19 November 2013 12:31 PM, PST | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

All the casting news that's fit to print! We reported last week on Dan Stevens attaching himself to the newest of Adam Sandler's periodic serious, grown-up movies (uh, not to be confused with his “Grown Ups” movies); this one's called "The Cobbler" and follows a cobbler (natch) who steps into his clients' lives as he mends their shoes. Expect profound statements about walking a mile in another man's shoes ... and expect Dustin Hoffman, who has just been cast, along with Steven Buscemi (a frequent Sandler collaborator). So now we have to start being serious about the thing, especially since Tom McCarthy ("The Visitor," "Win Win") is directing. [The Wrap]Meanwhile, Lee Pace, soon to be on our screens as the oh-so-utterly-fabulous Thranduil, has just signed on for Working Title's as-yet-untitled Lance Armstrong biopic (spoiler alert: he cheated). No word yet on who Pace is playing: Ben Foster will be playing Armstrong »

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