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Emma Watson
“Harry Potter” alum Emma Watson is rumored to be the frontrunner to take the lead role in Scarlett Johansson’s long-gestating directorial debut “Summer Crossing,” according to a report in Britain’s The Daily Mail. The paper reports Watson is at the top of a shortlist of actresses Johansson is considering, though other actresses on the list are not named. Johansson will not be appearing on screen in her directorial debut, which she co-wrote with Tristine Skyler based on Truman Capote’s first novel of the same name. Watson is eyeing the roleRead More
Emma Watson impressed us in this year’s surprise critical hit “The Perks of Being a Wallflower“, with Linda Ge suggesting “[Watson infused] Sam with true dimension and makes her a character to root for and feel empathy towards”, so our anticipation for her next project is definitely now amped up. Working with Academy award winning director Sofia Coppola, the two are working on the emsemble feature “Bling Ring“. Based on a true story, Watson, Taissa Farmiga, Israel Broussard, Katie Chang, Claire Pfister and Georgia Rockplay play a gang of affluentRead More
UPDATE: Variety reports Dakota Fanning was Aronofsky’s first choice, but had to pass when scheduling conflicted with upcoming flick “Very Good Girls.” “The Perks of Being a Wallflower” co-stars Logan Lerman and Emma Watson are set to share the screen again (the trend continues), according to Deadline. Watson is now in negotiations to join the cast of Darren Aronofsky’s biblical epic “Noah”, while Lerman a couple of days ago, along with British actor Douglas Booth. Russell Crowe stars as Noah, who built an ark and piled it up with twoRead More
Jason Reitman has proven to be something of a career-maker for relatively unknown young stars, raising the profiles of Ellen Page, Anna Kendrick and Patton Oswalt with his three most recent movies, so newcomers Tom Lipinski and Maika Monroe should be quite excited as Variety reports the writer-director has chosen them to star in his next film, “Labor Day.” The two will join Josh Brolin and Kate Winslet in the drama based on the novel by Joyce Maynard. Brolin stars as Frank Chambers, an escaped convict who seeks shelter withRead More
Sofia Coppola has always had a knack for bringing the best out of potential future movie stars (see: Kirsten Dunst, Scarlett Johansson, Elle Fanning) and it seems she’s keen on discovering some more untapped talent for her new movie “The Bling Ring” as well. Emma Watson and Taissa Farmiga will be joined by a gaggle of even more unknown names, including Israel Broussard as the male lead, according to THR. Additionally, Katie Chang, Claire Pfister and Georgia Rock will make their feature film debuts in this project as well. TheRead More
After a breakout role on hit FX series “American Horror Story”, Taissa Farmiga is following in big sister Vera Farmiga’s footsteps and taking a shot at the big screen, and she’s already off to a great start. Variety reports she has landed a lead role opposite Emma Watson in Sofia Coppola’s “The Bling Ring”, as well as the female lead in indie “Jamesy Boy.” In “Bling Ring”, Watson and Farmiga will play two of the gang of affluent and popular Los Angeles teenagers who decided to rob a string ofRead More
It’s world-saving wizardry to petty theft for Emma Watson, as Variety reports the “Harry Potter” actress has been chosen by director Sofia Coppola to star in her based on a true story (that’s already been done as a Lifetime movie) ensemble feature “The Bling Ring.” Watson will presumably play one of the gang of affluent and popular Los Angeles teenagers who decided to rob a string of celebrities’ homes, including Paris Hilton, Lindsay Lohan, Rachel Bilson and Orlando Bloom. The group of six youngsters stole over $3 million worth ofRead More