Matt Walsh has been cast in 6 Miranda Drive, the microbudget thriller from Blumhouse Productions starring Kevin Bacon and Radha Mitchell. In the pic from writer-director Greg McLean, Walsh will play Gary Carter, is a guy’s guy who is quick with a bad joke and a cold beer. He and his wife join the Taylor family on their summer camping vacation to the Grand Canyon; after the trip, the Taylors unwittingly bring a supernatural force home with them. A co-founder of the Upright Citizens Brigade, Walsh co-stars on HBO’s Veep and in the upcoming tornado pic Into The Storm. He is repped by CAA, Principato Young and attorney Lev Ginsburg.
Frank Langella has joined the cast of The Driftless Area, a dark comedy from Unified Pictures and Bron Studios. The Anton Yelchin stars as a resourceful bartender who moves back to his hometown after his parents die, falls for an enigmatic woman (Zooey Deschanel) and is unwittingly pitted against a volatile crook (John Hawkes). It’s based on the novel by Tom Drury, who co-wrote the screenplay with director Zachary Sluser. Production starts May 14 in Vancouver. Langella is onscreen in Draft Day and next appears in the Cannes opening-night pic Grace Of Monaco and Parts Per Billion. His credits also include Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, Frost/Nixon and Superman Returns. He is repped by Paradigm.