Fay Masterson (“Eyes Wide Shut”) has signed to two new projects. First up is the indie “Sorted,” a contemporary thriller set against the backdrop of the London club scene. Tyro helmer Alexander Joy’s pic stars Tim Curry, Matthew Rhys and Stephen Marcus. Christian Spurrier and Malcolm Villiers penned the script; Fabrizio Chisea and Mark Crowdy are producing.Masterson will then work on “Crimes Past,” starring Joshua Leonard (“The Blair Witch Project”). Set in as small New England town, writer-director Andrew D. Cooke’s pic concerns a young mother coping with her boyfriend’s mysterious death and the possible involvement of his best friend. Masterson’s credits include “Amistad,” “The Quick and the Dead” and WB’s Mel Gibson starrer “The Man Without a Face.” She is repped by Kami Putnam of the Gersh Agency and manager McGowan/Levine.
* * *Vanessa Angel has joined the cast of Christopher Coppola’s (“Gunfighter”) indie “G-Men From Hell” for producer Rick Albert through his Sawmill Entertainment. Angel joins William Forsythe and Tate Donovan in the pic from scribes Robert Cooper, Richard Albert and Nicholas Johnson. Screenplay is based on Michael Allred’s Grafik Muzik comic strip series, and follows the return of two “G-Men” who return to terra firma from hell, intent on performing good deeds to save themselves from a doomed fate. Angel will play a damsel who suspects her husband is trying to kill her and hires the duo to investigate. Angel has recently completed lensing “Partners” with Casper Van Dien and David Paymer, and “Enemies of Laughter” also with Paymer. She is repped by Innovative Artists and Handprint Entertainment.
* * *John Savage (“Message in a Bottle”) is set to star in the Kushner-Locke horror-thriller, “They Nest,” for director Ellory Elkayen. Erik D’Arbeloff (“Trick”) serves as producer. Savage’s previous credits include “The Thin Red Line” and “Summer of Sam.” He is repped by the Artists Agency and manager Michael Wallach.
* * *Blake Lindsley (“Starship Troopers”) has been added to the cast of Lifetime’s “An American Daughter” starring Christine Lahti. Sheldon Larry directs the adaptation of Wendy Wasserstein’s legiter about a female surgeon general nominee. Tom Skerritt, Jay Thomas and Lynne Thigpen are also set to co-star. Lindsley’s previous credits include “Swingers” and “The Big Brass Ring” for Showtime. She is repped by Incognito Management and Gold Marshak Liedtke.