Tom ArnoldTom Arnold has apparently been cast in the upcoming 'Battleship' film, based on the Hasbro game. Arnold revealed the news himself in the comments section of a recent Movieline article, saying, "Doing Pete Berg's 'Battleship' in Australia in August." As we reported yesterday, Taylor Kitsch stars in the film, which is set to be released on May 25, 2012. [Movieline]

More casting news after the jump. Tom ArnoldTom Arnold has apparently been cast in the upcoming 'Battleship' film, based on the Hasbro game. Arnold revealed the news himself in the comments section of a recent Movieline article, saying, "Doing Pete Berg's 'Battleship' in Australia in August." As we reported yesterday, Taylor Kitsch stars in the film, which is set to be released on May 25, 2012. [Movieline]

Vera FarmigaOscar nominee Vera Farmiga ('Up in the Air') is set to star and direct 'Higher Ground,' based on the memoir 'This Dark World' by Carolyn Briggs. The book, released in 2002, focuses on Briggs' experience with the Fountain of Joy Church. Filming begins this June. [Production Weekly]

Ashley GreeneAshley Greene has landed a new role in the romantic comedy 'Butter,' starring Jennifer Garner and Ty Burrell. The 'Twilight' beauty will play a "rebellious high school teenager" in the film, about a butter-carving contest that takes hold of a small Midwestern town. Jim Field Smith ('She's Out of my League') directs. [Risky Business]

Christian SlaterChristian Slater has joined the cast of the crime-thriller 'Sacrifice.' Slater will reportedly play a priest "with a military history in Afghanistan" in the movie, which stars Oscar winner Cuba Gooding, Jr. as an undercover cop who finds himself taking care of a drug dealer's five-year-old sister. According to the report, Slater's role will be a cameo. [Variety]

Clive OwenOscar-nominated actor Clive Owen ('Closer') will star in 'Intruders' from director Juan Carlos Fresnadillo ('28 Weeks Later'), about a young girl who faces her childhood demons. Owen will play her father in the film, which co-stars Daniel Bruhl of 'Inglourious Basterds' fame. [Heat Vision]

Katie CassidyKatie Cassidy ('Taken,' 'A Nightmare on Elm Street') Andie McDowell and 'Glee''s Cory Monteith have joined the cast of 'Monte Carlo.' TV's Selena Gomez and Leighton Meester star in the film, about three girls who are rewarded a dream vacation to Monte Carlo when one of them gets mistaken for a British heiress. Tom Bezucha directs. [Variety]

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