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Freeform is getting into the superhero game! The network has recently ordered Marvel series “Cloak and Dagger.” The drama centers on two very different teens, Tyrone and Tandy, who meet while living on the streets. After the two get experimented on, they get powers and decide to team up. Their journey to become superheroes is sometimes complicated by their feelings for one another. This new development means two young actors are joining the likes of Marvel heroes Captain America, Daredevil and Quake. Like the recent addition of Tom Holland’s Spiderman, theRead More

Posted On May 10, 2016By Alamin YohannesIn Casting

‘Flatliners’ Remake Adds James Norton

James Norton is headed to medical school. The British actor is the latest addition to “Flatliners.” According to The Hollywood Reporter Norton will play medical student Jamie in the upcoming sci-fi thriller remake. “Flatliners” centers on a group of medical students who stumble upon a a risky area of study. They begin performing near-death experiments in an effort to explore the afterlife. Experiments the students discover have serious consequences. This is a remake of 1990 film of the same name. It starred Kevin Bacon, Julia Roberts and Kiefer Sutherland. NeilaRead More
Dylan O’Brien may be getting into the spy game. The “Teen Wolf” star is in talks to join “American Assassin.” EW reports O’Brien will play CIA counter-terrorism operative Mitch Rapp in the adaptation of Vince Flynn’s bestselling series. “American Assassin” centers on Cold War veteran Stand Hurley (Michael Keaton) and the young man he trains to become a ruthless spy. O’Brien’s Mitch Rapp is a young man who is deeply impacted by the death of his fiancée. The terrorist attack that ends her life sends Mitch down a dangerous path. TheRead More
Disney has found its new Han Solo, and Alden Ehrenreich has landed the much-coveted role in a new “Star Wars” spinoff prequel film, according to Page Six. Ehrenreich first emerged as a contender for the role in March and became a frontrunner to play the younger version of the character made iconic by Harrison Ford in April. Other young actors in contention included Miles Teller, Taron Egerton, Scott Eastwood, Ansel Elgort and Jack Reynor. Phil Lord and Christopher Miller will direct the film set to be released in 2018. Ehrenreich,Read More
Actress Melissa Benoist arriives at the 2015 Film Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica, California February 21, 2015.
Supergirl is headed to the big screen. Kinda. Melissa Benoist, star of the CBS series, has joined the cast of Boston Marathon Bombing Drama “Patriots Day.” According to The Wrap she will play the widow of one of the bombers. “Patriots Day” centers on the police investigation surrounding the Boston Marathon Bombings. Mark Wahlberg leads the cast as Sgt. Tommy Saunders. Benoist has been cast as Katherine Russell. She is the widow of Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev (Themo Melikidze). Khandi Alexander, James DuMont and Jake Picking have also joined the cast.Read More

Posted On April 28, 2016By Alamin YohannesIn Casting

Alicia Vikander Is Lara Croft in New “Tomb Raider’

‘We have a new Tomb Raider! A “Tomb Raider” reboot was previously announced, but now we know the young actress leading the project. According to The Hollywood Reporter Alicia Vikander will play Lara Croft. The film centers on a young Lara Croft on her first adventure. The dangerous journey will lead her to becoming the badass longtime fans of the franchise know and love. Roar Uthaug is set to direct while Graham King will produce. MGM and Warner Bros are teaming up on the production. Vikander is not the first actress to play LaraRead More
Maybe everybody wants some Glen Powell? The young actor has lined up his next role. According to The Wrap, Powell has been cast opposite Emilia Clarke in romantic comedy “The Set Up.” The comedy centers on two overworked assistants with tyrants for bosses. They decide to team up and play matchmaker by setting their bosses up. While the plan may be to get some breathing room, one must remember things don’t always go to plan. Katie Silberman wrote the script and Clare Scanlon will direct the film. Powell’s recent roles includeRead More
Fox is closing in one young actress’ potentially star-making role. Upcoming manga adaptation “Alita: Battle Angel” has a lead role ready to launch one actress’ career into the stratosphere. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Maika Monroe, Rosa Salazar and Zendaya are the trio up for the role. “Alita: Battle Angel” centers on a female cyborg found by a scientist with her memory. Using the one thing she can remember, her martial arts training, the cyborg becomes a bounty hunter. The action-packed tale touches on complex matters including love and self-discovery. Monroe,Read More

Posted On April 26, 2016By Alamin YohannesIn Casting

Daisy Ridley In Talks to Star in ‘The Lost Wife’

The Post-“Star Wars” life has been good to one young actress! An upcoming Holocaust drama may have found its star. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Daisy Ridley is in talks for the lead role in “The Lost Wife.”  Based on Alyson Richman’s novel, “The Lost Wife” tells a love story that endures time and distance. Lenka, an art student, falls for her best friend’s brother Josef, but their romance is cut short when the Nazis invade Prague. After decades apart, the two reconnect and have to discover whether their loveRead More

Posted On March 22, 2016By Alamin YohannesIn Casting

Austin Stowell Joins Emma Stone in ‘Battle of the Sexes’

Austin Stowell is getting into a relationship with Billie Jean King…kind of. Stowell has been cast in upcoming sports biopic “Battle of the Sexes.” Emma Stone has been cast as the female lead tennis star Billie Jean King. According to Deadline Stowell will play her husband Larry King. “Battle of the Sexes” chronicles the life and struggles of tennis star and feminist icon Billie Jean King. In September 1973 she competed against tennis champ Bobby Riggs and won, making a name for herself and proving Riggs wrong about his belief thatRead More