Malin Akerman ("Watchmen") has been cast in Showtime's new drama pilot "Billions" alongside Damian Lewis and Paul Giamatti. Akerman plays Lara Axelrod, a former nurse who is now married to billionaire Bobby 'Axe' Axelrod (Lewis).
The story is a fictional tale of the high finance world, examining what happens when Lewis' brilliant, ambitious hedge-fund king character collides with hard-charging, whip-smart U.S. Attorney Chuck Rhoades (Giamatti). Filming is now underway in New York. [Source: THR]
Nicholas Braun ("The Perks Of Being A Wallflower") will join Tina Fey and Margot Robbie in "Fun House" at Paramount Pictures. Braun will play the cameraman who works with Fey's character.
An adaptation of Kim Barker’s wartime memoir "Taliban Shuffle," Fey plays a journalist and self-confessed adrenaline junkie who recounts her six years of reporting on terrorism and international affairs in Afghanistan, Pakistan and India. [Source: Deadline]
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