John Cusack and Chiwetal Ejioor have been cast in Roland Emmerich’s sci-fi film 2012. Shooting on the film begins in February 2009. [Variety]
Prince of Persia: Sands of Time, the adaptation of the popular video game from Ubisoft, has found its lead. Jake Gyllenhaal will play the young pince Dastan. Gemma Arterton has also joined the cast. The actress will play Tamina. Mike Newell will be directing the film which is set to start production in July in Morocco and England. It’s scheduled to be released on June 13, 2009. [THR]
Christian Bale is signed on to star in all three upcoming Terminator films, beginning with Terminator Salvation: The Future Begins which is set to release on May 22, 2009. [BBCNews]
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Adrian Grenier (Entourage) will be hosting a new 13-part series titled Alter Eco which will premiere on June 9th on the new Planet Green network, which itself will debut just five days earlier. [EOnline]
Judy Greer has been tapped as the lead in HBO’s half-hour pilot Suburban Shootout, while Teri Polo is set for the title role in ABC’s drama Finnegan. [THR]
Tori Spelling will be joining former castmate Jennie Garthin in The CW’s new 90210 spinoff in a guest star role for the series’ pilot. EOnline also reports that Ian Ziering has expressed interest in joining the series as well and that other castmembers are expected to make cameos at one point or another. [EOnline]