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We haven’t heard much about Alex Garland’s directorial debut “Ex Machina,” though just the cast itself – Oscar Isaac, Domhnall Gleeson and Alicia Vikander – was enough to make it one of our most anticipated films of the year. Now, the first still image from the film has been released, along with word that Universal has picked up the indie sci-fi drama for distribution. Great news all around! Described as “an intense psychological thriller, played out in a love triangle between two men and a beautiful robot girl. It exploresRead More
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Another new fairy tale adaptation is heading for the big screen, and this time Sofia Coppola will be behind the camera. She’s taken over a live action version of “The Little Mermaid” from Joe Wright, and this one is said to be much closer to its Hans Christian Andersen roots than the now iconic Disneyfied Ariel version. So who will play Coppola’s Little Mermaid, who gives up her voice and undergoes excruciating pain in order to exchange her flippers for legs in order to live amongst the humans who fascinateRead More
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Justin Chadwick’s adaptation of 17th century romance “Tulip Fever” keeps building an awesome cast, and today, according to Daily Mail, it’s added Jack O’Connell to join Alicia Vikander, Dan DeHaan, Holliday Grainger and Christoph Waltz. Vikander has the female lead role of Sophia, the young wife of an aristocrat in the long-gestating adaptation of Deborah Moggach’s novel. When her wealthy husband hires an artist to paint their portrait, Sophia falls for the artist instead. The story is set against the backdrop of tulipmania in Amsterdamn as the two forbidden loversRead More
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CORRECTION: Grainger is joining the film in a supporting role, while Vikander still has the female lead. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: Well, this is a surprise. It seemed like 17th Century set romantic drama “Tulip Fever” had been all set to go with Justin Chadwick directing Alicia Vikander, Dane DeHaan and Christoph Waltz this summer, but now there has been (at least) one major cast change. The Wrap reports Holliday Grainger has now taken over the lead role from Vikander, while DeHaan is no longer mentioned. Now it’s Grainger who will playRead More
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A trio of young British actors have joined Alicia Vikander and Kit Harington in WWII drama “A Testament of Youth,” according to The Daily Mail. Taron Egerton, Colin Morgan and Alexandra Roach are now all part of the cast of the biopic of pacifist Vera Brittain’s early years. James Kent is directing the film based on Brittain’s own autobiography of the same name. Brittain lived into her 70s and wrote three memoirs of her life before and after World War I, but Vikander will take on her first, which revolvedRead More
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“Game of Thrones” star Kit Harington will join Alicia Vikander in Vera Brittain biopic “Testament of Youth,” according to THR. James Kent is directing the film based on Brittain’s own autobiography of the same name. Brittain lived into her 70s and wrote three memoirs of her life before and after World War I, but Vikander will take on her first, which revolved around her entrance to the University of Oxford, her romance with Roland Leighton, and the onset of World War I, which would ultimately take the lives of herRead More
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Saoirse Ronan is out and Alicia Vikander is now in to play wartime pacifist Vera Brittain in a biopic called “A Testament of Youth,” according to Britain’s The Daily Mail. Brittain lived into her 70s and wrote three memoirs of her life before and after World War I, but Vikander will take on her first, which revolved around her entrance to the University of Oxford, her romance with Roland Leighton, and the onset of World War I, which would ultimately take the lives of her fiance, her brother and twoRead More
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December 20, 2013 UPDATE: DeHaan is confirmed and will play Sophia’s artist lover, according to The Daily Mail. Pending scheduling negotiations, Dane DeHaan could be joining Alicia Vikander in 17th Century romantic drama “Tulip Fever,” according to Britain’s The Daily Mail. The paper cautions that it’s tentative as there are concerns that “Tulip Fever” may conflict with DeHaan’s commitment to James Dean biopic “Life” opposite Robert Pattinson. Vikander will play Sophia, the young wife of an aristocrat in the long-gestating adaptation of Deborah Moggach’s novel. When her wealthy husband hiresRead More
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Appropriately enough, “The Fifth Estate” certainly packs a bounty of information. Directed by Bill Condon, the film takes its audience through the narrative of Julian Assange and his WikiLeaks platform. Let’s be honest. WikiLeaks may have leaked secrets of the world’s biggest corporations and vital organizations, as well as revealed covert data about major international events, but most people probably don’t realize just what a huge deal it was. The general public has probably heard of WikiLeaks and Julian Assange, but they might not know the finite details—in fact, they’dRead More
Swedish rising star Alicia Vikander is really cornering the market on historical romances. The star of “Anna Karenina” and “A Royal Affair” is poised to headline another, this one set at the onset of World War I. Screen Daily reports Vikander is in talks to join “Ali and Nino”, based on the novel by Kurban Said. Asif Kapadia is on board to direct from a script by Christopher Hampton, which is currently in the early stages (read: it’ll probably be a while before this one starts filming). Said’s novel, originallyRead More