Nat Wolff is joining Palo Alto Stories in a leading role. Gia Coppola is writing and directing the project based on James Franco’s short stories. Wolff plays stars as Fred, a gangly teen with a habit of getting into trouble. Stories is produced by Miles Levy and Vince Jolivette of Rabbit Bandini Productions and Sebastian Pardo. Wolff, son of actress Polly Draper, appears in upcoming Focus Features’ Admissions with Tina Fey and Paul Rudd and Feed The Dog opposite Selena Gomez. He is repped by CAA and Untitled Entertainment.

Bryan Callen has been cast in Universal Pictures’ Ride Along with Kevin Hart, Ice Cube, John Leguizamo and Laurence Fishburne. Callen’s character is Miggs, a wily and somewhat sketchy undercover cop. Tim Story directs. Will Packer, Cube, Matt Alvarez and Larry Brezner are producing. Callen is repped by Innovative Artists and managed by Ray Moheet at LEG.

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