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Rebecca Hall, Alan Rickman, “Game of Thrones” star Richard Madden and rising British actress Shannon Tarbet are set to star in romantic drama “A Promise”, according to Britain’s The Daily Mail. French director Patrice Leconte is set to make his English-language debut on the film, which is an adaptation of Austrian writer Stefan Zweig’s novella “Journey into the past.” Seth in the early 20th century, the story follows a young man Ludwig (Madden), who goes to work for a wealthy older man (Rickman) and ends up falling for his wifeRead More
Lee Daniels has had his eye on Alex Pettyfer for a while. He wanted to cast him in “The Paperboy” over a year ago, but scheduling ultimately couldn’t be worked out and the role, for better or worse, went to Zac Efron. Now it appears the time is right for the actor and director to finally work together, as Deadline reports Pettyfer has joined the all-star cast of Daniels’ next, “The Butler.” Pettyfer will play the supporting role of Thomas Westphall amongst a cast that already includes Forest Whitaker, DavidRead More
Ashley Greene has landed the female lead in indie punk scene drama “CBGB”, named for the famed New York rock club it revolves around, reports Variety. Greene will play Lisa Kristal, eventual business manager of the club and daughter to the club’s owner Hilly Kristal, who will be played by Alan Rickman. In the script, Kristal is depicted as a fiery young woman who often clashed with her father, but ultimately ends up going to law school in order to help him keep the club. CBGB eventually closed down inRead More
The stars of “Harry Potter” are slowly moving away from Hogwarts, with Daniel Radcliffe since winning over Broadway critics in two acclaimed shows and joining Beat film “Kill Your Darlings”, and Emma Watson focusing on her studies and a career in fashion. Rupert Grint has remained relatively low profile in comparison, but Variety reports today that the Brit actor is heading back to Hollywood with two new book adaptations. The young star has joined Shia LaBeouf and Evan Rachel Wood in “The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman“, which follows Labeouf’sRead More