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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. 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]