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Brian White has joined Channing Tatum and Terrence Howard in "Fighting," Dito Montiel's street-fighting film for Rogue Pictures. White will play Tatum's adversary, an Ultimate Fighting Champion who also happened to be trained by Tatum's character's father. White appears in Disney's "The Game Plan" as well as on CBS' "Moonlight." He is repped by UTA and Luber Roklin Entertainment. … Geoff Pierson has joined the cast of Universal's "The Changeling," directed by Clint Eastwood. Pierson will play S.S. Hahn, a distinguished attorney and local legend who takes the case of a mother (Angelina Jolie) struggling to find her missing son in Los Angeles in 1928. Pierson, whose credits include Showtime's "Dexter" and Fox's "24," is repped by Stone Manners Agency. … Colin Ferguson will star as a former NFL player whom a young boy bonds with in "The Egg Factory." Ferguson stars as Sheriff Jack Carter in the Sci Fi Channel series "Eureka." His film credits include "Because I Said So," "The Opposite of Sex" and "Rowing Through." He is repped by ICM and manager Perry Zimel. … Anthony Azizi has joined the cast of DreamWorks' "Eagle Eye," starring Shia LaBeouf, Michelle Monaghan and Rosario Dawson. Azizi, who recently wrapped "Charlie Wilson's War," is repped by Global Artists Agency and Karen Embry. … David Smith has joined the cast of Gregor Jordan's "The Informers." Smith will play Danny, the new boy-toy of Cheryl (Winona Ryder). Smith's credits include Fox's "X-Men: The Last Stand." He is repped by Stone Manners Agency and Adam Griffin at Kritzer/Levine/ Wilkins Entertainment. … Bruce McGill has been cast in a cameo role in Lorenzo di Bonaventura's "Nowhereland" for Paramount. The film, about a fund manager who discovers that his daughter's imaginary friends have sound investment advice, stars Eddie Murphy. McGill, whose credits include "Cinderella Man," will play Ryan Rowe, a high-profile client of Murphy's. He is repped by Stone Manners Agency. … Phillip C. Vaden has joined Justin Long and John Michael Higgins in "Still Waiting," the sequel to 2005's "Waiting." He plays Joshua, a veteran server whose unfulfilled ambitions make him depressed, neurotic and potentially violent. Vaden, whose credits include "Up All Night," is repped by Stone Manners Agency and Matthew Leshert. … James Hiroyuki Liao has joined Stephen Belber's "Management," starring Jennifer Aniston, Steve Zahn and Woody Harrelson. He will play Al, a man who runs a Chinese restaurant and befriends Zahn's character. His credits include "Hard Luck" and FX's "The Shield," CBS' "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" and Fox's "Bones." He is repped by Joan Sittenfield.

Compiled by Carly Mayberry
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