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Anthony Mackie, Aubrey Plaza, Giovanni Ribisi and Philip Baker Hall are all in talks to join Chris Evans and Michelle Monaghan in indie “anti-romantic comedy” “A Many Splintered Thing”, reports Variety. Evans plays a man disillusioned with love, who meets the beautiful but engaged Monaghan while pretending to be a philanthropist at a charity dinner. He pretends to put himself into the Friend Zone in order to continue to pursue her romantically. No word on who any of the aforementioned new cast additions will play, but according to Deadline, TopherRead More
Now that “Iron Man 3″ filming is underway and “Thor: The Dark World” is well on its way to production, attention turns to casting on “Captain America: The Winter Soldier”, the sequel to Joe Johnston’s hit Marvel “Avengers” prequel that saw Chris Evans as the quintessential American soldier and superhero leader. With Evans back on board and Sebastian Stan most likely reprising his role as Bucky Barnes, who eventually becomes the titular Winter Soldier, as well as Anthony Mackie joining the team as Falcon, the search now turns to theRead More
Channing Tatum invited all of his actor friends – basically everyone around the age of 30 you’ve vaguely heard of, including his wife Jenna Dewan, Anthony Mackie, Oscar Isaac, Justin Long, Kate Mara, Max Minghella, Chris Pratt, Rosario Dawson, Ari Graynor and many, many more – to be in “10 Years” (formerly “Ten Year”), the high school reunion ensemble drama he produced and which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival last year. A year later, the Jamie Linden-directed flick is finally seeing a theatrical release and along with it,Read More
As we eagerly await the release of “Pitch Perfect” and “Bachelorette”, two upcoming comedies starring Australian actress Rebel Wilson as a co-lead, the young star who broke out in the 2011 smash-hit “Bridesmaids” looks set to finally take on her first leading role, joining indie comedy “Unicorn Store“. All details for the film are currently being kept under wraps but Variety reports that the film can be described as quirky, and Wilson’s character an “imaginative lead”. Colour us intrigued. The pic will be directed by Miguel Arteta (“Cedar Rapids“) fromRead More
As casting for the sequel to “The Hunger Games”, “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” gets underway, the young actors who didn’t make it to the end of the first Games are beginning to make their own odds in Hollywood. Dayo Okeniyi is the latest tribute to find life after the arena, with THR reporting that the Nigerian actor will be joining the cast of two Hollywood flicks – indie coming-of-age drama “The Spectacular Now” and the gambling drama “Runner Runner” starring Justin Timberlake. In “The Spectacular Now”, Miles Teller stars asRead More
More “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” news? Bring. It. On. Especially when it’s casting news as awesome as one of our favorite rising stars, Anthony Mackie, in talks to join the cast as Marvel superhero Falcon. THR reports Mackie is in negotiations for the role of Sam Wilson opposite returning Cap Chris Evans (and most likely Sebastian Stan as well). The title of the film definitely seems to indicate Stan’s deceased Bucky Barnes will be revived and brought back to battle Evans’ Steve Rogers in modern times, following his fateRead More
“Runner Runner” is shaping up to be one heck of a film. Justin Timberlake and Ben Affleck jumped on board back in April, before being quickly joined by “Project X” breakout star Oliver Cooper, Anthony Mackie and Gemma Arterton. Now THR reports that Ben Schwartz has joined the cast. Schwartz has been working for years but it’s only in the last few years that he has began to make a name for himself, recently as the scene-stealer Jean-Ralphio in NBC’s hit “Parks and Recreation”. He is currently filming “Better LivingRead More
British actress Gemma Arterton will romance Justin Timberlake in online gambling thriller “Runner Runner”, according to Variety. Ben Affleck, Anthony Mackie and “Project X” star Oliver Cooper also star in the Brad Furman directed film. Timberlake and Cooper play a couple of Ivy League college students who get drawn into the world of online gambling and find themselves in over their heads when they’re hired to work for Affleck’s shady billionaire online gambling business owner. Filming begins late June in Puerto Rico, with Mackie in the role of an FBIRead More
Anthony Mackie has joined the cast of online gambling thriller “Runner Runner”, according to Deadline. Justin Timberlake, Ben Affleck and “Project X” breakout star Oliver Cooper have already been cast in the Brad Furman film about a couple of Ivy League college students (Timberlake and Cooper) who get drawn into the world of online gambling and find themselves in over their heads when they’re hired to work for Affleck’s shady billionaire online gambling business owner. Filming begins next month in Puerto Rico, with Mackie in the role of an FBIRead More
“Zombieland” and “30 Minutes or Less” director Ruben Fleischer’s first foray into serious drama appears to be a success judging by the first trailer for 1940s mob actioner “Gangster Squad”, which you can now view below. Sean Penn stars in the true life tale as notorious mobster Mickey Cohen, a highly charismatic figure with a sociopathic dark side. Josh Brolin, Ryan Gosling and Anothny Mackie, among others, play cops who come in to try to take Cohen down, but according to the trailer, may find themselves treading back and forthRead More