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A long-gestating indie dramedy is popping up again, with a brand new creative team in place. Miles Teller will star in and Marc Webb will direct “The Only Living Boy in New York,” according to Variety. Back in 2011, the project was first announced with Logan Lerman to star and Seth Gordon attached to direct. The story remains the same: A young man discovers his father is having an affair and tries to put a stop to it — only to end up becoming involved with the woman himself. AllanRead More
Rooney Mara and Ben Mendelsohn have been set to star in indie drama “Blackbird,” which will mark the screen directorial debut of theater director Benedict Andrews. “Blackbird” is about two people whose lives are turned upside down when they reunite years after an affair. Ray is confronted with his past when Una arrives unannounced at his office, and they are forced to revisit their relationship. Ray has made a new life for himself. Una is looking for answers. What follows in this emotional thriller is an unflinching excavation of damagedRead More
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Posted On November 2, 2014By Alamin YohannesIn Casting

Charlie Hunnam Lands Lead in ‘A Prayer Before Dawn’

Jax Teller goes to prison again… well, kind of. “Sons of Anarchy” star Charlie Humman is set to star in “A Prayer Before Dawn,” the true life story of Billy Moore, according to Variety. The film focuses on Moore’s time in Klong Prem, Thailand’s most vicious prison. While in prison, he discovers Muay Thai Boxing and decides to fight for his freedom and redemption. Jean-Stephane Sauvaire will direct the film while Nick Saltrese adapted the screenplay from Moore’s book. T The film will be being shooting next summer. Hunnam isRead More
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Actor Chadwick Boseman (“42”, “Get On Up”) has officially been revealed as the star of Marvel’s “Black Panther” as part of the company’s big announcement today. The film was described by Kevin Feige as “about how this isolationist country of Wakanda needs to meet the world.” A release date of November 3, 2017 for the film was also announced, along with dates and titles for Marvel’s upcoming slated projects. “Captain America: Civil War” is set for May 6, 2016. “Doctor Strange”, which made news yesterday with the notion that actorRead More
Actors Lily James and Sam Claflin are circling starring roles in film “Their Finest Hour and a Half”. The story follows the misadventures of a British movie crew as they attempt to make a film for boosting morale during World War II. Based on the novel by Lissa Evans, the film is set to be helmed by Danish director Lone Scherfig. This would be Claflin’s second time working with Scherfig, with production set for next summer in 2015. James is known for her television roles as Lady Rose MacClare onRead More
British model Cara Delevingne is really coming into her own as an actress, and may have another high profile role in her crosshairs. Latino Review report the “Paper Towns” actress is being seriously considered for a villain role in Warner Bros’ DC comic book adaptation “Suicide Squad.” The film is already courting other big names including Ryan Gosling, Tom Hardy and Margot Robbie, and is expected to be the next WB/DC film following “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.” “Suicide Squad” follows Amanda Waller and a prison full of insaneRead More
Actor Sebastian Stan has joined the cast of not one but two upcoming films, “The Martian” and “Ricki and The Flash”. “The Martian”, helmed by director Ridley Scott, follows Mark Watney (Matt Damon), an astronaut who becomes stranded on Mars and must find a way to survive. Stan will portray NASA scientist Dr. Chris Beck alongside already cast Damon, Jessica Chastain, Chiwetel Ejoifor, Jeff Daniels and Kristen Wiig. The film is scheduled for a November 2015 release. “Ricki and The Flash” stars Meryl Streep and follows an aging rock starRead More
Prolific UK director Ben Wheatley has set Luke Evans, Cilliam Murphy, Armie Hammer, Olivia Wilde and Wheatley regular Michael Smiley to star in his next film, “Free Fire,” which also marks his first film set in the US. Set in Boston in the 1970s, the film follows a woman named Justine (presumably Wilde), a woman who has brokered a meeting in a deserted warehouse between two Irishmen (Murphy and Smiley) and a gang (led by Hammer and Evans) over the sale of a stash of guns. “But when shots areRead More

Posted On October 22, 2014By Alamin YohannesIn Casting

Natalie Dormer to Lead Supernatural Thriller ‘The Forest’

Looks like someone is heading into “The Forest.” Natalie Dormer has been cast as the lead in the supernatural thriller, according to Deadline. The film centers on an American woman, played by Dormer, who must enter the Aokigahara forest in Japan after her twin sister goes missing. David Goyer came up with the idea for the film and will producer the film. Sarah Cornwell and Nick Antosca wrote the screenplay while Jason Zada will helm the film. Dormer’s career has been building momentum as a result of the major roles sheRead More
A duo of “Fright Night” stars are back together again. Imogen Poots and Anton Yelchin will star in Jeremy Saulnier’s “Green Room,” according to The Hollywood Reporter. The film follows a punk band who find themselves locked in the green room at a concert venue after they witness a murder. They try to discover the truth about the murder while being the targets of a gang of skinheads. Yelchin will play the band’s headliner and Potts will play a skinhead who happens to be the friend of the murder victim. Macon Blair, Joe Cole, Alia Shawkat, Callum Turner and Mark Webber also star. InRead More