By C. Molly Smith
December 09, 2014 at 12:00 PM EST
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• Diane Lane and Kyle MacLachlan will voice parents, mother and father respectively, of an 11-year-old Riley (Kaitlyn Dias) in Pixar’s Inside Out. The story takes a deep dive into the emotions located inside Riley’s head at what’s called Headquarters. The emotions are: Joy (Amy Poehler), Anger (Lewis Black), Fear (Bill Hader), Sadness (Phyllis Smith), and Disgust (Mindy Kaling). The film will also take a peek inside the minds of mom and dad. Peter Docter is writing and directing. [USA Today]

• Kathy Bates and Susan Sarandon have signed on for Xavier Dolan‘s The Death and Life of John F. Donovan. The film follows Donovan (Kit Harington), an actor whose career crumbles when his communication with an 11-year-old fan surfaces. A gossip columnist (Jessica Chastain) spins the story for the worst. Bates will play Donovan’s manager with Sarandon as his mother. [THR]

• Zoey Deutch has been cast in Dirty Grandpa alongside Zac Efron and Robert De Niro. The story tracks Jason (Efron) on a road trip to Florida in advance of  his wedding. His former Army general grandfather (De Niro) is along for the ride. Deutch will play Jason’s earthy love interest, Shadia. Dan Mazer is directing the film, and John Phillips wrote the script. [Deadline]