Casting Room: Johnny Depp to Uncover ‘The Secret Life of Houdini’


You tune in for the promos and press conferences. You sign on for the social media campaigns. You mark your calendars for the premieres, sequels, and revivals of TV, film, and theatre’s most-promising projects. But before new shows and movies are on your radar, they’re being planned, executed, and put into motion by production teams far and wide—the most magical part of which happens in the casting room.

Each week, Glam is going to give you the rundown on your favorite celebrities and their new gigs, from Hollywood’s rising stars to Broadway’s top talents. Welcome to the Casting Room.

Black MassBenedict Cumberbatch, Adam Scott joining Johnny Depp
Daredevil| Charlie Cox
The DUFFNick Eversman
Fast & Furious 7 | Romeo Santos
Idol’s Eye | 
Robert De NiroRobert Pattinson
The Secret Life of Houdini | Johnny Depp
In a Valley of Violence Karen Gillan, Taissa Farmiga joining Ethan Hawke and John Travolta

Covert AffairsMax Martini | USA
Descendants  Kathy NajimyWendy Raquel Robinson joining Kristin Chenoweth
Girl Meets WorldUriah Shelton| Disney
Masters of SexChristian Borle | Showtime
ShamelessSteve Kazee | Showtime
Sleepy HollowMatt Barr | Fox
Vice PrincipalsDanny McBride | HBO