Casting Category

Earthquake disaster action flick “San Andreas” has added “Teen Wolf” and “Arrow” star Colton Haynes, according to Deadline. The Dwayne Johnson-led film also stars Carla Gugino and Alexandra Daddario, with Ioan Gruffudd also signing on today. Johnson plays a former Special Ops firefighter who must scour a totally destroyed California looking for his family. His ex-wife will played by Gugino and their daughter Daddario. Grufford will play Gugino’s new fiance, a wealthy real estate developer. No word on who Haynes’ character Joby is, though Daddario’s love interest seems likely. “SanRead More
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“Macbeth” director Justin Kurzel is in talks to helm the Michael Fassbender-led live-action “Assassin’s Creed” film for New Regency, according to a report by Deadline. “Assassin’s Creed” is based on the video game franchise, which centers on Desmond Miles, a man who, after being kidnapped by an organization with ties to the Knights Templar, is sent back in time via his family ancestry of assassins in missions to retrieve historical artifacts. The script was originally written by Michael Lesslie (“Macbeth”) and Scott Frank (“The Wolverine”) before Adam Cooper and BillRead More
The “Star Wars: Episode VII” cast has finally been announced, with some expected and unexpected names. Oscar Isaac, John Boyega, Adam Driver and Domhnall Gleeson are among the names we’ve heard of, while Daisy Ridley appears to be the unknown who has landed the female lead role previously linked to Lupita Nyong’o. Here is the official release: The Star Wars team is thrilled to announce the cast of Star Wars: Episode VII. Actors John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, and Max von Sydow willRead More
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Taylor Schilling, Adam Scott, Jason Schwartzman and Judith Godrèche are set to star in Patrick Brice‘s upcoming indie comedy “The Overnight,” according to a report by The Wrap. Plot details for “The Overnight,” which has already begun production in Los Angeles, are currently unavailable. The film marks the latest collaboration between Brice and producer Mark Duplass of Duplass Brothers Productions. The two previously teamed up for Brice’s feature debut “Creep,” a horror comedy that premiered at SXSW last month. Best known for her breakthrough role as Piper Chapman in Netflix’sRead More
US actor Oscar Isaac takes part on May 20, 2013 in the show "Le Grand Journal" on the set of the French TV Canal+, on the sidelines the 66th Cannes film festival in Cannes. Cannes, one of the world's top film festivals, opened on May 15 and will climax on May 26 with awards selected by a jury headed this year by Hollywood legend Steven Spielberg.        AFP PHOTO / LOIC VENANCE        (Photo credit should read LOIC VENANCE/AFP/Getty Images)
We are so close to an official announcement on “Star Wars: Episode VII” casting, we can all basically feel it in the air at this point. But before it’s made officially official, the trades are all out in force to toss out a final rumor or two that may or may not be substantiated in the end. The biggest revelation today, via Deadline, The Wrap and THR, is that Oscar Isaac may be among the names called when the announcement is made. Both THR and The Wrap reporters mention IsaacRead More
Eddie Redmayne is getting ready to reunite with his “Les Miserables” director Tom Hooper on another period piece, according to Deadline. “The Danish Girl” is based on the real life of artist Einar Wegener and takes its title from the novel of the same name by David Ebershoff. Redmayne will play Wegener in the film, who lived in the 1930s with his California born wife Gerda. Wegener eventually became one of the first men to undergo operations to become a woman, with the official description of the book saying itRead More
British actress Annabelle Wallis has landed one of the female leads in action comedy “Grimsby,” according to Deadline. Sacha Baron Cohen is the lead on this one, with Mark Strong on board as well. The story follows two brothers, one a suave James Bond secret agent type, played by Strong, who’s forced to go on the run with his slightly less successful-at-life brother, played by Cohen, a soccer hooligan. It looks like the hooligan will have no problem attracting the ladies though, as Wallis’ role is described as “one ofRead More
Chace Crawford
Former “Gossip Girl” actor Chace Crawford, 28, has landed the lead role in Robert Legato‘s psychological thriller “Eloise,” according to a report by Deadline. Crawford is set to play Jacob, a man who leads his group of friends in breaking into an old insane asylum known as “Eloise” in an effort to find the death certificate that will give him a sizable inheritance. Once inside the asylum, they not only uncover the horrifying history of the building but also the truth about their own tragic pasts. Shooting for Chris Borrelli-scriptedRead More
Charlotte Le Bon
Charlotte Le Bon, James Badge Dale, and Ben Kingsley are in negotiations to join Joseph Gordon-Levitt in Robert Zemeckis‘ adaptation of Philippe Petit’s memoir “To Reach The Clouds.” The yet-to-be-titled film will dramatize Petit’s famous high-wire walk between the twin towers of the newly constructed World Trade Centre back in August 7, 1974. The phenomenal achievement, which has been called “the artistic crime of the century,” was most recently recounted by James Marsh in his 2008 Oscar-winning documentary “Man on Wire.” In this latest big screen effort of depicting theRead More
Erin Moriarty, the actress known for playing Woody Harrelson’s daughter in “True Detective” will again be playing a daughter to another big name. Mel Gibson will star as her father in the upcoming thriller“Blood Father,” according to Variety. The film is already being compared to “Taken” and reasonably so. It follows the story of an ex-con who reunites with his estranged wayward 16-year old daughter to protect her from drug dealers who are trying to kill her. Jean-Francois Richet is helming with writer Peter Craig (“The Town”) penning the script. Production will reportedly begin nextRead More