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Zoey Deutch

Vampire Academy actress Zoey Deutch joins J.D. Salinger movie Rebel In The Rye

Zoey Deutch will head from the supernatural world to that of J.D. Salinger when she takes on the role of Oona O’Neill in Rebel In The Rye. EW has confirmed the Vampire Academy actress will play Charlie Chaplin’s wife, who previously dated Salinger, in the biopic that follows the author on his journey to writing Catcher In The Rye. Oona was also the daughter of playwright Eugene O’Neill.

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Casting Net: Sofia Boutella in talks to be the new Mummy

  • The next generation’s Mummy might have been found. Sofia Boutella is negotiating to play the big bad in Universal’s resuscitation of the series. Tom Cruise has been in talks to head the modern-day story under Alex Kurtzman’s direction, from Jon Spaihts’ screenplay. The new movie is currently set for March 24, 2017.
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Casting Net: Liam Neeson to star in new action-comedy from Zombieland director

  • Liam Neeson is back with a vengeance — and jokes. The late-career action stud will lead The Revenger, directed by Ruben Fleischer (Zombieland). The script’s plot, written by Night at the Museum scribes and Reno 911! alums Thomas Lennon and Robert Ben Garant, is under wraps.
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