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Courtney B. Vance has signed on to “Final Destination 5.” Vance will play the role of Agent Block. He was most recently seen on ABC’s “FlashForward.”

Kyle Gallner has joined the cast of the Kevin Smith horror pic “Red State.” Pic revolves around a bunch of misfits who experience fundamentalism to the extreme in middle America. Gallner was most recently seen in the reboot of “A Nightmare on Elm Street.”

Nicholas Gonzalez has boarded the untitled Josh Berman pilot for Lifetime. Past credits include “Melrose Place” and “Mental.”

Zack Silva has been cast as Gavin in FX skein “Terriers.” Past credits include “Desire” and “Watch Over Me.”

Kirk Acevedo has joined the cast of “Collision Earth” for SyFy Films. He will play a scientist who possesses the technical know-how to prevent the end of the world as Mercury is knocked off its axis and heads toward Earth. Past credits include series regular roles on “Oz” and “Fringe.”

Michael Nardelli has boarded the indie “The Reasonable Bunch” with Demi Moore, Kate Bosworth and Ellen Burstyn. He will play Bos-worth’s brother, whose wedding brings the dysfunctional family together. Thesp just wrapped production on “Grass Roots.”

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