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Aussie rising stars Liam Hemsworth and Teresa Palmer make love, not war in our first look at stills from indie Vietnam War drama/romance “Love and Honor” (previously “AWOL”). Initially it had been reported that Austin Stowell plays a soldier dumped by his hometown girlfriend (Aimee Teegarden), with Hemsworth as his best friend who joins him in going AWOL in order to return to the United States to win her back, but that appears to have been backwards. Hemsworth and Palmer are the central romance of the film, if the stillsRead More
Rising Aussie actor Liam Hemsworth continues to step out from big brother Chris’s shadows and build an impressive upcoming slate following a huge breakout role in “The Hunger Games.” Deadline reports Hemsworth has been tapped to play the lead in corporate espionage thriller “Paranoia”, and esteemed veteran actors Gary Oldman and Harrison Ford are in negotiations to play supporting roles. Not bad, Gale! Robert Luketic will direct the film based on the Joseph Finder novel this summer. Hemsworth plays Adam Cassidy, a low level employee of a high-tech firm whoRead More
Since “Friday Night Lights” left the air in 2011, actress Aimee Teegarden has slowly been making a name for herself in Hollywood, taking on roles in Scream 4,  Prom and 60s war drama AWOL – which will hit theaters this year and also stars Liam Hemsworth and Teresa Palmer. Up next for the young actress though is a role alongside fast rising Brit actor Douglas Booth in the adaptation of Life at These Speeds, which Booth joined earlier this year. Mark Novak has adapted the novel, by Jeremy Jackson, forRead More
Aussie up and comer Liam Hemsworth sure is doing his best to establish himself as an action star. Deadline reports Hemsworth is closing a deal to star in “Empire State”, a bank heist thriller that will co-star Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, whose career it seems Hemsworth wouldn’t mind emulating. Filming will begin in April on “the true story of a 1982 NYC armored car company robbery thought at the time to be the largest cash heist in U.S. history.” Hemsworth will play Chris while Johnson’s character is Ransone. No furtherRead More
New Zealand’s rising star Rose McIver has landed a role in a new indie film “Light Years”, reports Variety. Furthermore, “Gossip Girl” star Jessica Szohr appears to have been cast in the film as well. The actress, last seen in Hollywood in 2009’s tear-jerker “The Lovely Bones” as Saorise Ronan’s older sister Lindsay Salmon, will star alongside Chris Lowell, who plays “a listless guy who gets dumped by his girlfriend — the catalyst to getting his life back in order.” The film is based on a short film by MaggieRead More
[01/25/12 UPDATE] Hemsworth is now officially confirmed for “Timeless”, via press release from Relativity Media. Dave Franco isn’t the only one playing catch-up to a more successful older sibling. Liam Hemsworth, little brother to Chris “Thor” Hemsworth, has been working hard to carve out a smart and hopefully long-standing career of his own. After landing what is sure to be one hell of a breakout role as Gale opposite Jennifer Lawrence in Gary Ross’s “The Hunger Games”, Moviehole reports (via Playlist) the young Aussie is in negotiations for the leadRead More
In the first installment of “The Hunger Games” trilogy, Liam Hemsworth’s character Gale doesn’t get to do much fighting, but that shouldn’t be a problem for the actor in his new project, as Variety reports the strapping young Aussie has been cast in testosterone-fueled actioner “The Expendables 2.” If Hemsworth wants some pointers for when he does get his fight on in “Hunger Games” sequels “Catching Fire” and “Mockingjay”, he’ll have literally the biggest action stars on the planet at his tutelage: Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Mickey Rourke, Jet Li,Read More
Filming on “The Hunger Games” is still continuing on rigorously in North Carolina, but Liam Hemsworth is taking a breather and getting a head start on shooting his follow-up film “AWOL”, a Vietnam War set drama co-starring newcomer Austin Stowell, Teresa Palmer and Aimee Teegardan. Stowell plays a soldier dumped by his hometown girlfriend (Teegarden). Hemsworth is his best friend who joins him in going AWOL in order to return to the United States to win her back. The backdrop of the tale is the anti-war movement on the campusRead More
Liam Hemsworth will be taking a little Absence Without Leave after competing in “The Hunger Games”, with Variety reporting the Aussie up and comer has signed on to star in indie “AWOL”, a Vietnam War set drama. Hemsworth will be joined by a cast that includes newcomer Austin Stowell, Teresa Palmer and Aimee Teegardan. Stowell plays a soldier dumped by his hometown girlfriend (Teegarden). Hemsworth is his best friend who joins him in going AWOL in order to return to the United States to win her back. The backdrop ofRead More