Casting Bits on a Monday Morning

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There were a few casting bits announced today in the trades and considering they aren’t entirely ground-breaking I thought a quick summary would suffice…

Jane Alexander, Alexa Davalos, Toby Hemingway, Selma Blair, Stana Katic, Billy Burke, Fred Ward and Erika Marozsan have joined the cast of Robert Benton’s ensemble drama The Feast of Love a film based on the Charles Baxter novel about a sensual free spirit (Davalos) who comes into the lives of a group of friends in suburban Oregon and changes them in unexpected ways. – The Hollywood Reporter

Tammy Blanchard is in negotiations to star opposite Brittany Murphy in the romantic comedy drama The Ramen Girl a film in which Murphy stars as an American stranded in Tokyo after a breakup who tries to survive by training as a ramen noodle chef. Blanchard would play Gretchen, a drug-addicted American escort for Japanese businessmen who befriends Murphy’s character. – The Hollywood Reporter

Christa Campbell has been added to the cast of the remake of Day of the Dead, which is lensing in Bulgaria. – Variety

Marisol Nichols has joined the cast of Lionsgate’s Delta Farce a film in which three inept, Iraq-bound Army reservists are mistakenly dropped into Mexico and liberate a small village from marauders. – Variety

Sissy Spacek is joining Hot Rod a film that stars “Saturday Night Live’s” Andy Samberg as a daredevil who plans to jump Snake River on a moped in a bid to please his stepfather. – Variety

Amy Ferguson is joining American Crime a film about a a Midwestern housewife who kills a teenage girl. The film stars Catherine Keener. – Variety