Casting Net: Lizzy Caplan joins Seth Rogen comedy 'The Interview'
• Masters of Sex star Lizzy Caplan is in talks to star in The Interview alongside Seth Rogen and James Franco, which Rogen is co-writing and directing with Evan Goldberg. The comedy is about a talk show host and his producer who gets tied up in an assassination plot. Caplan worked with Franco and Rogen briefly on Freaks and Geeks. She played Sara, the disco-loving girlfriend of Jason Segel’s Nick. [Variety]
• Joely Richardson (Thanks for Sharing) will play Arnold Schwarzenegger’s wife in the zombie thriller Maggie, about what happens when their daughter Maggie (portrayed by Abigail Breslin) gets infected. Henry Hobson, who designed title sequences for movies such as Rango and The Lone Ranger, is making his directorial debut on the project. [The Wrap]