Kiwi thesps Rose McIver and Carolyn Dando have been cast in Peter Jackson’s “The Lovely Bones.” Cast of the DreamWorks pic includes Rachel Weisz, Ryan Gosling and Susan Sarandon. McIver plays the younger sister of the murdered lead character, Susie Salmon; Dando plays a classmate who develops a strange connection with Susie.

McIver’s credits include Disney Channel pics such as “Eddie’s Million Dollar Cook Off.” Dando had a role in ABC’s “Fatal Contact: Bird Flu in America.”

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