Casting Net: Uma Thurman signs on for 'Adam Jones'
• Uma Thurman will be joining Bradley Cooper and Sienna Miller in The Weinstein Co.’s Adam Jones, originally titled Chef (and then John Favreau happened). John Wells directs this story of a rock-star chef (Cooper) who hopes to run his own kitchen and eventually earn the coveted third Michelin Star. Helene (Miller) will help him achieve his goal. Stacy Sher, Michael Shamberg, and Erwin Stoff are producing. Dylan Sellers, Julie Rapaport, and Negeen Yazdi are overseeing production for The Weinstein Co. The film just began principal photography. It will shoot in New Orleans for two days before moving on to London from July 27 to Sept. 26. [THR]
• Parker Posey and Jamie Blackley (If I Stay) have been added to Woody Allen’s next film. The untitled project is currently shooting in Rhode Island. Joaquin Phoenix and Emma Stone are set to star. Letty Aronson and Stephen Tenenbaum are producing. Allen’s Magic In The Moonlight, also starring Stone, hits theaters Friday. [Deadline]