LATEST NEWS

Casting: Brolin Joins 'Young Adult', Morgan Joins 'The Courier'

by
August 12, 2010

Josh Brolin / Jeffrey Dean Morgan

A couple of new casting updates to point out today. First, Showbiz411 reports that Josh Brolin is currently eying the lead role opposite Charlize Theron in Jason Reitman's new movie Young Adult, about a divorced ghostwriter of young adult novels (Theron) who returns to her midwest hometown and reconnects with her old flame who's now married with kids. Reitman recently tweeted: "See you guys. Off to make a movie." So it looks like production is starting very soon on that project. However, Brolin ins't actually signed, so we're not really sure if he's fully on-board yet. A bit more casting news involving Jeffrey Dean Morgan found ahead!

Deadline also reports that actor Jeffrey Dean Morgan has "committed" to star in The Courier, an action film directed by Paradise Now helmer Hany Abu-Assad. Production starts next month in New Orleans. The Courier, written by Derek Haas & Michael Brandt (3:10 to Yuma, Wanted), sees Morgan playing a courier (a shocker!) who has taken on improbable missions and never missed a drop. He's hired to deliver a briefcase to a notorious underworld figure that can't be found (of course). He finds himself pursued by corrupt cops, double-crossing feds and rival crime bosses. So Crank meets Transporter? I hope it's better than it sounds.

Find more posts: Casting, Movie News, Opinions

1 Comment

1

anybody else feeling like Josh Brolin is played out? and yes I like JDM but this doesn't intrigue me at all...

harm on Aug 12, 2010

Sorry, new comments are no longer allowed.

FEATURED POSTS

POPULAR COMMENTS

LAST YEAR'S TOP 10

Alex's Top 10 - 2020
1. Nine Days
2. Berlin Alexanderplatz
3. Pixar's Soul
4. Pieces of a Woman
5. Feels Good Man
6. Another Round
7. The Truffle Hunters
8. Sound of Metal
9. Lovers Rock
10. Nomadland
Click Here for Thoughts

Adam's Top 10 - 2020
1. Spontaneous
2. Promising Y. Woman
3. Nomadland
4. The Vast of Night
5. Blow the Man Down
6. The Invisible Man
7. Minari
8. Possessor
9. Feels Good Man
10. Color Out of Space
Click Here for Thoughts

FOLLOW US HERE

Subscribe to our feed or daily newsletter:
Follow Alex's main profile on twitter:
For the latest posts only, follow this acct:

Add our updates to your Feedly: click here