Paul Wesley has joined Paul Duddridge’s feature Mother’s Day, which stars Susan Sarandon, Sharon Stone and Sarandon’s daughter Eva Amurri Martino. Wesley will play Kevin, an artsy pastry-chef and boyfriend of Amurri Martino’s character. Wesley’s credits include the CW’s The Vampire Diaries, IFC’s upcoming Before I Disappear and Drafthouse Films’ Sam & Amira. He is repped by ICM Partners, manager Susan Calogerakis and Jackoway Tyerman.
Keiynan Lonsdale, John Ortiz, Michael Raymond James and Rachel Brosnahan have joined Disney’s The Finest Hours, which chronicles the massive rescue mission that’s launched when a pair of oil tankers split in two off the coast of Cape Cod in 1952. The film, directed by Craig Gillespie, stars Chris Pine and Casey Affleck. Lonsdale, who is starring in the Divergent sequel Insurgent, will play Eldon Hanan, the youngest crew member on his first voyage. He is repped by Silver Lining Entertainment, Morrissey Management and The Non-Scripted Department.
Seen recently in Fox Searchlight’s The Drop, Ortiz will play A.B. Seaman Wallace Quirey. Ortiz’s recent credits also include Michael Mann’s upcoming feature Blackhat as well as a recurring role on HBO’s Togetherness from Mark and Jay Duplass. He is repped by Sanders Armstrong Caserta and The Gersh Agency.
Known for his roles on True Blood and FX’s Terriers, Raymond-James has been cast as A.B. Seaman D.A. Brown. He is repped by Sanders Armstrong Caserta and Talent Works.
Brosnahan, who starred in Warner Bros’ Beautiful Creatures, will play Bea Hansen. She is repped by Innovative Artists and Carole Dibo Talent Management.