• Jennifer Lopez may be the latest network exec, but she’s still a movie star. The triple-threat singer is set to star opposite Antonio Banderas in The 33, a film based on the true story of 33 Chilean miners who were trapped in a mine for 69 days in 2010. Martin Sheen and Rodrigo Santoro have also joined the cast of the Patricia Riggen (La Misma Luna)-directed drama. [THR]
•Argo actor Scoot McNairy will join Jude Law in Black Sea, about a search for sunken treasure aboard a submarine in the — you guessed it — Black Sea. Kevin MacDonald is directing the Focus Features film. [Deadline]
•David Thewlis — best know as Remus Lupin from the Harry Potter films — has joined the cast of Eliza Graves, along with Brendan Gleeson (Gangs of New York). The film is based on the Edgar Allan Poe short story The System Of Doctor Tarr And Professor Fether. The cast of bold-faced Brits also includes Kate Beckinsale, Jim Sturgess, Ben Kingsley, and Michael Caine.