Late Pass: Casting and Production News

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Hello readers! Late Pass is back with your quick update of news we’ve missed this week.

Casting News

Vince Vaughn will play a man who fathers 533 children in a new movie StarbuckVariety

Cameron Diaz and Benicio del Toro will team up for action comedy Agent: Century 21. Diaz seems to fit this movie well having made Knight and Day but del Toro? Action comedy? Should be an interesting project. – The Hollywood Reporter

Michelle Monaghan will join Owen Wilson and Pierce Brosnan in action thriller The Coup. The story “revolves around American family that moves to Southeast Asia and finds themselves embroiled in a violent coup where rebels mercilessly attack the city.” – The Hollywood Reporter 

Production News

Lisa Cholodenko is a busy woman. Not only is she writing a prequel to The Kid’s Are All Right for HBO, but now she’s signed on to direct an adaptation of Tom Perotta’s The Abstinence Teacher. – Indiewire

Antoine Fuqua has signed on to direct crime thriller Chicagoland. This news is par for the course with Fuqua who directed Training Day and Brooklyn’s Finest. –  Variety

Cannes Film Festival is coming up soon and the Croisette is heating up with international exhibitors looking to buy American films – The Hollywood Reporter