Casting Call: Hayden Panettiere and Melissa Leo Race OVER THE WALL; Alona Tal and Natalie Martinez Join BROKEN CITY

     November 3, 2011

Over the Wall, a racing thriller written by debut director Steven Christopher Young has landed two new cast members. Hayden Panettiere (Heroes) and Melissa Leo (The Fighter) will join Nick Stahl (Sin City) and Freddy Rodriguez (Planet Terror) in the love story set in the world of stock car racing. The plot follows the characters as they get past the turmoil of a tragic event.

Alona Tal (Supernatural) and Natalie Martinez (Death Race) will star opposite Mark Wahlberg in Broken City. The Allen Hughes picture follows an ex-cop private eye (Wahlberg) who is investigating a murder while a mayoral candidate (Russell Crowe) is embroiled in an election scandal. The film also stars Catherine Zeta-Jones. Hit the jump for more on both projects.

Casting announcements for Over the Wall are courtesy of THR. The movie is scheduled to shoot in Ohio next spring, with North Carolina a possible future location. Variety reported Broken City’s casting, which has Tal playing Wahlberg’s assistant and Martinez playing his girlfriend. Fox is scheduled to distribute the film on January 18th, 2013. Get caught up on all of our Broken City coverage here.

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