Casting Call: Dennis Quaid Joins WHAT TO EXPECT, Kevin Pollak, Illeana Douglas, Greg Grunberg and More in CHEZ UPSHAW

     July 18, 2011

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We’ve got a couple of casting stories for you this evening. First up, Lionsgate announced that Dennis Quaid has joined the ever-growing cast of What to Expect When You’re Expecting. Directed by Kirk Jones, the film tells the stories of four couples going through the ups and downs of pregnancy. Quaid will play the husband of Brooklyn Decker’s character who is expecting twins. Quaid’s character is bent on one-upping his son who is also expecting a little human. The cast now includes Decker, Cameron Diaz, Jennifer Lopez, Elizabeth Banks, Anna Kendrick, Chace Crawford, Matthew Morrison, Wendy McLendon-Covey and Rob Huebel. The film opens May 11th, 2012.

Additionally, Kevin Pollak, Illeana Douglas, Greg Grunberg, Molly Sims and Shane Johnson are onboard the dark comedy Chez Upshaw. Written and directed by Bruce Mason, Variety reports that the film centers on a couple who turn their failing Bed and Breakfast into a resort of assisted suicides. Shooting on the indie starts later this month.

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