Two upcoming blockbusters have casting directors attached, Backstage has learned.
For the upcoming "Warcraft" feature, which is based off the popular video game series, Mary Vernieu of Betty Mae, Inc. will serve as casting director. Vernieu has experience in the fantasy genre, having cast the 2005 feature "Sin City." More recently, she was the casting director of David O. Russell’s "American Hustle."
"Warcraft" currently has a 2015 release date.
Meanwhile, the "Man of Steel" sequel, whose title is rumored to be "Batman vs. Superman," has already made headlines for casting Ben Affleck as Batman. To find the rest of the cast, Lora Kennedy and Kristy Carlson, who cast the first installment of the rebooted Warner Bros. "Superman" franchise, will serve as casting directors. Kennedy has an established relationship with Affleck having cast his 2012 feature "Argo."