bringing another of Buzz ‘Friday Night Lights’ Bissinger’s stories to the big screen; “Father’s Day” tells of Bissinger’s twin sons.
  • “Twilight” duo Cam Gigandent and Catherine Hardwicke will reunite on “Plush”
  • Spencer Lofranco, Taissa Farmiga and Nicholas Braun have been cast in the Andy Garcia-Vera Farmiga indie “Admissions”
  • “Magic Mike” star Alex Pettyfer will be in Lee Daniels’ “The Butler”, playing Thomas Westphall.
  • Rob Zombie’s next film will be “Broad Street Bullies”, about a ’70s hockey team from Philadelphia.
  • Jon Hamm (“Friends with Kids”) will be starring opposite Larry David in an untitled comedy from Greg Mottola (“Superbad”).