Casting Net: Channing Tatum eyeing thriller 'White House Down.' Plus: Taylor Lautner, Alan Rickman, Jessica Biel

channing-tatum

Image Credit: Jordan Strauss/Getty Images

Channing Tatum is in talks to play a Secret Service agent in White House Down, from director Roland Emmerich. Tatum's character would be tasked with saving the president John McClane-style after a paramilitary squad commandeers the White House. No word on whether Tatum would save the country with killer dance moves. [THR]

• Taylor Lautner will be bouncing off the walls in Tracers, a thriller about a bike messenger who gets pulled into parkour, the art of jumping, vaulting, and climbing over seemingly impossible physical obstacles. (It’s practitioners are called “traceurs.”) Spanish director Daniel Benmayor (Bruc, the Manhunt) will direct. [Deadline]

• Alan Rickman will star in CBGB as Hilly Kristal, the real-life owner of the renowned punk rock music club. Randall Miller (Bottle Shock) is directing from his script with Jody Savin. [Variety]

• Jessica Biel is in early negotiations to star in My Owner’s Wedding, about a dog determined to help his owner find the right woman. [Deadline]

Read more:
Casting Net: Robert DeNiro jetting off to ‘Last Vegas.’ Plus: Jennifer Aniston, Dennis Quaid, Chloe Moretz
Casting Net: Cameron Diaz nears ‘The Counselor.’ Plus: Matthew McConaughey, Paul Rudd, Amy Poehler, Chris Hemsworth
Casting Net: Rebecca Hall in talks for ‘Iron Man 3.’ Plus: Nina Dobrev, Nicole Kidman, Vince Vaughn

Latest Videos in Movies

Advertisement

TV Recaps

Powered by WordPress.com VIP