Legendary musician Frankie Valli has signed to appear opposite Michael Douglas and Diane Keaton in Rob Reiner’s ” And So It Goes”. ”The film centers on a self-centered and eccentric realtor (Douglas) whose life is turned upside down when his estranged son suddenly drops off a granddaughter he never knew. With the help of his determined and loveable neighbor (Keaton), he stubbornly learns to care and, unexpectedly, to fall in love again.” (The Hollywood Reporter)
Lily James (“Downton Abbey”) will play the title role in Kenneth Branagh’s “Cinderella”, housed at Disney. (The Hollywood Reporter)
Andy Garcia and Ray Romano have joined the cast of Raymond De Felitta’s heist drama “Rob the Mob” (The Hollywood Reporter)
Tyler Blackburn has joined the cast of “Ravenswood”, a spin-off of “Pretty Little Liars”. He’ll reprise his role of “Liars” bad-boy Caleb Rivers. (Deadline)
Jon Hamm will lend his lungs to “Minions”, the upcoming “Despicable Me” spin-off featuring the vocal work of Sandra Bullock. ”ullock is set to voice Scarlet Overkill, a stylish bad-ass super-villain who is (what else?) bent on world domination. Hamm will voice her husband, the inventor Herb Overkill.” (Deadline)
In addition to a rumoured role in the “Fantastic Four” reboot, “Girls” star Allison Williams has landed the lead in Shawn Levy’s “Rosaline”,a Shakespeare-centric yarn at Fox. (Deadline)
Natalie Portman will play Lady Macbeth in Justin Kurzel’s recently announced “Macbeth”, starring Michael Fassbender in the title role (Screen Daily).