Actress Portia Doubleday has signed on to star in the MGM Studios remake Carrie for director Kimberly Peirce.
The actress will play bad girl Chris Hargensen, who torments the title character, played by Chloe Moretz. Carrie's telekinetic abilities are harnessed after Hargensen pulls a cruel prom night prank. Chris Hargensen was played by Nancy Allen in the original Carrie.Read More
With Anton Yelchin already set to star as the title character Odd Thomas, casting has been focused on finding the female lead. Emma Roberts, Kat Dennings, Lily Collins, Portia Doubleday, and Addison Timlin are among the top candidates to portray Stormy Llewellyn, Thomas' girlfriend.
The story centers on Anton Yelchin's Thomas, a short-order cook who has the strange ability to see the dead. Although he cannot communicate with the dead, he tries to help them with their problems. Things take a bizarre turn, though, when Thomas meets a shady stranger who has ties to evil supernatural forces.Read More
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Faizon Love, Emily Rios, Portia Doubleday and Michelle Ang all joined the cast of Fox's Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son opposite Martin Lawrence.
Brandon T. Jackson (Percy Jackson & the Olympians: Lightning Thief) and Jessica Lucas (Cloverfield) have already been cast in the film. The franchise has grossed more than $310 million worldwide. New Regency is financing and producing.Read More