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Elle Fanning All the Bright Places
Elle Fanning, 16, is attached to star in the forthcoming adaptation of “All the Bright Places,” according to Variety. Jennifer Niven‘s debut young adult novel — which won’t be released until January 6, 2015 — is being brought to the big screen by producing team Paula Mazur and Mitchell Kaplan (“Nim’s Island”, “Delirium”). It is a love story that follows Violet (Fanning), a girl who “learns to live” from Finch, a boy who intends to die. When the two meet at the bell tower of their school, they quickly bondRead More
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Posted On August 4, 2014By Alfonso EspinaIn Casting

Taylor Kitsch Offered Lead in ‘The Raid’ Remake

TheWrap reports that Screen Gems has offered Taylor Kitsch, 33, the lead role in Patrick Hughes‘ English-language remake of “The Raid.” Gareth Evans‘ original 2011 film — titled “The Raid: Redemption” — followed an Indonesian S.W.A.T. team, led by Iko Uwais‘ Rama, who are trapped in a building that is run by a mobster. The remake is written by Brad Ingelsby (“Run All Night”) and is set for a January 2015 start date. Kitsch, who is in talks to play one of the leads on the second season of HBO’sRead More
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Seth Grahame-Smith’s gory twist on an 1813 Jane Austen classic is finally heading to the big screen. Deadline reports that Sam Riley, Lily James and Bella Heathcote are set to star in “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies.” Burr Steers (“Charlie St. Cloud”) will direct a screenplay he co-wrote with David O. Russell based on the 2009 Gahame-Smith book, which tells the familiar story of romance between Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy, but with a catch: it’s set in a zombie-plagued village. Riley has landed the role of Mr. Darcy, JamesRead More
Idris Elba and Gemma Arterton have signed on to star in UK indie “A Hundred Streets,” according to Deadline. The film is about “four people with extraordinary stories that are all lived out within a square mile in contemporary London.” Elba and Arterton play an estranged married couple. He’s an ex-rugby player and she’s a miserable housewife. Adam Bakri will play a rich playboy whose life is turned upside down with the reappearance of an ex-girlfriend, and Franz Drameh will play a drug dealer who strikes up an unlikely friendshipRead More
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Model Emily Ratajkowski and Zac Efron are set to star together in upcoming film “We Are Your Friends,” the directorial debut of Max Joseph, co-star of MTV’S “Catfish” series. According to Deadline, the film follows a 23-year-old DJ named Cole through the worlds of electronic music and Hollywood nightlife as he spends his days scheming with childhood friends and nights working on the one track that will set the world on fire. Things become complicated when Cole is taken under the wing of older DJ James, and begins to fall for James’s girlfriend, Sophie.Read More
Bill Weasley is on a roll! “Harry Potter” alum Domhnall Gleeson is in talks to join Leonardo DiCaprio and the rest of the cast of “The Revenant,” Variety reports. The Irish actor, who can be instantly recognized by his unmistakable Weasley resemblance, will star alongside a slew of superb actors, including Tom Hardy and Will Poulter from “The Chronicles of Narnia” saga. Based on the novel by Michael Punke, “The Revenant” explores one man’s (DiCaprio) quest for vengeance after his companions leave him for dead following a vicious bear attack.Read More
Hayley Kiyoko
Hayley Kiyoko, 23, is reuniting with her “Jem and the Holograms” co-star Stefani Scott to play Maggie in Leigh Whannell‘s “Insidious: Chapter 3.” “Very excited to finally announce I will be in Insidious 3 with the lovely @stefaniescott and director Leigh Whannell! Thank you blumhouse productions! #2015 #insidious3,” Kiyoko wrote on her Instagram along with a photo of her with both Scott and Whannell. The third installment in James Wan‘s (who is producing the film and handing over the directing duties to Whannell) “Insidious” horror series, “Insidious: Chapter 3″ willRead More
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Maisie Williams, 17, is the top choice to lead Sam Raimi‘s live-action adaptation of “The Last of Us.” Released in June of last year, the Playstation3 game by Neil Druckman (who will write the film’s screenplay) is set 20 years after an infectious pandemic plagued humanity. It is led by two survivors, Joel and a 14-year-old girl named Ellie. Joel is hired to smuggle Ellie out of Boston, which is a quarantine zone. During a surprise appearance by Raimi (who is producing the film for Screen Gems) at this weekend’sRead More
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Who else but Tim Burton should direct a title with the phrase “peculiar children” in it? Variety reports that for his next book to film adaptation, Eva Green may play the titular character born from Ransom Rigg’s fantasy novel, “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children.” Burton’s penchant for recasting actors is well-known, (No word yet on whether or not Helena Bonham Carter will join but…you know) and Green previously worked with him as a lovelorn villainess in his horror-comedy “Dark Shadows.”  The story follows a teenager named Jacob who, after suffering from aRead More
Dianna Agron Imogen Poots Riley Keough
Natalia Leite has recruited Imogen Poots, Riley Keough and Dianna Agron for the cast of her feature directorial debut, “Bare,” which starts shooting this week in New Mexico. “Bare” centers on “a young girl living in Nevada who starts a complicated relationship with a female drifter who introduces her to a darker world and forces her to grow.” Also set to star Chris Zylka, Paz de la Huerta and Rachel Korine, “Bare” will be produced by Alexandra Roxo, Chad Burris, and Christopher J. Scott. Mateo Frazier will serve as associateRead More