Casting: Turner-Smith, Close, Woodard, Haddish

Originally published on Dark Horizons by Garth Franklin

White Noise
Jodie Turner-Smith (“Queen & Slim,” “Without Remorse”) is in talks to join Greta Gerwig and Adam Driver in Noah Baumbach’s adaptation of the Don DeLillo novel “White Noise” for Netflix.

Driver and a Gerwig play an academic couple who must deal wit an airborne toxic event disrupting their existence and forcing them to face the threat of death together. [Source: Variety]

Glenn Close will star alongside Josh Brolin and Peter Dinklage as a pair of unlikely brothers in the “Twins”-esque comedy “Brothers” for Legendary. Story specifics are under wraps.

Max Barbakow (“Palm Springs”) directs from a script by Etan Cohen (“Tropic Thunder”) and Macon Blair (“Hold the Dark”). Dinklage, Brolin and Andrew Lazar (“American Sniper”) will produce. [Source: THR]

Four-time Emmy winner Alfre Woodard has joined Blair Underwood’s psychological thriller “Viral” which is currently shooting in New York. Joe McClean penned the feature which also stars Clint James, Brendan Burke, Erik Jensen, Samuel Garnett, Jo Twiss and Connor Paolo.


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