Casting Couch

By on January 28, 2009

Tom Wilkinson and Jim Belushi have joined Roman Polanski’s “The Ghost.” The thriller, based on the novel by Robert Harris, also features Pierce Brosnan, Kim Cattrall and Ewan McGregor. (Variety)

Kevin Kline, Paul Dano, Katie Holmes and John C. Reilly are attached to the comedy, “The Extra Man.” The film features Kline playing an unsuccessful playwright who works as an escort on the Upper East Side. (Variety)

Keira Knightley and Colin Farrell will star in William Monahan’s “London Boulevard,” a crime drama about a former gangster (Farrell), who becomes a handyman for an isolated actress (Knightley). (Variety)

Abigail Breslin is in talks to co-star in the horror-comedy “Zombieland” opposite Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg and Emma Stone. (Variety)

Zoe Kazan, Lake Bell and Hunter Parrish have joined Meryl Streep and Steve Martin in Nancy Myers’ untitled upcoming romantic comedy. (Variety)

Patti LuPone will guest on “30 Rock” as Frank’s (Judah Friedlander) mother. (Entertainment Weekly)

Angie Harmon will guest on ABC’s “Samantha Who?” as Funk’s (Billy Zane – replacing Timothy Olyphant) ex-girlfriend. (Entertainment Weekly)


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Matt Busekroos
Twitter: @mattybooz
Year: 2012
Major: Print journalism
Hometown: Shrewsbury, Mass.
Dream Job: Writer for an entertainment trade magazine