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'True Blood' vamp Alexander Skarsgard, Kate Bosworth cast in 'Straw Dogs'

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Alexander Skarsgard (True Blood) and Kate Bosworth join James Marsden in Screen Gem’s Straw Dogs, a remake of Sam Peckinpah’s 1971 original starring Dustin Hoffman. According to Variety, Marsden plays a Hollywood screenwriter who moves with his actress wife (Bosworth) to her Mississippi hometown, where her once big-shot high school boyfriend (Skarsgard) tries to win her back. Rod Lurie (Nothing But the Truth) is writing and directing. Production is slated to begin in August.