Casting Net: Miles Teller destined for 'Whiplash'; Plus, Sam Rockwell, Mireille Enos, more

Casting Net: Miles Teller destined for 'Whiplash'; Plus, Sam Rockwell, Mireille Enos, more
Miles Teller is making waves. The soulful Spectacular Now star can add another notch to his indie belt. Teller will play the lead role in Whiplash — the Sundance-winning short from writer-director Damien Chazelle (Guy and Madeline on a Park Bench) that’s getting the feature treatment. Teller will play a novice drummer in an elite jazz conservatory who is subjected to the wrath of his merciless instructor, played by J.K. Simmons (who will reprise the role that he originated in Chazelle’s short). [Deadline]

Sam Rockwell has played some memorable parts this year, including Colin Farrell’s manic best friend in Seven Psychopaths and Owen,
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