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After working with Ridley Scott on “The Martian,” Kate Mara is reteaming with the filmmaker on another sci-fi tale, this time to be directed by his son, Luke Scott. THR reports Mara is set to topline “Morgan” alongside newcomer Anya Taylor-Joy. The story follows “a corporate risk-management consultant who is summoned to a remote research lab to determine whether or not to terminate an at-risk artificial being.” Seth Owen wrote the script, which landed on the 2014 Black List of the best unproduced screenplays. Mara will next be seen asRead More
Woody Allen has found the first cast members for his next film. Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart will lead the ensemble, according to Deadline. There are no details about the pilot of the film, which does not even have a title. Letty Arsonson, Stephen Tenenbaum and Edward Walson will produce the film. Also joining the cast is Bruce Willis. Eisenberg starred in “Zombieland” and “Adventureland” before his breakout role in “The Social Network.” Since then he has been in films such as “Now You See Me” and the actor hasRead More
“Luther” is returning for a Two-Part Special and now we know who will be joining Idris Elba in it. According to TV By The Numbers, the upcoming installment has added several cast members, including “Game Of Thrones” alum Rose Leslie. There are no details on who Leslie will be playing, but a brief description of the special has been released. “Luther’s back. Pitted against his most chilling adversary yet, haunted by the ghosts of his past and hell-bent on retribution, he’s drawn into a terrifyingly complex case that pushes himRead More
After leaving “The Hunger Games” behind, Jennifer Lawrence is going back to war. Deadline reports Lawrence will star in “It’s What I Do,” an adaptation of war photographer Lynsey Addario that Steven Spielberg will direct. The story will follow “a woman who goes into the most dangerous places in the world in search of truth.” Addario covered the American invasion of Afghanistan following the 9/11 attacks, photographing the Afghan people before and after the reign of the Taliban, and the story will also feature a love story in Addario meetingRead More
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Posted On February 27, 2015By Alamin YohannesIn Casting

TV: Tom Ellis To Headline Fox’s ‘Lucifer’ Pilot

Tom Ellis can’t stay away from television for too long. According to The Hollywood Reporter he has been cast as the lead in Fox’s pilot “Lucifer.” The DC Comics series follows Lucifer (Ellis), who is simply tired of running Hell. To get the joy back in his life, Lucifer gives up his throne and heads to Los Angeles. Now he spends his days working alongside the LAPD to make criminals pay. While the cops aim for justice, Lucifer is just having a great time dulling out punishment. Tom Kapinos will write the scriptRead More
Ang Lee has found his Billy Lynn. The director has cast British newcomer Joe Alwyn in the titular role of the young soldier in his adaptation of “Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk.” Alwyn beat out the likes of Billy Howle, Jack Reynor, Joe Cole and Taron Egerton for the role of a 19 year old American soldier whose squadron was captured on camera in the midst of a heroic act, being catapulted to national stardom as a result. The action takes place in the hours leading up to a bigRead More
The young mutants continue to roll into “X-Men: Apocalypse.” Director Bryan Singer has announced that Kodi Smit-McPhee is the latest young actor to join the cast playing a familiar character: the BAMFing teleporter Nghtcrawler. Sophie Turner, Tye Sheridan and Alexandra Shipp were previously cast to play younger versions of Jean Grey, Cyclops and Storm, respectively. The upcoming film will return fully to the past like “X-Men: First Class,” the first film in the new trilogy. While “X-Men: Days of Future Past” employed time travel elements, this time around the focusRead More

Posted On February 14, 2015By Alamin YohannesIn Casting

Ana de Armas Nabs Female Lead in ‘Arms and the Dudes’

Even arms dealers deserve love, don’t they? The Wrap reports Ana de Armas has joined “Arms and the Dudes” as the girlfriend of Miles Teller’s character. The Todd Pillips comedy follows two young men, played by Teller and Jonah Hill, who become arms dealers after they receive a massive government contract. Of course the two pot-smokers have no idea what they are getting into and the situation deteriorates. De Armas will play the girlfriend of Teller’s arms dealer, who is also the female lead. Jason Smilovic wrote the screenplay, which wasRead More

Posted On February 13, 2015By Alamin YohannesIn Casting

Gina Carano Boards ‘Deadpool’

One female actor star on the rise has joined Ryan Reynolds in “Deadpool.” According to The Hollywood Reporter, Gina Carano has signed on for Fox’s Marvel superhero adaptation. The film centers on Reynold’s Deadpool, an assassin who gets superpowers after a procedure intended to cure an illness that does not go as planned. Carano will play comic book character Angel Dust. T.J. Miller also stars. Tim Miller will direct the film being produced Lauren Shuler Donner. After starring in 2011’s “Haywire,” Carano has made quite the name for herself. SheRead More
The Cinema Society With Alice+Olivia Host A Screening Of "The Art Of Getting By" - After Party
The search is over for the new Rick Flagg. Variety reports Joel Kinnaman nabbed the role in “Suicide Squad,” which was previously Tom Hardy’s. “Suicide Squad” follows a team of DC comics villains who work for the government. They take complete each mission hoping for redemption after committing numerous crimes. Kinnaman’s Rick Flagg is the leader of the group. The team of villains will be played by Jai Courtney, Cara Delevingne, Jared Leto, Margot Robbie and Will Smith. They will be playing Captain Boomerang, Enchantress, The Joker, Harley Quinn and DeadshotRead More