Danny Pino (Cold Case) has been cast opposite Charlize Theron in The Burning Plain, according to Variety. The film is directed by Guillermo Arriaga and will shoot in New Mexico. Pino's credits include The Lost City and The Shield.

Saidah Arrika Ekulona has just wrapped a role in Righteous Kill, starring Al Pacino and Robert De Niro. Her credits include The Sopranos and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.