Casting About: John Cusack and Johnny Knoxville Have Futbal Fever

Tim Grierson
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We like John Cusack. We like Johnny Knoxville. But will we like John Cusack and Johnny Knoxville? We'll find out when they tag-team for "Carnival," which is thankfully not about a Carnival cruise that goes hilariously wrong. Nope, this is about a soccer scout (Cusack) who heads down to Rio with his best friend (Knoxville) to sign the world's greatest footballer. Look how cosmopolitan we are: We just called a soccer player a "footballer." [The Hollywood Reporter]

Katherine LaNasa has a face you may recognize, even if the name doesn't ring a bell. She's been on "Big Love" and "Two and a Half Men," but our favorite role of hers has to be "Attractive Woman #1" in Steven Soderbergh's "Schizopolis." Next up for her are a couple wife roles: She'll be married to Will Ferrell in "Dog Fight" and John Cusack in "The Frozen Ground." This is probably a good time to point out that she is not married to you, so stop telling your friends that. [The Hollywood Reporter]