Out of the Furnace Recruits Willem Defoe

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AUSTIN, TX - MARCH 11:  Actor Willem Dafoe attends "The Hunter Red" Carpet Arrivals during the 2012 SXSW Music, Film + Interactive Festival at Paramount Theatre on March 11, 2012 in Austin, Texas.  (Photo by Karl Walter/Getty Images)
Photo: Karl Walter/2012 Getty Images

Casting for Scott Cooper's Crazy Heart follow-up, the revenge tale Out of the Furnace, is just getting silly. Now Willem Dafoe is in the mix, alongside star Christian Bale and supporting actors Casey Affleck, Forest Whitaker, Woody Harrelson, Zoe Saldana, and Sam Shepard. Aaaaand we're maxed out on actorliness. That's it. If Daniel Day-Lewis comes knocking, tell him we had to lock it down.