By Will Robinson
Updated August 31, 2015 at 12:00 PM EDT
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  • Missi Pyle and Joey Lawrence are heading to Emma’s Chance. Greer Grammer is already in to play the lead, Emma, whose unlikely relationship with an abused horse, Chance, changes her life. Pyle plays Susan Peirce, the founder of the real-life Southern California equine rescue. Writer and director Anna Elizabeth James‘ film begins production in September. [The Hollywood Reporter]
  • Katherine Moennig (Ray Donovan) has signed on for Lane 1974, an independent period drama. Directed by S.J. Chiro and adapted from a memoir by Clane Hayward, Lane traces a teenager (Sophia Mitri Schloss) who struggles to conform to the post-hippie ideals of her mother’s (Moennig) California commune. [The Hollywood Reporter]

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