Zoe Levin has joined the cast of the independent movie Palo Alto Stories directed by Gia Coppola who adapted from the collection of stories by James Franco. Levin recently wrapped Nat Faxon and Jim Rash’s The Way Way Back with Steve Carell and Sam Rockwell. She also appeared in Blue Potato, written and directed by Aron Gaudet and Gita Pullapilly. Earlier credits include Trust directed by David Schwimmer. Levin is repped by Kami Putnam Heist at CAA and Bonnie Liedtke of Principato Young.
Pretty Little Liars regular Troian Bellisario has been cast in C.O.G., an independent film directed and written by Kyle Patrick Alvarez. It’s the first film adaptation of writing by the humorist David Sedaris. In this particular essay, Sedaris travels to work in the apple orchards of Oregon and is confronted by migrant workers and God-fearing churchgoers. Jonathan Groff, Corey Stoll, Casey Wilson and Dean Stockwell also star. Cookie Carosella and Stephen Nemeth are producing the project currently filming in Portland, Oregon. This is Alvarez’s second film after his debut Easier With Practice which won a Spirit Award. Cookie Carosella is producing with Rhino Film’s Stephen Nemeth. Bellisario is repped by Gersh and Insight.
Bar Paly has joined the cast of Non-Stop, directed by Jaume Collet-Serra (Unknown) as producer Joel Silver’s first project under his new setup at Universal Pictures. Liam Neeson, Julianne Moore, Jason Butler Harner, Anson Mount, Corey Stoll, Michelle Dockery, Nate Parker and Scoot McNairy star. Paly plays a young European model traveling with her much-older married lover. The film was written by Christopher Roach & John W. Richardson and is expected to start shooting shortly in New York City. In addition to Silver, Andrew Rona and Alex Heineman will produce. Coming up, Paly has Paramount’s Pain and Gain opposite Mark Walhberg and Dwayne Johnson and directed by Michael Bay. She’s also the new face of Oliver Peoples 25th anniversary campaign. She’s repped by Principato Young and UTA.
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