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Clint Eastwood’s biopic J.Edgar is shaping up to be a showcase of up and coming talent, as Josh Lucas joins the cast as aviatior Charles Lindbergh, according to Deadline. Armie Hammer and Ed Westwick are set to star as well, alongside Leonardo DiCaprio as the scandalous FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover, who had a controversial career and private life rife with rumours of homosexuality and cross-dressing. Lucas was set for a promising career at one point, working with directors such as Ang Lee and Ron Howard, but seemed to fizzleRead More
Blake Lively isn’t the only “Gossip Girl” cast member reaching for the stars. Deadline reports Chuck Bass himself, Ed Westwick, has landed a significant supporting role in Clint Eastwood’s Hoover biopic “J. Edgar”. Westwick will play Agent Smith, a young operative with a knack for writing who Hoover (Leonardo DiCaprio) assigns to write his biography until he gets a little to close to the truth. The casting on “J. Edgar” is firming up fast as Armie Hammer and Damon Herriman also recently jumped on board. One person not jumping onRead More

Posted On December 23, 2010By Linda GeIn Casting

Damon Herriman joins Clint Eastwood’s “J. Edgar”

Another Aussie is about to make a splash in Hollywood. The Playlist reports that little-known Australian actor Damon Herriman has been cast in a pivotal role in Clint Eastwood’s highly anticipated “J. Edgar”, about the life of former FBI director J. Edgar Hoover. Leonardo DiCaprio plays Hoover and “The Social Network”‘s Armie Hammer plays Clyde Tolson, Hoover’s trusted friend and rumored lover. Herriman will play Bruno Hauptmann, whose conviction as the kidnapper and murderer of the Lindbergh baby spurs national controversy under suspicions of doctored evidence and questionable interrogation methodsRead More
On January 8th, the cast of “The Social Network” (Jesse Eisenberg, Andrew Garfield, Justin Timberlake, Armie Hammer and Rooney Mara are all expected to attend) will be honored with the Performance Ensemble Award at the Palm Springs International Film Festival. Director David Fincher will be on hand to present his cast with the award. Festival chairman Harold Matzner said, “Every so often, a movie comes along with performances that set the standard for a generation of actors. The Social Network combines a theme that defines our time with performances thatRead More
We knew we had a good reason to champion the boys of “The Social Network”! First out of the gate: Armie Hammer, who was sublime in his duel role as the Winklevoss twins, has landed the coveted role of Clyde Tolson opposite Leonardo DiCaprio in Clint Eastwood’s J Edgar Hoover biopic, newly titled “J. Edgar”. DiCaprio will play FBI director Hoover and Hammer’s Tolson was a lawyer turned FBI official, trusted friend and rumored lover. Joaquin Phoenix was rumored to be up for the role, but we couldn’t be happierRead More

Posted On November 29, 2010By Rebecca LewisIn Awards

Justin Timberlake: Oscar nominee?

The Best Supporting Actor category is shaping up to be one extremely interesting race to watch during this Oscar season, as three of the cast of 2010 hit “The Social Network” begin campaigns. Andrew Garfield is the one name that is already on every Top Five list out there, whilst Armie Hammer is coming under the “also possible” list. Now Justin Timberlake, who portrayed Napster founder Sean Parker is reportedly beginning an aggressive campaign to get his name on that list. A source said: “Sony is footing the bill forRead More
Zack Snyder and the team over at Warner Bros have begun casting a “wide net” to find their Clark Kent for 2012’s “Superman: Man of Steel”. Deadline reports that they are looking to make a star out of a relative unknown aged 28-32. He could be a total newcomer or perhaps someone who’s had roles on TV but who is no movie star. Production is slated to begin next summer, so before actual candidates start filtering through, we bring you a few guys who we could easily see embody bothRead More
“True Blood” breakout star Joe Manganiello responds to rumors that he will don Superman’s iconic red cape for director Zack Snyder’s reboot, denying that he is “in negotiations” but seeming to indicate that he is indeed a contender for the role. When reports surfaced from a sci-fi fan convention that Manganiello, who is blowing up thanks to his turn as a sexy werewolf on HBO’s vampire mega-hit “True Blood”, is in talks to play the Caped Crusader, he quickly took to Twitter to clarify: “Just to be clear… as ofRead More