Jennifer Garner Joins 'Wakefield'; Ben Affleck Adds Titus Welliver To 'Live By Night'

Set photos from Bryan Cranston's upcoming film, Wakefield, have revealed that Jennifer Garner is part of the cast. Cranston first mentioned his involvement in the movie, based E.L. Doctorow's short story and retelling of Nathaniel Hawthorne's story of the same title, the film centers on a Manhattan lawyer and husband who unexpectedly leaves his family for an extended period of time. Robin Swicord wrote the script and is directing. [Variety]

Garner's husband (for now) Ben Affleck is turning his Prohibition-era drama Live By Night into a reunion of The Town. The latest to be brought back is Titus Welliver, joining Chris Cooper, Max Martini, Sienna Miller, Chris Messina, Zoe Saldana, Elle Fanning, and Brendan Gleeson in the adaptation of Dennis Lehane's novel about the son of a Boston cop who uses bootlegging to climb the ranks of organized crime. Welliver will play mob boss Tim Hickey, a mentor to Affleck's character, Joe Coughlin. [TheWrap]