Judy GreerJudy Greer and Beau Bridges will join George Clooney in Alexander Payne's upcoming film 'The Descendants,' based on the novel by Kaui Hart Hemmings. Clooney plays Matt King, a father who reconnects with his daughters after his wife is involved in a boating accident in Hawaii. Matthew Lillard and Oscar nominee Robert Forster ('Jackie Brown') are also set to co-star. [Hollywood Reporter]

More casting news after the jump. strong>Judy GreerJudy Greer and Beau Bridges will join George Clooney in Alexander Payne's upcoming film 'The Descendants,' based on the novel by Kaui Hart Hemmings. Clooney plays Matt King, a father who reconnects with his daughters after his wife is involved in a boating accident in Hawaii. Matthew Lillard and Oscar nominee Robert Forster ('Jackie Brown') are also set to co-star. [Hollywood Reporter]

Ron PerelmanRon Perelman ('Hellboy') will reportedly replace Oscar-nominated actor Mickey Rourke in Lionsgate's upcoming 'Conan' adaptation. Perelman will play Conan's father in the film, which stars Jason Momoa as the titular character. Marcus Nispel directs. [Vulture]

Forest WhitakerOscar winner Forest Whitaker ('The Last King of Scotland'; 'Repo Men') is eyeing a starring role in Michael D. Olmos' 'Little Treasure.' Whitaker would play a man who travels with his wife to her homeland of China, where they soon meet a "Shanghai street kid who changes their lives." No word yet on a premiere date. [Variety]

Christopher GorhamChristopher Gorham ('Ugly Betty') has been cast in 'The Ledge,' a new suspense thriller from Matthew Chapman. Charlie Hunnam, Terrence Howard, Liv Tyler and Patrick Wilson star in the flick, about a man (Hunnam) intent on jumping from a high-rise building by noon. Gorham will play Hunnam's roommate. [Hollywood Reporter]
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