Shia LaBeouf (“The Company You Keep”) is in talks to join Brad Pitt in David Ayer’s WWII Tank movie “Fury” , about a five-man crew, led by Pitt’s Sergeant, who lead their tank into battle against the Germans. (Variety).
Lee Pace (“The Hobbit”) missed out on the ‘Star-Lord’ role in the film, but new reports suggest the former “Pushing Daisies” star may have landed the role of the villain in the Marvel Superhero blockbuster. It’s being speculated that the role is that of ‘The Collector’, but the studio isn’t talking yet. (The Wrap)
Alex Pettyfer (“Magic Mike”) is playing Christian Grey in a short that Gus Van Sant (“Good Will Hunting”) has directed in an effort to win the directing job on the film. Meanwhile, “Vampire Diaries” star Ian Somerhalder and “Girls” star Allison Williams also remain in the mix, according to the rumour mill. (MStarz)