More casting additions for you today. Here they are in brief:
- Stephen Moyer (True Blood) is set to join director Atom Egoyan’s Devil’s Knot, a feature starring Colin Firth and Reese Witherspoon based on the true life tale of the West Memphis Three.
- Rose Byrne (X-Men: First Class) will star in Shawn Levy’s The Internship, which reunites Wedding Crashers comics, Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson.
Hit the jump for more on each picture.
Deadline reports that Moyer will play a key role in Devil’s Knot as he stars as prosecutor John Fogelman. The picture follows the accusation, arrest and trial of Damien Echols, Jason Baldwin, and Jessie Misskelley, the West Memphis Three, three teenagers wrongfully convicted and imprisoned for the death of three local eight-year-old boys. The picture has been filling out its cast recently. Devil’s Knot already stars Witherspoon as Pam Hobbs, a mother of one of the victims; Firth as private investigator, Ron Lax; as well as Mireille Enos, Kristopher Higgins, Alessandro Nivola, Dane DeHaan, Amy Ryan and Kevin Durand.
The Playlist has Byrne taking up The Internship opposite Vaughn and Wilson. The duo star as two unemployed salesmen who must reinvent themselves in the digital age by taking on an internship at a cutting edge tech company. Byrne is set to star as an upper management type who enters into a flirtatious relationship with Wilson’s character. JoAnna Garcia was recently cast in the role of Vaughn’s character’s girlfriend. The Internship plans to start shooting July 9th with a release date sometime next year.