From siblings to star-crossed lovers! EW reports rising star Ansel Elgort has been offered the male lead in "The Fault in Our Stars" opposite Shailene Woodley - who plays his sister in the currently-filming dystopian adaptation "Divergent."
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I mean, duh, we called it. It has now been officially confirmed with glowing quotes from director, producer and author in tow that the increasingly in demand Shailene Woodley will play the lead role of Hazel Grace Lancaster Read more
After a somewhat unpredictable year in which the stars we expected to break out largely didn't but fresh faces came out of nowhere to surprise us all, we are ready to look ahead to the new talent waiting to Read more
Another year, another new crop of fresh talent. Just like last year, the hardest part is narrowing down which of the dozens of the year's rising stars shone the brightest. This year we heralded the arrival of the unlikeliest Read more
The first behind the scenes featurette of Gregg Araki’s newest indie drama “White Bird in a Blizzard” has been released by Screen Slam and it features our first look at Araki and star Shailene Woodley filming some scenes as well as talking about the dark coming of age tale.
Woodley plays Kat, a teenager whose life is turned upside down following the disappearance of her mother (played by Eva Green). Araki compares the film to “American Beauty” in its examination of the dark underbelly that hides underneath picturesque suburban families. Christopher Meloni, Angela Bassett, Gabourey Sidibe and Shiloh Fernandez round out the supporting cast and Woodley also reveals in the new video that the story takes place in the late 1980s/early 1990s.
“White Bird in a Blizzard”, based on the novel by Laura Kasischke, has no distribution yet but is a possibility to have its world premiere at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, where Araki last premiered “Kaboom” in 2010. The BTS featurette can be found below.
There is so much to sift through in this new, nearly five-minute long behind the scenes look at the live signing Tom Hooper is making his cast do for his long anticipated adaptation of stage musical “Les Miserables.”Anne Hathaway as Fantine continues to be featured prominently (hello, Oscar!) along with Hugh Jackman’s convict Jean Valjean and Russell Crowe’s relentless Inspector Javert, but what really delights in this new video is we finally get to hear some of the younger cast do some singing.
Amanda Seyfried has a lovely, bell-like soprano voice as Cosette, longing for answers about her mysterious childhood and falling in love for the first time with Eddie Redmayne’s student revolutionary Marius, who stuns with a deeply operatic baritone. West End actress Samantha Barks also looks quite natural playing the lovelorn Eponine and singing “On My Own “, the musical’s most famous song. There’s been skepticism about Hooper’s decision to forgo the usual studio recording and lip-synching on set, but if this footage is anything to judge by, we hope more big screen musical adaptations will take this route in the future.
Watch the footage for yourself below. “Les Miserables” will be released on Christmas Day, December 25th.
It’s not James Bond without Bond Girls, so while Daniel Craig has done an amazing job carrying on the legacy of the iconic British spy, he always gets some help in the form of beautiful young actresses who rotate duties as friends and foes of 007. In Sam Mendes’ currently filming “Skyfall”, the 23rd in the series and Craig’s 3rd round as Bond, French actress Berenice Marlohe and British thesp Naomie Harris get the honor of flanking Craig as the newest Bond Girls.
Today a new video production blog as been released from the set, which mostly shows the lovely ladies as they appeared at press events introducing them to the press for the first time, but we do get some glimpses of the two in character and training/filming as well. Marlohe plays Severine who, as the actress says, shows a very dark side from the moment we meet her (coming down an escalator in all black, in our little glimpse here). Harris on the other hand, plays Eve, an MI6 field agent who the actress purports is very capable and sees herself as Bond’s equal. From the clips of her intense gun training, we believe it.
“Skyfall” co-stars Javier Bardem, Judy Dench, Albert Finney, Ben Whishaw and Ralph Fiennes and will be released on October 24th. Watch the two new videoblogs from the set below.
Entertainment Tonight is the first on the Thailand set of the sequel to last summer’s monster hit “The Hangover” and brings us our first footage of the black-out drunk antics of Doug (Justin Bartha), Phil (Bradley Cooper), Alan (Zach Galifianakis) and Stu (Ed Helms), whose marriage is being celebrated this time around. Other familiar faces will be returning, such as Mike Tyson and Ken Jeong as Mr Chow, but not Heather Graham. Apparently it wouldn’t have made sense for her character to have a role in the sequel since it’s set in Thailand… but bumping into Mike Tyson and Mr. Chow is completely logical. Oh well. Stu will be marrying Jamie Chung instead.
Check out the new footage, which feels much bigger than the first movie, with more locations and bigger stunts, but is it just us or is poor Doug once again conspicuously missing for most of the action? See how they manage to lose him again when the film hits theaters on May 26.
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