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Nov 5th
03:32 pm
'Are We Officially Dating?' Casting and Schedule Info  
Per Deadline:
Imogen Poots has signed onto the cast of Are We Officially Dating? The actress will star opposite Zac Efron in the romantic comedy. The film follows three male friends in New York City who make a pledge to stay single just as each of them starts to fall in love.

And also:
Zac Efron has a new co-star in Are We Officially Dating? Deborah Ann Woll, who plays vampire Jessica Hamby on HBO’s True Blood, has signed up for the romantic comedy... Woll’s character is the ex-wife of one of the trio at the center of the film

And per Screen Daily, Are We Officially Dating? will start shooting on December 2nd.
 
 
Mood: anxiousanxious
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Bee: Zac – Details - plaid - profilejeezbee on November 5th, 2012 10:41 pm (UTC)
I might be not a big fan of this project but they are doing a good job with the casting so far.

Imogen was one of the 3 names on my wishlist of actresses who I thought might be feasible (ie would be willing to do a project like this because I didn't think "bigger" names would be interested given the script, director etc), had availability as far as I could see and has a really good reputation amongst film bloggers/critics. So, I'm pretty happy with this casting.

I hope their choice for the 3rd dude in the group is equally good. He's one more important casting piece.
annabelle83 on November 6th, 2012 01:17 am (UTC)
Seriously!! She was on my wishlist for Zac's love interest in the movie. Then she just got cast in another movie called 'Need for Speed' several days ago, and I was disappointed that she won't have time to do this movie.
She's a very promising young actress on the rise, and I've always liked her since I saw 28 Weeks Later. She's so beautiful. She had such a small role in Me & Orson Welles. She's finally playing Zac's love interest in a movie!
Sapphirasapphia on November 6th, 2012 07:47 am (UTC)
Imogen Poots is very nice and she isn't the tall girl. I hope she will play a love interest for Zac character.
I will cry if they again put «high giraffe» next to Zac.
annabelle83 on November 6th, 2012 09:08 am (UTC)
lol

Come to think of it, Zac has been paired with tall actresses recently. I was surprised to see Nicole in heels and Zac barefoot walking next to each other in a scene in The Paperboy. They didn't do anything to hide their height diffrence. lol

By the way, Deadline says Imogen will "star opposite Zac", so I thought that meant she's playing his love interest in the movie, but some reports say her role is not specified yet. I'm confused. "star opposite someone" just means "join the cast"? Not necessaily "play direct role to someone"? Hmm.. we'll find out soon.
Sapphirasapphia on November 6th, 2012 10:31 am (UTC)
:D I'm afraid to think that Deborah Ann Woll as the first of the co-stars is a love interest for Zac ... She was with him the same height.
This will work just as in the comedy direction though.
kleth on November 6th, 2012 02:24 pm (UTC)
"I was surprised to see Nicole in heels and Zac barefoot walking next to each other in a scene in The Paperboy."

This must have been an example of Zac's latest career goal, to be fearless.
kleth on November 7th, 2012 03:32 pm (UTC)
Wait a minute, let me get this straight - there is actually an actress pursuing a movie career under the name Imogen Poots?
It's Audrey not Aubreyaudrey_za on November 14th, 2012 06:59 am (UTC)
-_-