The Dlisted Report
Vince Vaughn is currently in talks to star in Against All Enemies for director Paul Haggis (Crash). The political drama is based on the memoirs of Richard Clarke. Against All Enemies chronicles how the Bush administration handled the al-Qaida threat both before and after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Sean Penn is expected to star as Clarke. [THR]
Ian McShane (Deadwood) will join Renee Zellweger in Case 39. The story centers on a social worker (Zellweger) who saves an abused girl from her parents but later discovers things are not as they seem. Shooting begins this summer in Vancouver. [Variety]
American Idol auditions will begin August 8th in Los Angeles. Producers will visit seven cities, starting about a week earlier than last year, going from The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. (Aug. 8), to San Antonio (Aug. 11), East Rutherford, N.J. (near New York City - Aug. 14), Birmingham, Ala. (Aug. 21), Memphis (Sept. 3) and Minneapolis (Sept. 8) before winding up in Seattle on Sept. 19. Auditions are open to anyone ages 16-28.