We’ve got a couple of casting stories regarding three very promising projects to share this afternoon. Briefly:
Anton Yelchin has been cast in director Jim Jarmusch’s vampire film Only Lovers Left Alive.
Alfre Woodard joins the impressive ensemble cast for Twelve Years a Slave.
Alessandro Nivola has scored a pivotal role in the West Mempis Three film Devil’s Knot opposite Colin Firth and Reese Witherspoon.
Hit the jump for more on each actor’s casting.
Star Trek and Like Crazy star Yelchin has landed a role in the stellar ensemble cast of Jim Jarmusch’s (Coffee and Cigarettes) vampire pic Only Lovers Left Alive. The “crypto-vampire love story” also stars Tilda Swinton, Tom Hiddleston, Mia Wasikowska and John Hurt and is set to start filming this summer. Deadline’s report on Yelchin’s casting makes no mention of the nature of his role. The actor recently wrapped J.J.