Bryan Greenberg (How To Make It In America) has signed on to star in Vice alongside Bruce Willis, Thomas Jane and Ambyr Childers. Director Brian A. Miller’s film is set in a futuristic resort where the rich can live out their darkest fantasies and the lifelike staff are actually synthetic beings. Greenberg plays Evan, an extremely intelligent hipster nerd with connections in the hacking community. When Kelly (Childers) escapes from Vice, Evan helps her develop a plan for freedom. The feature is scheduled to start production today in Mobile, AL. Greenberg is repped by Gersh, Ellen Meyer Management and Alan Wertheimer.
Ryan Eggold, who co-stars on NBC’s The Blacklist, has landed a role in Fathers And Daughters, the Gabriele Muccino-directed feature that stars Russell Crowe, Amanda Seyfried and Aaron Paul. Eggold plays John, a Wall Street type who had a one-nighter with Katie (Seyfried). When they meet randomly in a restaurant a year later, John is hurt that she doesn’t remember him and gets into a fight with Cameron (Paul) when the guy tries to defend her honor. Eggold, whose upcoming projects include Lucky Them opposite Toni Collette, is repped by Untitled and Gersh.
The Weinstein Company has picked up rights to the animated feature Underdogs for North America, Australia, New Zealand and France. Director Juan Jose Campanella’s film known internationally as Foosball, centers on reluctant hero whose town is threatened when his longtime rival returns home to avenge an old grudge. When the players from his foosball table are magically brought to life, he recruits them to help him enter into the biggest underdog match ever, save the town and win back the love of his life. TWC will release the English-language version August 27.