No. 2: Ant-Man
While many actors want in on a Marvel Studios project because of the surefire exposure, this one has added cachet since it will be directed by Edgar Wright (Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz). Sources say Paul Rudd is the frontrunner to play Henry Pym, the scientist who can change his size. Now there is a push to find Pym’s 30-ish girlfriend.
No. 3: Terminator 5
Emilia Clarke (Game of Thrones), Brie Larson (The Spectacular Now) and Tatiana Maslany(Orphan Black) all have tested for the coveted role of Sarah Connor, the woman who gives birth to a future rebel leader and must be protected from killer robots. The other major roles to be filled are leader John Connor (Tom Hardy is the prototype) and Kyle Reese, the man who will become his father. But sources say Paramount, director Alan Taylorand star Arnold Schwarzenegger want to select the girl before casting the guys.
[Up for] Reed Richards are Jack O’Connell (he’s playing Lou Zamperini in Angelina Jolie-directed Unbroken), Divergent‘s Miles Teller and Game Of Thrones‘ Kit Harington. For the role of Sue Storm, the names are The Host’s Saoirse Ronan, 127 Hours‘ Kate Mara and Wolf Of Wall Street‘s Margot Robbie
Often-reliable Latino Review is reporting that a casting notice has gone out to agencies looking for an actress in her late 20s, of any ethnicity, that is “both tall and possesses physicality.” The site describes this role as a love interest for Ben Affleck’s Batman, but that seems more like speculation at this point.
"I just saw the Guardians of the Galaxy Comic Con trailer - wow it looks fantastic! 12-yr-old me can’t believe I’m in it … Re Guardians, I’m a Nova Corps Officer with John C Reilly.”
Vincent Pastore will also be joining the cast, in addition to Brooks Ashmanskas, Betsy Wolfe and Lenny Wolpe. Susan Stroman will write and direct. Woody Allen is adapting his screenplay for the stage. The show will star previews in March 2014 at the St James Theater, with an opening of April 10th.
If I’m not mistaken, Coin was described as a broader woman but I’m not going to argue with Julianna Moore being cast as anything.
Greer will be the female lead opposite Nat Faxon in the untitled FX comedy pilot from Andrew Gurland.