Imogen Poots May Star Opposite Aaron Paul in NEED FOR SPEED; Mark Strong Joins Nicole Kidman in BEFORE I GO TO SLEEP, Plus the Film’s First Poster

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Check out the latest casting news in brief below:

  • Imogen Poots (Fright Night) has been cast opposite Aaron Paul (Breaking Bad) in the Need for Speed adaptation directed by Scott Waugh (Act of Valor).
  • Mark Strong (Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy) will join Nicole Kidman (Moulin Rouge!) in Before I Go to Sleep, director Rowan Joffe’s psychological thriller adapted from S.J. Watson’s best-selling book.
  • Sarah Jessica Parker (Sex and the City) will star in in the indie coming-of-age drama, Mixtape, directed by Tom Vaughan (What Happens in Vegas).

Hit the jump for more info on each picture, plus the first poster and synopsis for Before I Go to Sleep.

Rowan Joffe to Adapt BEFORE I GO TO SLEEP

by     Posted 3 years, 222 days ago


Writer-director Rowan Joffe (Brighton Rock) is set to adapt Steve Watson’s debut novel Before I Go to SleepVariety reports that the story is about “a young woman who, after a night of partying, wakes up to discover that she has aged beyond recognition.”  I like how the book is described as a “psychological thriller” when that logline could just as easily be applied to an Anna Faris comedy.

Joffe penned the script for The American, and his directorial debut, Brighton Rock, is currently playing at the Toronto International Film Festival.  Before I Go to Sleep will be produced under Ridley and Tony Scott’s production company, Scott Free.  StudioCanal will executive produce.

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