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Marvel universe cohorts Dominic Cooper and Samuel L. Jackson will headline indie legal drama “Reasonable Doubt”, according to Variety. Peter Howitt will direct the film formerly known as “The Good Samaritan” starting on November 19th in Canada. Peter Dowling wrote the script which follows Cooper’s up and coming assistant District Attorney who’s tasked with prosecuting a fatal hit and run case with insufficient evidence. After the driver is acquitted, Cooper’s character continues to pursue him. Cooper appeared in several of 2011′s biggest movies, including superhero blockbuster “Captain America: The FirstRead More
British actress Natalie Dormer has landed a role in the highly anticipated Cormac McCarthy-scripted, Ridley Scott-directed “The Counselor”, according to THR. Michael Fassbender plays the titular role, and is joined by an all-star supporting cast that includes Brad Pitt, Javier Bardem, Penelope Cruz and Cameron Diaz. Dormer’s role is expected to be supporting in nature. Fassbender’s Counselor is a lawyer in the film that’s been described as “‘No Country For Old Men’ on steroids.” The Counselor tries to dip his toes into the Mexican drug trade without getting himself inRead More
Looks like conquering “Motor City” just isn’t enough for Dominc Cooper, who’s setting his sights on something more global, as Variety reports the busy and rising actor has replaced Clive Owen in international thriller “Cities”. The new casting could call into question Cooper’s previous commitment to “Motor City”, the ambitious dialogue-free revenge thriller he was slated to star in opposite Amber Heard. Cooper will join Orlando Bloom, Kirsten Dunst and Anil Kapoor in “Cities” for director Roger Donaldson, which will tell “stories of characters around the globe, including a NewRead More
“Captain America” actress Hayley Atwell is keeping her options open. She is still in the running for one of the female leads opposite Tom Cruise in an untitled sci fi epic formerly called “Oblivion”, but if that doesn’t work about, she has tentatively attached herself to “The Return of Captain Nemo”, a $10 million 3-D British film that is a sequel to “20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.” Deadline reports she will not appear in “Captain Nemo” if she is the one chosen to star opposite Cruise, as there will likelyRead More
Jessica Chastain is about to meet her competition. The “Tree of Life” actress was the first to be cast for one of two female leads in a new untitled sci fi epic film starring Tom Cruise, formerly titled “Obivion” and “Horizons.” Chastain beat out the likes of Brit Marling, Olivia Wilde, Noomi Rapace and Olga Kurylenko for her role and now three new actresses are in contention for the other female lead. Deadline reports Diane Kruger, Kate Beckinsale and “Captain America” star Hayley Atwell will be reading opposite Cruise thisRead More
Here at Up and Comers, we love a good superhero movie. For some of us, Iron Man will always be our favorite Avenger film, whereas for others, there have been several near arguments over whether Captain America: the First Avenger or Thor was the best superhero film of 2011. But here’s something that will make us all happy – the first full length trailer for Joss Whedon’s highly anticipated The Avengers, the film to finally bring together all our favorite Marvel heroes into one big budget tentpole film. Starring aRead More
British rising star Dominic Cooper – not his “Captain America” co-star Chris Evans – will be headlining Warner Bros’ ambitious revenge thriller “Motor City” for director Albert Hughes, reports Variety. The trade further reports it was Cooper’s revelatory double role as Uday Hussein and Latif Yahia in Sundance hit “The Devil’s Double” that made producer Joel Silver ultimately decide on him. It’s quite a coup for the young actor, after names like Evans, Joel Edgerton and Jeremy Renner were previously reported to be in consideration for the part. Cooper willRead More
One of our faces to watch in 2011 continues to line up a busy year ahead, as Variety reports Sebastian Stan has landed a role in thriller “Gone” starring Amanda Seyfried. Australian thesp Socratis Otto has also joined the cast. Shooting begins in April under the direction of Heitor Dhalia from a script by Allison Burnett. Seyfried plays a kidnap victim who escapes and is convinced the serial killer who abducted her has abducted her newly missing sister. When the police refuse to believe her claims, she must take mattersRead More
The first full length trailer for Joe Johnston’s Captain America: the First Avenger has dropped, and we have to say, we’re impressed. The trailer focuses on Steve Rogers pre-Captain America days, as a weak and skinny guy who gets beat up quite a bit, and the CGI used on Chris Evans to create this look is excellent. The action scenes look exciting and and fun, and build to a sneak peak of Red Skull. Also starring Hugo Weaving, Tommy Lee Jones, and British up and comer Hayley Atwell, Captain America:Read More
British rising star Hayley Atwell, star of this summer’s “Captain America: The First Avenger“, has joined the cast of “I, Anna”, according to Variety. Atwell will play the daughter of Charlotte Rampling’s title character, a femme fatale who falls for the detective working her case. The director will be played by Gabriel Byrne. The film, from writer-director Barnaby Southcombe, based on the novel of the same name by Elsa Lewin, wrapped up filming over the weekend, after a five-week shoot in London and Hamburg. International distributors have been set, butRead More