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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
Now that Warner Bros has laid all its DC cards on the table, it’s looking to fill all the superhero movies it’s announced through 2020. One of the more imminent is ensemble actioner “Suicide Squad,” to be directed by David Ayer, and THR reports some big names have been offered roles in the film. Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Ryan Gosling and Tom Hardy have all been offered lead roles in “Suicide Squad,” which follows Amanda Waller and a prison full of insane and violent comic book villains who are forcedRead More
Cast member Gal Gadot attends the premiere of the film "Fast & Furious" in Los Angeles
Gal Gadot is racking up one high profile role after another. Our future “Wonder Woman” is in early talks for Esther, the female lead in the upcoming “Ben’Hur.” Meanwhile, “Game of Thrones” breakout star Pedro Pascal is also joining the film, eyeing the role of Pontius Pilate. The film is based on “Ben Hur: A Tale of the Christ,” a 1880 novel by Lew Wallace. The drama follows Judah Ben-Hur (Jack Huston), a nobleman wrongly accused of a crime and ending up a slave for years, because his best friend MessalaRead More
Warner Bros made a major announcement this morning regarding its upcoming DC superhero comic book adaptation, led by the news that Ezra Miller has been cast as “The Flash,” with his own solo movie coming in 2018. The studio also confirmed previously rumored films like “Suicide Squad,” solo “Wonder Woman” and “Aquaman” films and announced a reboot of “Green Lantern.” The first film to follow “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,” which kicks off the new DC cinematic universe, will be “Suicide Squad” in 2016. That film is about aRead More
Action thriller “For the Dogs” has itself a new title and a new star. Deadline reports the film, now titled “Hunter’s Prayer,” has added Odeya Rush in the female lead role, taking over for the previously cast Emma Roberts, who herself replaced original star Hailee Steinfeld. Jonathan Mostow is directing the film, which sees a teenage girl teaming up with the assassin (Sam Worthington) who was hired to kill her entire family and younger brother to find out who was ultimately responsible. Filming is set to begin in the UKRead More
Indie drama “The Stanford Prison Experiment” has added a plethora of young up and comers, including Olivia Thirlby, Tye Sheridan, “True Blood” star Nelsan Ellis, “The Maze Runner” star Ki Hong Lee, Aussie actor Jame Frecheville and “Perks of Being a Wallflower” star Johnny Simmons. Ezra Miller, Michael Angarano and Billy Crudup were previously cast as leads in the Kyle Alvarez-directed drama. Crudup plays Dr. Philip Zimbardo, the Stanford professor who recruited two dozen students as subjects of a psychological experiment that would be groundbreaking in terms of explaining situationalRead More