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Is a “The Social Network” reunion already in order? Deadline reports two of the film’s young rising stars, Andrew Garfield and Rooney Mara, are meeting with Warren Beatty about taking roles in the ensemble cast of his new directorial and starring vehicle for Paramount Pictures, now revealed to be a biopic about wealthy and mysterious aviator Howard Hughes. Beatty has also met with other young stars including Shia LaBeouf and Evan Rachel Wood, and there is no indication yet whether there are roles for all the actors or if he’sRead More
Doug Liman’s rogue space race actioner, previously titled “Moon”, began casting several months ago, before the project was even greenlit by its studio backer Paramount. Now comes word via Variety that the film, now retitled “Luna”, is officially not only greenlit but also being fast-tracked, and with that news, a couple of new contenders for casting have emerged as well. Names including Andrew Garfield, Chris Pine and Emile Hirsch floated around in March, and now Bradley Cooper and Chris Evans joins their ranks as actors who have met with orRead More
It’s always good news to hear that a film long in development is finally getting off the ground, and for Doug Liman’s Moon it’s heading for the orbit! First set up in 2007, Moon has moved studios and has been through several rewrites from different writers including those that have penned I Love You, Man, Bruno, and xXx: State Of The Union. Now it seems like Paramount are happy with the script, and casting is under way. Top of the list? The usual suspects for Hollywood today – Andrew Garfield,Read More
Warner Bros. adaptation of Manga classic, Akira – one of their most high-profile projects – is finally coming together, two years after a 7 figure acquisition and a recently rewritten script. And reports are suggesting a plethora of up and coming stars have been sent the new script. After last year’s rumours that Zac Efron was ciricling the project, Deadline are now reporting that Robert Pattinson and Andrew Garfield, along with James McAvoy have received scripts for the role of Tetsuo, whilst Chris Pine, Justin Timberlake and Garrett Hedlund haveRead More
Andrew Garfield is no longer the untitled rebooted Spider-Man. Today Columbia Pictures announced that Marc Webb’s reboot of the franchise is officially titled “The Amazing Spider-Man”, taking its name appropriately from the very origin of the comics – first published in 1963 and now on issue #654. The studio also released a new image of Garfield fully masked in mid-webslinging action. The official press release follows: “THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN™” TO BE RELEASED JULY 3, 2012 CULVER CITY, Calif., February 14, 2011 – Columbia Pictures announced today that the title ofRead More
Andrew Garfield is going from webslinging in New York to domestic murder mysteries in Pennsylvania, as he signs on to his first film since being cast as Peter Parker in Marc Webb’s reboot of “Spider-Man”. Variety reports that Garfield will topline “Back Roads”, from the bestselling novel by Tawni O’Dell. Director Adrian Lyne also adapted the screenplay with O’Dell. Variety also reports that Jennifer Garner and Marcia Gay Harden will co-star with Garfield. The story revolves around the young man Harley Altmyer, played by Garfield, who must look after hisRead More
Featuring the biggest group of up and comers in one shoot – Jennifer Lawrence, Anthony Mackie, Olivia Wilde, Jesse Eisenberg, Mila Kunis, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Andrew Garfield, Rashida Jones, Garrett Hedlund and Noomi Rapace – as well cover stars (and more established actors) Anne Hathaway, James Franco, Ryan Reynolds and Jake Gyllenhaal, Vanity Fair magazine’s 2011 Hollywood issue has gone “back to basics … [with] just the most exciting actors and actresses of the moment.” And here at Up and Comers, we couldn’t agree more with their pick of the talent.Read More

Posted On January 25, 2011By Rebecca LewisIn Awards

2011 83rd Academy Award nominations announced

We’ve had up and comers dominate the nominations lists at this years SAG awards, Golden Globe awards and the BAFTAs, but now the Academy Awards, the oldest and most prestigious award ceremony in the media industry, have announced their 2011 nominations and it’s good and bad news for some of our favourites. Jesse Eisenberg, Hailee Steinfeld and Jennifer Lawrence have all been nominated in Best Actor, Best Supporting Actress and Best Actress categories respectively, but awards favourite Andrew Garfield was looked over in favour of Academy stalwarts such as ChristianRead More
Sony is on a roll this week. Just yesterday they gave us a first glimpse of Rooney Mara in full costume, hair and makeup as Lisbeth Salander in “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo”, and today they top even that. If there’s one franchise more anticipated than David Fincher’s English adaptation of the Stieg Larrson best-sellers, it’s surely the reboot of “Spider-Man”, directed by Marc Webb and starring Andrew Garfield as the iconic web-slinger. We’ve seen unofficial set photos but Sony has beat paparazzi to releasing the first official imageRead More

Posted On January 10, 2011By Rebecca LewisIn Awards

BAFTA announce their 2011 Rising Star nominees

Gemma Arterton, Andrew Garfield, Tom Hardy, Aaron Johnson and Emma Stone have all been announced this morning as the short list nominees for BAFTA’s Rising Star award. Chosen by a judging panel which includes a host of influential names from across the media industry including directors Mike Newell and Tom Ford, actor Peter Sarsgaard and film journalist Charles Gant, it is now up to the voting public to pick a winner. The Rising Star award is the only people’s award at the ceremony, and previous winners have included Kristen Stewart,Read More