Casting Net: Channing Tatum, Tilda Swinton, Ralph Fiennes Join Coen Bros. Project
By Dennis Hinzmann
According to the Hollywood Reporter, Channing Tatum, Tilda Swinton, and Ralph Fiennes are in talks to join George Clooney and Josh Brolin in Hail Caesar!, the period-comedy set in Hollywood and the latest from Joel and Ethan Coen.
The cast will all play roles quintessential to being a part of Hollywood’s golden age, and the storyline will focus on a fixer working to keep a studio’s stars under control.
Tatum was most recently seen in 22 Jump Street and will star in the Olympic-wrestling drama, Foxcatcher, out later this year, and the sci-fi epic Jupiter Ascending, which was pushed back until early 2015.
Swinton was most recently seen in Snowpiercer and with Fiennes in Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel.
In the world of television, Stephen King adding to his portfolio. According to The Wrap, Lifetime just ordered a movie based on King’s novel Full Dark, No Stars, in which Maria Bello will play a renowned mystery writer who is assaulted but escapes to plot her revenge. Olympia Dukakis and Joan Jett will also star in the adaptation, which is set to premiere this fall.