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Garret Dillahunt ("No Country for Old Men," "The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford") will play an escaped convict who tortures an innocent family in a small town in the drama "Last House on the Left" for Rogue Pictures. Dennis Iliadis is directing. Dillahunt is repped by the Gersh Agency and Allman/Rea Management. … Amanda Schull will play an American dance student in the indie feature "Mao's Last Dancer" for director Bruce Beresford. The rags-to-riches tale chronicles Chinese ballet dancer Li Cunxin, who at age 11 was chosen to train at Madame Mao's Beijing Dance Academy and later became one of the world's greatest dancers. Schull, who appeared in Sony Pictures' "Center Stage," has spent the past seven years as a professional dancer with the corps de ballet in the San Francisco Ballet Company. She is repped by Innovative Artists. … Brothers Henri and Regan Young will make their feature film debut in 20th Century Fox's family adventure "They Came From Upstairs." They join Ashley Tisdale in the film directed by John Schultz about a group of teens who must defend their Maine vacation home from an alien invasion. The Youngs are repped by Innovative Artists. … Jason Clarke will play John Dillinger's getaway driver in Michael Mann's gangster drama "Private Enemies," starring Johnny Depp and Christian Bale. Set during the Depression, the story follows legendary criminals John Dillinger, Baby Face Nelson and Pretty Boy Floyd and the FBI's attempt to stop them. Clarke, who recently finished production on Universal's "Death Race," stars on Showtime's "Brotherhood." He is repped by WMA and Robert Stein Management. … Gia Carides has joined Jack Black, Michael Cera and Oliva Wilde in "Year One," directed by Harold Ramis for Columbia Pictures. Carides will play the Queen, the mother of Princess Inanna (Wilde). Carides, whose credits include the feature films "Stick It" and "My Big Fat Greek Wedding," is repped by Innovative Artists and manager Paula Rosenberg. … Ernie Hudson is joining the cast of "Dragonball" for 20th Century Fox. James Wong is directing the film starring James Marsters, Emmy Rossum and Chow Yun-Fat. Hudson, mostly recently seen in a recurring role on ABC's "Desperate Housewives," also appeared in the telefilm "The Ron Clark Story." He is repped by Innovative Artists.

Compiled by Carly Mayberry
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