Jessica Alba Antagonizes in BARELY LETHAL; Mike Birbiglia Joins THE FAULT IN OUR STARS; Kathrine Narducci Joins Clint Eastwood’s JERSEY BOYS

     August 28, 2013

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Here’s today’s round of casting announcements:

Hit the jump for more on each story.

Screen Daily reports jessica-alba-sin-citythat not only will Alba join Barely Lethal, she’ll be playing the villain.  The picture centers on “Megan (Steinfeld), a teenage assassin who is hunted by a former associate after she fakes her own death and enrolls in a suburban high school.”  Alba will play Victoria Knox, the aforementioned huntress.  She’s also got a rather busy release schedule ahead of her, as she’ll soon be seen in A.C.O.D.Stretch, and Sin City: A Dame To Kill For.

The Fault in Our Stars author John Green tweeted the following announcement for the adaptation of his novel:

John Green @realjohngreen
So excited to announce that one of my all-time favorite comedians/humans, Mike Birbiglia (@birbigs), will play Patrick in the TFiOS movie.

The picture centers on two cancer-stricken teens, played by Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort, who meet and form a life-changing relationship.

Lastly, from The Wrap, is news that Narducci “will play Frankie Valli’s mother, Mary Rinaldi, alongside Lou Volpe as Frankie’s father, Anthony.”  The movie stars John Lloyd Young, Eric Bergen, Michael Lomenda and Vincent Piazza as The Four Seasons members Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, Nick Massi and Tommy DeVito, respectively. Christopher Walken, Jeremy Luke and Steve Schirripa also star.

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