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Getting cast as Four in “Divergent” really has done wonders for Theo James’ career, which, just a few months ago, consisted of a role on a flailing CBS cop series. Well, “Golden Boy” is over and James is now landing film roles left and right, the latest of which is an ensemble Christmas comedy called “The Most Wonderful Time,” with The Wrap reporting James is in talks to join a cast that includes Diane Keaton, Alan Arkin, Amanda Seyfried and (maybe) Felicity Jones. We first reported on this project inRead More
“Life of Pi” star Suraj Sharma had always said he planned to stay in India and finish his college degree despite his newfound fame, but sometimes the lure of Hollywood is just too strong, especially when you have a breakout moment like his and filmmakers start clamoring to cast you in all their cool new projects. Well, Sharma has finally caved and said yes to something, with The Wrap reporting the actor will star in Disney’s baseball drama “Million Dollar Arm.” The true life baseball story will be directed byRead More
“Odd Thomas” star Addison Timlin is joining the amazing cast of Lionsgate action-comedy “Stand Up Guys”, according to Variety. Oscar winners and screen legends Al Pacino, Christopher Walken and Alan Arkin star in the film that was working under the title “Old Timers.” Fisher Stevens will direct the film written by Noah Haidle, about two aging former hitmen who “decide to spend one last night of debauchery together before one has to kill the other.” Timlin has landed one of two pivotal female roles as Walken’s granddaugher. Filming is setRead More
Newcomer Taylor Schilling has been given one hell of an introduction to mainstream feature films. Having wrapped up romancing Zac Efron in Nicholas Sparks’ “The Lucky One”, she is now upgrading to an even bigger Hollywood heartthrob. Variety reports Schilling will play Mrs Ben Affleck in political thriller “Argo”, also directed by the actor. Schilling is the first female to jump on board the cast that already includes Bryan Cranston, Kyle Chandler, John Goodman and Alan Arkin. Recently “Monsters” breakout star Scoot McNairy also signed on. Based on Joshuah Bearman’sRead More
Okay, so he may not have ended up in “Prometheus” or “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter” after all, but Scoot McNairy, breakout star of Gareth Edwards’ low-budget “Monsters”, seems to be making an impression on Hollywood nevertheless. Variety is reporting that McNairy has joined the impressive ensemble cast of Ben Affleck’s follow-up to “The Town”, political thriller “Argo”. Based on Joshuah Bearman’s April 2007 Wired magazine article “How the CIA Used a Fake Sci-Fi Flick to Rescue Americans from Tehran,” “Argo” is a retelling of true events that surround a CIARead More