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Katey Sagal joins 'Pitch Perfect 2'

Could we have another Barden Bella on our hands? Or perhaps another hilarious announcer?

Although we don’t know the details, we have confirmed that Sons of Anarchy‘s Katey Sagal has joined the cast of Pitch Perfect 2. Elizabeth Banks, who’s directing the sequel, sent out the tweet below announcing the casting news:

Sagal joins a cast featuring returning members Rebel Wilson, Anna Kendrick, and Adam DeVine, along with newcomer Hailee Steinfeld, among others. Filming has already begun on the film, which will hit theaters on May 15, 2015.

Chris Colfer may lead Noel Coward biopic

It’s been a big spring for Chris Colfer. Last week saw the debut of the first Glee episode he wrote — and now, according to ScreenDaily, Colfer has reportedly signed on to star in a Noel Coward biopic, tentatively titled Noel.

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Casting Net: Michael Fassbender eyes 'The Light Between Oceans'; Plus, Jessica Chastain, more

• Michael Fassbender (12 Years a Slave) is in talks to star in the Derek Cianfrance-directed adaptation of M.L. Stedman‘s 2012 novel The Light Between Oceans. The story follows a lighthouse keeper and his wife, who discover an infant and a dead body in a rowboat and decide to raise the child as their own in post-World War I Australia. Fassbender can be seen next in X-Men: Days of Future Past (out May 23). [THR] READ FULL STORY

Casting Net: Noomi Rapace in talks to join Will Smith in 'Brilliance,' more

• Noomi Rapace (Prometheus) is in talks to star opposite Will Smith in the sci-fi thriller Brilliance. The Marcus Sakey adaptation imagines a world where 1 percent of humans (the brilliants) are born with supernatural powers. Federal agent Nick Cooper (Smith) is a 1 percenter who specialized in hunting terrorists. He meets his match in a fellow brilliant intent on starting a civil war. Rapace will play yet another of these special beings who the government also determines is a terrorist. Julius Onah (The Girl Is in Trouble) is set to direct. [Deadline] READ FULL STORY

'Insurgent': Octavia Spencer joins cast

Octavia Spencer has joined the cast of Insurgent, the second installment in the Divergent film series.

Spencer is set to play Johanna, the leader of the Amity faction, in the movie based on Veronica Roth’s best-selling books.

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Casting Net: Charlize Theron in talks to star in, produce 'American Express'; Plus, Alec Baldwin, more

• Charlize Theron is reportedly in talks to star in and produce American Express, an indie for director Nash Edgerton. Plot details are being kept under wraps as the film is shopped at Cannes. Theron can be seen next in Seth MacFarlane‘s A Million Ways to Die in the West (May 30). [The Wrap] READ FULL STORY

Casting Net: Rebel Wilson for 'Private Benjamin' remake; Plus LeBron James, more

• Rebel Wilson (Pitch Perfect) is attached to star in a re-imagining of the now-classic 1980 Goldie Hawn comedy Private Benjamin. In the original, scripted by Nancy Meyers, after Judy Benjamin’s husband dies on their wedding night, a recruiting agent tricks the prissy widower into enlisting in the U.S. Army. It’s obviously not what she expected. The new take finds a “redneck” (Wilson) and a city girl who enlist in the Marines as an escape from their lives. [Den of Geek; The Wrap] READ FULL STORY

Laura Linney joins Ian McKellen in Sherlock movie 'A Slight Trick of the Mind' -- EXCLUSIVE

When director Bill Condon asked Laura Linney to star in his new film A Slight Trick of the Mind — starring Ian McKellen as an aging Sherlock Holmes — he hadn’t a clue that he was tapping into Linney’s childhood fantasies.

Linney, 50, who will play Holmes’ housekeeper Mrs. Munro, is no casual devotee of Arthur Conan Doyle’s series of novels about the acerbic detective. Rather, she is a devoted, senior thesis-writing, sweatshirt-wearing Sherlock geek. READ FULL STORY

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

• 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]

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John Krasinski set to direct and star in 'The Hollars'

Is Jim Halpert going to try and pull a Zach Braff?

John Krasinski has signed on to direct and star in The Hollars, EW has confirmed. “Krasinski also will star in the lead as John Hollar, an aspiring NYC artist who takes his girlfriend (Anna Kendrick) back to his Middle America hometown on the eve of his mother’s (Margo Martindale) brain surgery. There he’s forced to navigate the crazy life he left behind as his dysfunctional family, high school pals, his father (Richard Jenkins), and his over-eager ex flood back into his life ahead of the operation,” according to Deadline, which first reported the news.

This will be Krasinski’s second directorial outing; he also directed 2009’s Brief Interviews with Hideous Men.

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