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The first images have premiered for the Australian crime drama “Son of a Gun” starring Brenton Thwaites, Alicia Vikander and Ewan McGregor. The film, which marks Julius Avery‘s feature directorial debut, follows JR (Thwaites), a 19-year-old who is locked up for a minor crime and finds himself the subject of interest to the nation’s most notorious criminal, Brendan Lynch (McGregor), who offers the young man his protection, mentorship and a spot in his gang as long as he helps him to break out of prison. Vikander also stars as aRead More
Alicia Vikander Testament of Youth Trailer
Alicia Vikander brings Vera Brittain‘s legacy to the big screen in the first trailer for James Kent‘s “Testament of Youth.” Based on the autobiography by Brittain, “Testament of Youth” centers on the early life of the renowned English pacifist. The first part of the trailer focuses on both her rebellion against the traditional norms for women of her time and her new romance with her soon to be fiancé, Roland Leighton (played by “Game of Thrones” star Kit Harington). However, it quickly transitions to the impending First World War, aRead More
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The Daily Mail has revealed that a group of up and comers — Jamie Dornan, Alicia Vikander, Lily James, and Daniel Bruhl — have joined the cast of John Wells‘ comedy “Adam Jones” (previously titled “Chef”). The Steven Knight-scripted (“Seventh Son”) “Adam Jones,” as originally reported by Deadline, follows “a Paris chef named Adam Jones (played by Bradley Cooper), who destroys his wunderkind status in a blaze of decadence and out of control behavior. He cleans up and returns to Paris sober, determined to redeem himself by spearheading a topRead More
Testament of Youth
The Daily Mail has unveiled a new photo of Alicia Vikander and Kit Harington from James Kent‘s adaptation of “Testament of Youth.” Based on the autobiography of the same name that was praised by the Times Literary Supplement as a book that helped “both form and define the mood of its time”, “Testament of Youth” centers on the early life of the English pacifist Vera Brittain. Played by Vikander (as pictured), Vera left the University of Oxford in 1915 to enlist as a nurse in the armed services, serving inRead More
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Swedish actress Alicia Vikander, 25, has landed leading roles in both “The Light Between Oceans” and “The Danish Girl,” according to Deadline. The Derek Cianfrance-directed “The Light Between Oceans” has Vikander joining Michael Fassbender in the adaptation of the 2013 M.L. Stedman novel, which follows a lighthouse keeper and his wife living on a remote island in Australia as they raise a baby they rescued in a rowboat. The latter film, which Deadline states Vikander as being the top choice for director Tom Hooper, is an adaptation of the 2001Read More
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
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
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
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
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