Casting Call: Mireille Enos in Talks to Join GANGSTER SQUAD; Matthew Goode and Lucas Till Sign on for STOKER

     August 9, 2011


Following the two casting stories we had for you this morning, we now have a few more this afternoon.  First up, The Killing star Mireille Enos’ may land another high-profile gig after signing on to co-star in World War Z earlier this year.  THR reports that Enos is in talks to play the wife of Josh Brolin’s character in Ruben Fleischer’s period crime drama Gangster Squad.  Brolin plays John O’Mara, one of the few good cops not on the payroll of crime boss Mickey Cohen (Sean Penn) in 1940s Los Angeles.  If she signs on, “Enos will play O’Mara’s wife, who is afraid her husband may die while in the line of duty but still helps him pick his squad.  The film’s impressive cast also includes Ryan Gosling, Michael Pena, Anthony Mackie, and Giovanni Ribisi.  Emma Stone is also in talks to join the film.

Hit the jump for casting news regarding Park Chan-wook’s English-language debut, Stoker.

Twitch reports that Matthew Goode (Watchmen) and Lucas Till (X-Men: First Class) have joined the cast of Park Chan-wook’s Stoker.  We previously reported that Goode was in talks to star but now he’s confirmed to play the estranged, mysterious uncle of a young girl (Mia Wasikowska) who arrives after the death of her father.  Till will play a “thuggish schoolmate” of Wasikowska’s character.  The film also stars Nicole Kidman, Alden Ehrenreich (Tetro), and Jackie Weaver (Animal Kingdom).  Prison Break star Wentworth Miller wrote the script, which landed on last year’s Black List, under the pseudonym Ted Foulke.

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