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The Sleeping Shepherd has cast a quartet of actors. Michael Pitt, Imogen Poots, Isabelle Huppert, and Willem Dafoe signed on for the film from writer-director Frank Hudec. Inspired by real-life art thief Stéphane Breitwieser, who admitted to stealing more than 200 works in the 1990s, The Sleeping Shepherd follows a failed painter (Pitt) who decides to steal art instead of paint it. He’s accompanied on his spree by a bored rich girl (Poots). Huppert plays the painter’s mother.
Jim Gaffigan and Carl Reiner are ready to play Duck Duck Goose. In the forthcoming animated feature, Gaffigan will play one Peng, a bachelor goose who rescues two orphan ducklings. Reiner, the Oscar-winning actor and director, will voice Peng’s friend Larry, a sage turtle. They join Stephen Fry, Zendaya, Jennifer Grey, Molly Shannon in the film, from director Christopher Jenkins (Home).
Fresh Off the Boat star Constance Wu is heading up the indie You and Me Both. The drama from Jennifer Cho Suhr follows an addict (Wu) road-tripping with her sister in order to find their birth mother. [Variety]