Among those answering recent Hollywood casting calls:

David Bowie, Rosanna Arquette, Marlee Matlin and Buck Henry are winding up work on "The Linguini Incident," filmed in New York . . . James Marshall ("Twin Peaks") is set to start work in title role of "The Gladiator."Newlyweds Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman have signed to work together this May in "The Irish Story," to be filmed on the Emerald Isle. Meanwhile, Kidman is be making "Billy Bathgate" in North Carolina . . . John Candy, Maureen O'Hara, Ally Sheedy, James Belushi and Anthony Quinn have been wrapping up work on "Only the Lonely," being filmed in Chicago . . . Jeff Daniels and Demi Moore are completing shooting for "The Butcher's Wife," filmed in L.A. . . . Ned Beatty and Adrian Dunbar have started work on "Hear My Song," filming in Ireland and England.

Matthew Broderick has started work on "Welcome to Buzzsaw," playing a financial whiz whose wallet, containing a phone number worth $160 million, is stolen.

Director Robert Wise ("West Side Story") plans a new musical about the life of country singer Merle Haggard.