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Casting Roundup: Williams, Ferrell and Edgerton Get the Gigs

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All of the week's hot casting news in one fell swoop ...

• Never go home with the maid! Michelle Williams is the current frontrunner for the female lead in "Double Hour," a remake of the 2009 Italian film "La Doppia Ora," in which a hook-up between an ex-cop and a hotel maid at a speed-dating event turns deadly when they're ambushed by a gang of criminals. [The Wrap]

• A prison term requires meticulous preparation if one is to survive all the shivving, shanking and soap-dropping. Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart will be getting ready for the big house in "Get Hard," in which a convicted soft-handed investment banker recruits the services of the guy who washes his car to help him get through his upcoming maximum security prison sentence. [Deadline] Get More »

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Dermot Mulroney Vs. Dylan McDermott

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They're practically the same age, with names so similar they give dyslexics seizures, and both have played love interests of Julia Roberts. But Dermot Mulroney and Dylan McDermott are not the same person. We swear.

The two actors have both had steady careers, with Mulroney sticking mostly to character roles on the big screen ("Zodiac," "J. Edgar") while McDermott found fame on the boob tube starring in hit shows like "The Practice," "Dark Blue" and Ryan Murphy's current FX series "American Horror Story." Get More »

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Dylan McDermott Knows 'The Perks of Being a Wallflower'

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A wallflower, Dylan McDermott is not.

In fact, it's been nothing but full speed ahead for the star since the abrupt ending of "Dark Blue." And now, the rough-and-tumble heartthrob is about to add not one, but two (more) feature films to his slate.

First up is Stephen Chbosky's "The Perks of Being a Wallflower," an adaptation of the popular young adult novel that tells the story of a boy whose life dramatically changes as he learns about secrets buried deep in his past while coping with his freshman year of high school.

While some of the boy's issues are rather standard — troubles with the sex, drugs and a thuggish football team — others, like the apparent suicide of a close friend, are less so. Get More »

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