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Two more rising stars have joined the cast of Nicholas Sparks adaptation “The Choice,” with Alexandra Daddario and Maggie Grace also on board along with the previously cast Benjamin Walker, Teresa Palmer and Tom Welling. The film, which is set on a small coastal town, follows Travis Parker (Walker) and Gabby Holland (Palmer), neighbors whose love affair is traced over the course of 10 years and plenty of ups and downs. Welling will play Gabby’s boyfriend Ryan, while Grace will play Ryan’s sister. No word yet on who Daddario willRead More
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Actor Tom Welling has landed a lead role in an adaptation of Nicholas Sparks novel, “The Choice”. Directed by Ross Katz, the film follows neighbors in a small coastal North Carolina town who end up pursuing a relationship neither expected. Welling is set to portray Kevin McCarthy, a doctor at his father’s practice. His girlfriend Gabby is played by Teresa Palmer and Benjamin Walker portrays her neighbor turned more Travis Parker. Tom Wilkinson is also among the cast. “The Choice” is the first independent venture for Nicholas Sparks. Best knownRead More

Posted On October 2, 2014By Layla HedgesIn Casting

Daniel Radcliffe Circling ‘Now You See Me 2′

Daniel Radcliffe is reportedly in negotiations to join the cast of “Now You See Me 2,” a sequel to the successful magic flick “Now You See Me” that followed a skilled team of magicians. Cast members returning to reprise their roles for the sequel include Jesse Eisenberg, Isla Fisher, Mark Ruffalo, Woody Harrelson, Dave Franco and Michael Caine as the duped Arthur Tressler. Radcliffe will be playing the part of Tressler’s son. “Now You See Me 2″ is slated for release June 10, 2016 with plans to start production thisRead More
On the heels of a successful theater run for dystopian film “The Maze Runner”, news has been pouring in about the anticipated sequel already in the works. Actors Rosa Salazar and Jacob Lofland are the latest to join the cast of “The Maze Runner: Scorch Trials,” according to The Hollywood Reporter. The sequel follows those young characters who have escaped the maze and now face a new set of challenges. The newcomers join Dylan O’Brien, Kaya Scodelario, and Thomas Brodie-Sangster, reprising their roles from the first film. Salazar is setRead More
The next pair of young lovers in Nicholas Sparks’ long canon are ready to step forward, and it was announced today that Benjamin Walker and Teresa Palmer will star in “The Choice,” which will be directed by Ross Katz. Walker and Palmer will play Travis Parker and Gabby Holland, respectively, who first meet as neighbors in a small coastal town — because this is a Nicholas Sparks movie after all. The film will chart the ups and downs in their love affair over the course of ten years. Walker andRead More
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“Orphan Black” actor Jordan Gavaris has been added to the cast of Gus Van Sant‘s “The Sea of Trees”, described as a story of reflection and survival. The film follows two men, American and Japanese, lost in a forest near Mt. Fuji as they search for a way out. With principal photography currently wrapping up, Gavaris joins already cast Matthew McConaughey, Naomi Watts, Ken Watanabe and Katie Aselton. Gavaris is best known for his portrayal of Tatiana Maslany’s best friend Felix on BBC America’s hit sci-fi drama “Orphan Black,” whichRead More
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Posted On September 30, 2014By Layla HedgesIn Casting

Matt Bomer Joins Ryan Gosling in ‘The Nice Guys’

Matt Bomer has joined the cast of crime thriller “The Nice Guys,” according to Deadline. The film follows a private eye (Ryan Gosling) in the 1970s who is hired to find a girl and ends up uncovering a dangerous conspiracy. Already established cast includes Gosling, Russell Crowe as the gangster who hires the detective, Margaret Qualley as the daughter of a corrupt chief justice and Angourie Rice. Written and directed by Shane Black of “Iron Man 3,” “The Nice Guys” is currently set for a June 17, 2016 release. BomerRead More
Emma Watson and Daniel Bruhl are starring in South American political thriller “Colonia,” which has already started filming in and around Luxemburg, Germany and South America, it was announced today. Florian Gallenberger is directing the film, which follows a young German couple, Lena and Daniel, who become entangled in the violence which led to the overthrowing of president Salvador Allende. Daniel is abducted by the secret police of army chief and dictator-to-be Augusto Pinochet, and is tracked by Lena to a sealed-off area called Colonia Dignidad. However, it’s soon discoveredRead More
Katheryn Winnick is the latest addition to the cast of Dean Devlin’s “Geostorm,” according to Deadline. The sci-fi thiller is set in a world on the verge of an apocalyptic storm generated by climate-controlling satellites in space. The story follows a guy named Jake (Gerard Butler), who’s tasked with heading into outer space to stop it from happening. Abbie Cornish, Andy Garcia, Ed Harris,¬†and Jim Sturgess also star. Winnick will play Jake’s ex-wife. Filming begins in New Orleans next month. Winnick is best known for her current role as LagerthaRead More

Posted On September 25, 2014By Alamin YohannesIn Casting

Natalie Dormer to Star in Action Thriller ‘Patient Zero’

Natalie Dormer has landed the lead role in “Patient Zero.” The action thriller centers on the creation of a new species after a pandemic spreads across the world. The evolution is caused by a new form of rabies that results in the infected becoming exceptionally violent. The only shread of hope¬†hinges on finding Patient Zero and is led by a human survivor with the ability to speak to the infected. “Patient Zero” will be directed by Stefan Ruzowitzky and produced by Vincent Newman. Mike Le wrote the script. Dormer isRead More