Kenneth Choi has joined The Wolf Of Wall Street. The actor will play a pal and finance industry co-worker of star Leonardo DiCaprio in the Martin Scorsese-directed film. Choi, who was one of the Howlin’ Commandos in 2011’s Captain America: First Avenger, also stars in the finally to be released Red Dawn reboot, which is scheduled for November 21. Choi is repped by TalentWorks, managers Mosaic and attorney Derek Kroeger.
Matthew Weiner’s You Are Here has added Alana de la Garza to its cast. The Law & Order actress joins Owen Wilson, Zach Galifianakis, and Amy Poehler in the Mad Men creator’s feature directorial debut. De la Garza, who is in the upcoming NBC series Do No Harm, is repped by SDB Partners.
Chris Chalk has signed onto Steve McQueen’s Twelve Years A Slave. Chalk will join the recently added Michael Kenneth Willams as well as Michael Fassbender and Chiwetel Ejiofor in the film. Chalk will play Clemens Ray, a fellow kidnapped slave who is brought to the South with Ejiofor’s Solomon Northup character. Chalk is repped by Stone Manners Salners.
The Glee Project co-winner Samuel Larsen is an addition to the cast of Claire’s Cambodia. The sibling comedy-drama, produced by The Hunger Games screenwriter Billy Ray and directed by Stacy Sherman, stars the recently signed Shannon Woodward as well as Mary Kay Place and Sarah Paulson. Larsen, who will play the boyfriend of the youngest of the three sisters, is repped by SDB Partners.
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