The mad dash to cast Spider-Man for Captain America: Civil War (and a slew of films beyond) continues, with a new report stating that producers have narrowed the field from 1,500 hopefuls to a final six. Since Civil War is already in production, we should know soon who emerges victorious from the casting cage match.
Boardwalk Empire star Jack Huston, who also made for a convincing Jack Kerouac in Kill Your Darlings, has been cast as Eric Draven in the upcoming adaptation/remake of The Crow. This is not exactly new news, but the percolating rumor has now been confirmed.
Andy Serkis, the actor who totally owned the role of Gollum in the Lord Of The Rings movies and also played Peter Jackson's King Kong, will be Caesar, the ape who leads the simian uprising in Rise Of The Apes.
Joss Whedon's new show Dollhouse, about an amnesiac puppet (Eliza Dushku) who can be programmed to be anyone and have any skills, got another castmember today. Olivia Williams, who was Bruce Willis' wife in The Sixth Sense, will play Adelle, who runs the Dollhouse and ruthlessly crushes anyone who gets in her way.…