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HBO may have the summer most anticipated drama with the second season of “True Detective” and today the network released a teaser for upcoming season. The series follows three officers, played by Colin Farrell, Taylor Kitsch and Rachel McAdams, and Vince Vaughn’s criminal as they get to the bottom of a conspiracy. The teaser also gives viewers a look at other characters including Kelly Reilly’s Jordan. Watch the teaser below: The new season is set to air June 21.Read More
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A vampire is coming to “True Detective” and he is not alone. Riley Smith and Adria Arjona are among the cast additions to the second season of the HBO anthology series according to Deadline. The upcoming season features three cops, played by Colin Farrell, Taylor Kitsch and Rachel McAdams, who must solve a murder along with a criminal (Vince Vaughn). The resulting conspiracy will take the four individuals on one hell of a ride. Arjona will play the girlfriend of Kitsch’s character, named Emily. Smith’s character Steve Mercier is romantically tiedRead More
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Keira Knightley has been added to the list of actresses vying for the female lead in “True Detective,” according to Deadline. Today Colin Farrell and Vince Vaughn were confirmed as the male leads for the second season. The female lead is the last major role to be cast for the second season of the HBO’s hit series and the list of potential actresses is full of talent. Rosario Dawson, Malin Akerman, Abigail Spencer, Jessica Biel, Jaimie Alexander, Brit Marling and Oona Chaplin have all read for the show’s creator Nic Pizzolatto.Read More
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The first trailer for Liz Ullmann’s “Miss Julie” has been released, and it reveals Jessica Chastain entangled in a torrid affair coupled with a dark power struggle between both class and sex. Adapted from August Strindberg’s famous play set in the 19th century, the story follows a single night on Midsummer’s Eve at a country estate in Ireland. Julie is a young aristocratic woman who finds herself feeling drawn to her father’s valet, Jean (Colin Farrell). The trailer shows the disturbing brutality of control and influence, only heightened by characters on theRead More
Taylor Kitsch True Detective
The Wrap reports that Taylor Kitsch, 33, is being eyed for one of the four lead roles on “True Detective” season two. In addition to Kitsch, Colin Farrell is also reportedly nearing a deal to join the cast as the older male lead since HBO is intent on landing a true movie star that “could play rugged and gritty.” If the two sign on, they fill a void left by original stars Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey. Kitsch, who is best known to audiences for playing Tim Riggins on NBC’sRead More
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Jessica Chastain and Colin Farrell get up and close and personal in the new stills from Liv Ullman‘s 1880s drama “Miss Julie.” Based on Swedish playwright August Strindberg’s 1888 play, “Miss Julie” is set over the course of one 1880s midsummer night in Fermanagh, Northern Ireland (as opposed to Sweden in the original). Chastain stars in the titular role of an upper class woman who meets and falls for John (Farrell), her father’s valet. Despite their class differences, the two form a strong connection and become entangled in a toxicRead More
winterstale
Jessica Brown-Findlay falls in love and dies and maybe gets resurrected in her first major film role since leaving “Downton Abbey.” “Winter’s Tale,” based on the beloved Mark Halperin novel of the same name, sees Colin Farrell as a 19th Century crook who meets Brown-Findlay’s Beverly and immediately falls for her. Too bad she’s terminally ill, and he’s got a bad guy (Russell Crowe) on his tail. This is a role Brown-Findlay beat out a ton of competition for – the first of many – and will be the BritishRead More
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It’s found at least one of its leads in Paula Patton, but Duncan Jones is still in discussions with plenty of other actors for other roles in his “Warcraft” adaptation. Deadline reports four of those actors are Paul Dano, Anton Yelchin, AMC’s “Hell on Wheels” star Anson Mount and History’s “Vikings” lead Travis Fimmel. The high fantasy franchise spans video games, novels and other media and is set in the fictional Medieval-set Azeroth universe. Said to be based on the novel “Warcraft: The Last Guardian,” the story centers around Medivh,Read More
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Posted On September 22, 2013By Linda GeIn Casting

Paula Patton in Talks for Duncan Jones’ “Warcraft”

“Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol” star Paula Patton is in negotiations for one of the lead roles in Duncan Jones’ anticipated adaptation of role playing video game “Warcraft,” according to Deadline, who add that Colin Farrell has also been offered a lead role. The high fantasy franchise spans video games, novels and other media and is set in the fictional Medieval-set Azeroth universe. Populated not only by Kings and knights, fantasy elements come into play in the form of elves, dwarves, trolls, giants as well as alien armies. Said to beRead More
Jessica Chastain has seemingly scarcely had a break since she burst onto the scene in 2011, and today we have our first photo of her in her first film since landing her second Oscar nomination in as many years. Screen Daily visited the set of Liv Ullman’s adaptation of iconic Swedish play “Miss Julie” and have released the first photo of Chastain in the titular role. On the condition that this newest big screen adaptation of Swedish playwright August Strindberg’s 1888 play be in the English language, its setting hasRead More