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The nominations for the 2014 Golden Globe Awards have been announced, and some of our favorite up and comers of the year are among them. Over in Film, Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones were nominated for Best Actor, Drama and Best Actress, Drama, respectively, for their performances in Stephen Hawking biopic “The Theory of Everything,” while David Oyelowo was nominated for Best Actor for playing another iconic real life figure, Martin Luther King, Jr. in “Selma.” Another biopic actor nominated is Benedict Cumberbatch, who played Alan Turing in “The ImitationRead More

Posted On June 4, 2014By Christina EdwardsIn Casting

Rose Byrne Set for Astronaut Comedy ‘The Something’

Rose Byrne‘s turns in “Bridesmaids,” “Get Him to the Greek,” and May release “Neighbors” have put her high on comedic wish lists. Now, according to THR, the producers of “Neighbors” are looking to reteam with Byrne for “The Something,” which will center around astronauts who get lost in space. The role is described as a love interest with an “approachable beauty, though she hates being approached.” Byrne has long been recognized for her more dramatic work, after two Emmy nominations for FX’s legal thriller “Damages.” Byrne’s comedic chops beat severalRead More
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Posted On May 29, 2014By Alfonso EspinaIn Videos

Watch: Quevenzhané Wallis in New ‘Annie’ Trailer

A new trailer has been unveiled for Will Gluck‘s revival of “Annie,” which sees Oscar-nominated actress Quevenzhané Wallis taking on the titular role of one of the most beloved musicals. Based on the 1977 Tony-winning Broadway play that went on to become a big screen classic in 1982, “Annie” centers on a foster child (Wallis) who lives a hard-knock life in a Harlem foster home that is run by the devious Miss Hannigan (Cameron Diaz). However, that all changes when she stumbles upon business tycool and mayoral hopeful Benjamin StacksRead More
After receiving an Oscar nomination for her work in “Beasts of the Southern Wild”, and starring in the remake of Annie, Quvenzhané Wallis has booked her next starring role. Shadow and Act report that Wallis will be starring in “Counting by 7s,” an adaptation of Holly Goldberg’s YA novel of the same name. Wallis will play Willow Chance, described as a “12-year-old genius, obsessed with nature and diagnosing medical conditions, who finds it comforting to count by 7s.” The story follows Willow after her parents die in a car crash andRead More
The international trailer for Will Gluck’s “Annie” remake has been released. The film stars Quvenzhané Wallis in the title role, with Jamie Foxx as Will Stacks (better known as Daddy Warbucks to Broadway fans), and Cameron Diaz as Miss Hannigan. This trailer doesn’t differ too much from the stateside version, but we do get a look at some new scenes. Will (Foxx) and Annie (Wallis) share what seems to be a super adorable breakfast moment, we get glimpses of what appears to be a romance brewing through dance between Miss Hannigan (Diaz) and Bobby Carnavale’s character,Read More
We showed you the teaser yesterday, and today we have the first full-length trailer for Will Gluck’s remake of classic musical “Annie.” The film stars Quvenzhané Wallis in the title role, with Jamie Foxx as Will Stacks (better known as Daddy Warbucks to Broadway fans), and Cameron Diaz as Miss Hannigan. In the trailer, we see shots of Annie in the orphanage, with Stacks and his assistant (Rose Byrne), and we even get a glimpse of her iconic red dress. Unlike previous film versions, this Annie is set in present-dayRead More
The full trailer will be up tomorrow at 4:30pm PST, but here’s 30 seconds of Quvenzhane Wallis as the new “Annie” in Will Gluck’s big screen adaptation of the classic Broadway musical! Jamie Foxx plays the new Daddy Warbucks, Benjamin Stacks, with Cameron Diaz and Rose Byrne rounding out the cast. The new “Annie” releases on December 19th.Read More
Australian actress Rose Byrne, 34, may be reuniting with her “Bridesmaids” director Paul Feig and co-star Melissa McCarthy for 20th Century Fox’s spy comedy “Susan Cooper,” according to a report by The Wrap. “Susan Cooper” is described as a realistic female James Bond-esque film, but similar to the tone of this summer’s “The Heat.” If “Susan Cooper” does end up repeating the box office success of that film, then plans to make it into a potential new franchise may just move forward. As for the film’s concept, Feig was reportedlyRead More
Tomorrow has come for Qvenzhane Wallis, who is following up her feature film debut and Oscar nomination for “Beasts of the Southern Wild” with the lead in Sony’s big budget remake of classic musical “Annie.” Filming is now underway in New York and Just Jared have the first set photos featuring Wallis and Jamie Foxx as Benjamin Stacks, the updated Daddy Warbucks character. It looks like Foxx’s Stacks saves the lovable little orphan here, perhaps from incoming traffic, but as we know, he’ll save her life in much bigger waysRead More
Filming has begun under Rob Marshall on Disney’s big screen adaptation of Sondheim musical “Into the Woods,” and with that comes one last piece of casting news. Broadway star Lilla Crawford, who recently starred as the titular orphan in the revival of “Annie,” will play Little Red Riding Hood opposite Johnny Depp, Meryl Streep and more in the twisted, comedic take on fairy tales. The dark and twisted take on fairy tales sees a childless baker (James Corden) and his wife (Emily Blunt) trek into some magical woods to findRead More