Katy Mixon and Skyler Gisondo have been cast in the Reese Witherspoon-Vince Vaughn starrer "Four Christmases" for New Line. Mixon also has been cast in the Kevin Macdonald-directed "State of Play" for Universal and will appear opposite Billy Bob Thornton and Kim Basinger in the indie film "The Informers" for director Gregor Jordan. She is repped by Endeavor and Larry Taube at Principal Entertainment. Gisondo, who recently played Dewey Cox Jr. in Sony's "Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story," is repped by Abrams Artists Agency and Anonymous Content. … Paul Sorvino will play a villainous billionaire still bitter from a love gone wrong in Darren Bousman's "Repo! The Genetic Opera!" for Lionsgate. Known for his roles in "Goodfellas" and "Nixon," Sorvino's recent credits include "Mr. 3000" and "The Cooler." He is repped by Innovative Artists. … Shea Whigham will star in "The Killing Room" for director Jonathan Liebesman. The indie film also stars Timothy Hutton, Nick Cannon and Chloe Sevigny and revolves around four people who sign up for a psychological research study only to discover that they are subjects of a brutal, classified government program. Whigham, who recently wrapped three other indie films — "Radio Free Albemuth," "Spooner" and "Splinter" — will appear in the upcoming "Pride and Glory" for New Line and "Town Creek" for Gold Circle. He is repped by Larry Taube at Principal Entertainment. … Ryan Pinkston has been cast opposite Vanessa Lengies ("Waiting," "Still Waiting") in the indie teen comedy "Foreign Exchange" for director Danny Roth. Pinkston, who most recently appeared in New Line's "Full of It" and ABC Family's "Big Liar on Campus," also appears opposite Michael Cera and Frankie Muniz in the upcoming "Parental Guidance Suggested" for the Weinstein Co. as well as in the comedy "College" for Lionsgate. He is repped by Cindy Osbrink, H2F and attorney Steve Warren. … Chloe Bridges has joined Ice Cube and Keke Palmer in Dimension Films' "Comeback." Bridges will play Tammy, the "queen mean girl" and antagonist of Jasmine (Palmer). Bridges is repped by manager Blake Bandy of Kritzer Levine Wilkins Entertainment and the Osbrink Agency. … Carter Jenkins has been cast in Fox's "They Came From Upstairs." Jenkins, whose credits include TV's "Viva Laughlin," is repped by Endeavor and In Momentum Management. … Texas Battle (HBO's "12 Miles of Bad Road"), who is shooting a role in James Wong's "Dragonball," will play rapper Mello in the indie feature "Hitting the Bricks." He is repped by Innovative Artists and McKeon Myones Entertainment.
Compiled by Carly Mayberry