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David OyelowoActor David Oyelowo ('Last King of Scotland') has landed the coveted role of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in Lee Daniels' ('Precious') upcoming film 'Selma.' The film, which co-stars Hugh Jackman as a racist sheriff, tracks the historic 1965 Civil Rights marches from Selma to Montgomery. No word yet on a release date. [Hollywood Reporter]

More casting news after the jump. David OyelowoActor David Oyelowo ('Last King of Scotland') has landed the coveted role of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in Lee Daniels' ('Precious') upcoming film 'Selma.' The film, which co-stars Hugh Jackman as a racist sheriff, tracks the historic 1965 Civil Rights marches from Selma to Montgomery. No word yet on a release date. [Hollywood Reporter]

Gregory SmithGregory Smith is about to become a very busy man. According to reports, the former 'Everwood' star has booked three upcoming films, including the psychological thriller 'Dream House' from director Jim Sheridan, which stars Daniel Craig, Naomi Watts and Rachel Weisz. Meanwhile, Smith will also appear in 'Whirlgig,' about a man who returns to live at home with his parents, and the upcoming indie 'Conception.' [Hollywood Reporter]

Chris EvansChris Evans ('Fantastic Four') is set to star in the legal drama 'Puncture,' playing a young attorney who goes after a healthcare giant. Vinessa Shaw, Mark Kassen and Brett Cullen co-star in the film from directors Adam and Mark Kassen. [Variety]

Rose McGowanRose McGowan is the latest actor to join the cast of 'Conan,' starring Jason Momoa as the titular character. She'll play an "evil half-human/half-witch" in the film, which also co-stars Stephen Lang, Rachel Nichols, Ron Perlman and Said Taghmaoui. Marcus Nispel (2009's 'Friday the 13th' remake) directs. [Variety]