Kurt Fuller has landed a role in the indie feature Phil opposite Greg Kinnear, who also is directing. The film centers on a suicidal dentist (Kinnear) who is stunned when his seemingly perfect patient commits suicide. Eager to make sense of his death, Phil disguises himself and goes undercover to the deceased patient’s home, winning the confidence of the grieving widow and her family in the process. But it’s not long before Phil realizes he’s in too deep. Fuller will play Jerome, a distinguished dean of the local university where Phil’s patient worked. Stylish, casual, warm and rather inquisitive, he soon proves a formidable threat to unmasking Phil’s disguise. Veteran actor Fuller’s recent credits include Midnight In Paris, a series regular on Better With You and recurring roles on The Good Wife and Psych. He is repped by APA and Rick Ax Management.
Anthony Michael Hall has joined of the cast of Live by Night, the adaptation of the Dennis Lehane novel that Ben Affleck scripted and is directing in Los Angeles for Warner Bros. Affleck also stars as the black-sheep son of a police captain who gets involved in escalating levels of organized crime. Hall plays Gary Smith, a Southern gentleman who is the distributor for the Florida bootleg market that Affleck and Chris Messina’s characters muscle out so they can set up their own operation. Scott Eastwood, Zoe Saldana, Sienna Miller, Elle Fanning and Chris Cooper also are in the cast. Hall’s recent credits include Foxcatcher and roles on TV’s Rosewood, Awkward and Psych. Repped by Jonathan Brandstein, he next appears in the features Something About Her and War Machine.