Here’s tonight’s casting news:
- Robin Williams (The Crazy Ones) is in talks to star in Shawn Levy’s Night at the Museum 3, returning in the role of Teddy Roosevelt. Night at the Museum 3 is set to open December 25, 2014.
- Olga Kurylenko (Oblivion) is set to star opposite Russell Crowe in his directorial debut, The Water Diviner.
Hit the jump for more on both pictures.
Heat Vision reports that Williams is in talks to reprise his role as Teddy Roosevelt in Levy’s Night at the Museum 3. Ben Stiller is returning to to the near-billion-dollar franchise as security guard Larry Daley. Williams has played Roosevelt in each of the previous two films and will likely make it three for three. The action moves to London this time around; the film is set to begin production in February. As of now, there’s no word on whether or not previous historical figures played by Amy Adams, Bill Hader, and Christopher Guest will return.
Deadline reports that Kurylenko is set to star opposite Crowe in The Water Diviner. The story “takes place four years after the battle of Gallipoli in Turkey during World War I, [and] centers on Australian farmer Connor (Crowe), who travels to Istanbul to discover the fate of his sons, reported missing in action. He forges a relationship with the beautiful Turkish woman (Kurylenko) who owns the hotel he stays in.” The Water Diviner begins shooting in Australia on December 2. Kurylenko will next shoot Momentum opposite Vincent Cassel and Shea Whigham early next year.