Jay Baruchel has joined Robert Pattinson in the David Cronenberg-directed Cosmopolis. Pattinson plays a financial wiz kid who puts his life in danger by betting his entire fortune against the yen on a tumultous day in the adaptation of the Don DeLillo novel. Baruchel plays the shy guy who founded the company, and who acts as the trader’s conscience. Samantha Morton, Juliette Binoche, Paul Giamatti, Mathieu Amalric and Sarah Gadon also star. Baruchel just wrapped Goon, which he co-wrote with Evan Goldberg, and starred in and produced. He’s repped by CAA and Thruline. …

Maggie Grace has wrapped up her deal  with Luc Besson’s EuropaCorp to reprise the daughter role alongside Liam Neeson in Taken 2, the film that Transporter 3 helmer Olivier Megaton is poised to direct. Grace just completed Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn and Lockout, which Besson also produced, and which has been set for distribution with FilmDistrict. She’s repped by UTA and Global Creative. …

Ryan O’Nan has landed a lead alongside Curtis Jackson, Robert De Niro and Forest Whitaker in the cop drama Freelancers. He and Jackson play newbie cops who are assigned to a task force and find themselves in bad situations. ICM/Principal Entertainment-repped O’Nan just wrote, starred in and directed the indie Brooklyn Brothers Beat the Best. ...

Carrie-Anne Moss and Malcolm McDowell have joined the cast of the Michael J. Bassett-directed Silent Hill: Revelation 3D, which is shooting in Toronto.

jane
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3 years
Read the book twice. Best cast and can't wait for film.
brandi
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3 years
Ditto.
Daniel
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3 years
Can't wait to see how Cronenberg will interpret DeLillo. Considering his excellent track record with "difficult" writers...