Here are a few recent casting news and notes from across Hollywood...
- Canadian actress Laura Vandervoort has scored a lead role in Into the Blue 2, a film headed straight to DVD that would receive no publicity whatsoever, except for this fact: Audrina Patridge, from MTV's The Hills, will also appear in the film.
- The Scott Caan-written story Mercy has itself a leading lady. Wendy Glenn, who recently played Isabella in The L Word will take on the title role. The movie is about a cynical writer who writes about love, but doesn't believe it until he meets Glenn's character.
- Kerry Washington - who played Della Bea Robinson in Ray and Jasmine in Mr. & Mrs. Smith - will portray play Eddie Murphy's wife in the comedy A Thousand Words.