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“Unbroken” star Finn Wittrock will star in historical football drama “My All American” opposite Aaron Eckhart, according to Deadline. Wittrock will play University of Texas defensive back Freddie Steinmark in the film set in 1969, when the team won the national title. Steinmark went from underdog to standout player, but his promising football career was cut short when doctors discovered a cancerous tumor that necessitated the amputation of his leg. Eckhart will play the team’s coach Darrell Royal. Angelo Pizzo will make his directorial debut on the project, with filmingRead More
Aaron Eckhart is Frankeinstein’s monster who has lived through to an alternate version of the modern world in the first trailer for “I, Frankenstein,” from the team behind the “Underworld” franchise, and boy, it shows. Another all-out, effects-driven war is waging, this time between gargoyles and demons, and somehow Eckhart’s unnaturally rendered monster, who calls himself Adam, is caught right in the middle. Aussie rising star Jai Courtney plays a gargoyle warrior, with Miranda Otto as their queen, while Bill Nighy plays the leader of the demons. “Chuck” alum YvonneRead More
Well this one was a nailbiter. Months after we first heard about Shailene Woodley searching for her Four, news has finally arrived that British actor Theo James has landed the much sought-after male lead in Neil Burger’s adaptation of hit YA novel series “Divergent.” Additionally, the supporting cast is also coming together quick, and Summit/Lionsgate is closing deals with Kate Winslet (long rumored), Miles Teller, Aaron Eckhart and Ray Stevenson. Woodley, Ansel Elgort, Zoe Kravitz, Jai Courtney and Maggie Q were previously announced. Filming begins imminently in Chicago on theRead More
Chloe Moretz has been pretty quiet since promo ended on her Oscar-winning film “Hugo” but has today signed on to join the cast of Randall Miller’s “The Drummer”, a music biopic based on the life of Beach Boys drummer, Dennis Wilson. Variety reports that Moritz will be joined by “Harry Potter” star Rupert Grint . Moretz will play Wilson’s daughter Jennifer, whilst Grint will be Stan Shapiro, “a mail room intern at William Morris, who befriended Wilson during the last few years of the musician’s life.” The film is setRead More
Cult favorite NBC series “Chuck” is wrapping up its final season, and it looks like its female star is firming up a promising film career for life after the show. THR reports Yvonne Strahovski has landed the lead role in revisionist sci-fi thriller “I, Frankenstein”, starring Aaron Eckhart in the title role. Along with Strahovski and Eckhart, Miranda Otto of “Lord of the Rings” fame, Bill Nighy and Socratis Otto are also in negotiations for roles. Very loosely based on the Mary Shelley classic and more directly based on theRead More

Posted On November 30, 2010By Tamara ManneIn Awards

Film Independent Spirit Awards 2011 Nominees

Film Independent, a non-profit arts organization whose mission is to champion the cause of independent film and support a community of artists who embody diversity, innovation, and uniqueness of vision, have announced the 2011 Spirit Award Nominees. The 26th annual award show will be hosted by Joel McHale on the Santa Monica beach on February 26 at 2:00 pm, and will air the same night at 10:00 pm ET on IFC. The following nominees were presented earlier today by Eva Mendez and Jeremy Renner:Read More