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Brie Larson
Screen Daily reports that Brie Larson is set to star opposite Daniel Radcliffe in writer-director Douglas McGrath’s drama “Brooklyn Bridge.” The 24-year-old breakout star of “Short Term 12″ will play Emily, the wife of Washington Roebling, the inexperienced engineer who was left to oversee the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge following the death of his father. In spite of the dangers of the task at hand (The building took 14 years to build and resulted in 20 deaths!), Washington’s obsession is fully supported by Emily. Ben Kingsley is also aRead More
Joseph Gordon Levitt The Walk
The first stills of Robert Zemeckis‘ “The Walk” have been unveiled to give us our first look at Joseph Gordon-Levitt as legendary French high-wire artist Philippe Petit. The photos were released today to coincide with the 40th anniversary of Petit’s successful execution of his high-wire walk across the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center back in August 7, 1974 — a stunt that was previously recounted in “Man On Wire” (the 2008 Oscar-winning documentary by James Marsh) and will once again be brought to the big screen by ZemeckisRead More
Charlotte Le Bon
Charlotte Le Bon, James Badge Dale, and Ben Kingsley are in negotiations to join Joseph Gordon-Levitt in Robert Zemeckis‘ adaptation of Philippe Petit’s memoir “To Reach The Clouds.” The yet-to-be-titled film will dramatize Petit’s famous high-wire walk between the twin towers of the newly constructed World Trade Centre back in August 7, 1974. The phenomenal achievement, which has been called “the artistic crime of the century,” was most recently recounted by James Marsh in his 2008 Oscar-winning documentary “Man on Wire.” In this latest big screen effort of depicting theRead More
all-hail-the-king
Scoot McNairy really is everywhere. I was surprised to see him pop up in this first clip released from Marvel’s newest “One Shot” short film, “All Hail the King,” which is all about the supervillain the Mandarin, as played by Ben Kingsley in “Iron Man 3.” Needless to say, if you haven’t seen that film yet, this will spoil you for one of the major (and best) twists in it. So look away now. Last warning. This clip, taken from the opening prologue of the 14-minute short film, features McNairyRead More
Summit has released two new propaganda-style posters for Gavin Hood‘s “Ender’s Game” that asks the viewer to choose between humanity versus an alien domination. Just the latest in a string of upcoming young adult novel adaptations, “Ender’s Game” has the potential to follow in the footsteps of successful franchises such as “The Hunger Games” and “Harry Potter.” Although it has received negative buzz over its author’s anti-LGBT activism, the film’s premise combined with its stellar cast – which includes Asa Butterfield, Hailee Steinfeld, Abigial Breslin, Ben Kingsley, Viola Davis andRead More
“Breaking Bad” is almost over but Aaron Paul’s movie career is just beginning. Variety reports the TV alum has been cast alongside Christian Bale and Joel Edgerton in Ridley Scott’s biblical epic “Exodus.” Sigourney Weaver, Ben Kingsley and John Turturo are also joining the growing all-star cast. Bale will play Moses in the film based on one of the Bible’s most iconic figures, he who parted the Red Sea and all that magical stuff. Edgerton is in talks to take on the role of Ramses, who eventually becomes the PharaohRead More
Rising Australian teen actor Callan McAuliffe has landed the lead role in sci-fi thriller “Our Robot Overlords”, according to THR. Ben Kingsley and Gillian Anderson were previously set to co-star. Jon Wright will direct the film which is set in the midst of a war between humans and robots. McAuliffe plays a teen who gathers a group of other kids to help him search for his long lost father, discovering a way to fight back against the robots in the process and learning there’s more to the war (and theRead More
Two of our favorite up and comers are joining forces, as Deadline reports Armie Hammer and Teresa Palmer have signed on to star in indie crime thriller “Cut Bank.” They will be joined by an impressive cast that also includes Sir Ben Kingsley, John Malkovich and Michael Sheen. Matt Shakman will make his feature directorial debut on the project from a 2009 Black List script by Roberto Patino. Hammer will play Dwayne McLaren, a small town auto mechanic in Cut Bank, Montana, who will do anything to get out ofRead More

Posted On November 2, 2011By Lindsey YoungIn Casting

Jena Malone moves into “A Doll’s House”

According to Variety, Jena Malone is set to join the cast of “A Doll’s House,” an adaptation of the classic play by Henrik Ibsen which first premiered in 1879. The play tells the story of the conflictual marriage between the Helmers during a debt crisis in which Nora, a young woman, is faced with the decision of whether or not she should stay with her difficult husband. Malone will play Christine, the friend and confidante of Nora (played by Michele Martin). Malone’s character will also have her share of turmoilRead More
There’s been wild rumors and speculation over a secret, surprise screening of a work-in-progress film from a “legendary director” at this week’s New York Film Festeival. Will it be Stephen Daldry’s “Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close”, with its very New York connections? “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” from David Fincher, who forewent bigger festivals to premiere last year’s “The Social Network” at NYFF? Stephen Spielberg’s “War Horse”, Cameron Crowe’s “We Bought a Zoo” or even, inexplicably, Jason Reitman’s “Young Adult”? Well, the day of the screening is upon andRead More