Casting Net: Channing Tatum to star in 1970s-set crime thriller; Plus, Emma Stone, more

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• Channing Tatum (Magic Mike) is attached to star in and produce an untitled ’70s-set crime thriller about a family man who must go undercover to take down a dangerous mob syndicate. Kristin Gore is penning the script, and Chicago/Academy Awards producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron will produce alongside Tatum and Reid Carolin for Sony. This summer Tatum can be seen in 22 Jump Street (June 13) and Jupiter Ascending (July 18). [THR]

• Emma Stone (The Amazing Spider-Man 2) is set to re-team with Woody Allen on his next, still-untitled pic. This summer, Stone can be seen in his Magic in the Moonlight (out July 25). Few details are known about the new pic, as is usually the case with Allen’s in-development projects, but it is supposed to shoot in July. She’ll star opposite Joaquin Phoenix. [Variety]

• Leslie Mann, who is currently starring in The Other Woman, has landed the lead role in the DreamWorks comedy Las Madres, an original story about three desperate, unemployed friends who decide to hunt down a criminal with a ransom attached to his capture. [Variety]

• Michelle Forbes (Orphan Black) will play Lieutenant Jackson in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 2 (out Nov. 20, 2015).

• Lena Headey (Game of Thrones) will star in a film adaptation of Clive Barker’s Jacqueline Ess. Jovanka Vuckovic will make her feature debut on the horror pic, set to shoot later this year. [Variety]

• Schuyler Fisk (Orange County), Matthew Gray Gubler (Criminal Minds), and Jere Burns (Justified) will star  in Hot Air, an indie comedy about a guy who fakes his death to avoid prison and then meets his son (who he wasn’t aware of) at his funeral. Derek Sieg (Swedish Auto) will direct. [THR]

• Ming-Na Wen (ER) will join the Blumhouse thriller 6 Miranda Drive, starring Kevin Bacon and Radha Mitchell. [Deadline]

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