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New photos from the Toronto set of Guillermo del Toro‘s horror house flick “Crimson Peak” have emerged, giving us our very first look at Jessica Chastain as Lady Lucille Sharpe. Set during the 19th century in northern England, the film follows a young author named Edith Cushing (Mia Wasikowska) who discovers that her new husband, Sir Thomas Sharpe (Tom Hiddleston), is not all he appears to be, Although further plot details are still being kept hush, del Toro did tease to Shock Till You Drop about the nature of theRead More
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Yup, this is a period piece alright. Just Jared have the first photos from the set of Guillermo del Toro’s latest horror film “Crimson Peak” and Tom Hiddleston and Mia Wasikowska look like they just stepped out of the 1800s. Wasikowska, taking over for Emma Stone, plays a young writer named Edith who discovers her new husband is not all he seems. It’s unclear if that husband is Hiddleston or Charlie Hunnam’s character, but Hiddleston does also play twin brother to Jessica Chastain, with the two being from an aristocraticRead More
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English director Ben Wheatley took to Twitter to announce his next film, and it’s a good one: He’s directing an adaptation of JG Ballard’s “High-Rise,” and Tom Hiddleston will star in it. Hiddleston will play a young doctor living in a towering residential building who becomes embroiled in an outbreak of violence when class warfare erupts, pitting floors against floors. Wheatley says: I am very excited to be working with Hiddleston on this project. He brings an intelligence, vulnerability and humour to his roles, be they art-house or blockbuster thatRead More
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A sequel to 2010’s billion-dollar grossing “Alice in Wonderland” seemed like a no brainer, but it’s taken until now to make it official. “Alice in Wonderland 2” is happening, will be released in 2016, and Mia Wasikowska will return as Alice, Disney announced today. Johnny Depp’s Mad Hatter is also returning, and probably some other cast members as well, but one person who is not is director Tim Burton. Instead, “The Muppets” and upcoming sequel “Muppets Most Wanted” director James Bobin will take over directing duties. Hopefully this means aRead More
Benedict Cumberbatch is out (to do “Star Wars” or just “The Lost City of Z”?) but “Crimson Peak” is getting an upgrade as Tom Hiddleston is now in talks to replace him, according to Variety. Jessica Chastain, Mia Wasikowska and Charlie Hunnam are also set to star for Guillermo del Toro. The film is set for a February 2014 production start, with Wasikowska in the role of a young writer named Edith who discovers her new husband is not who he appears to be. Stepping into Cumberbatch’s shoes, Hilddeston willRead More
That “Twilight” fanfiction that somehow got published and then somehow got movie people to agree to put it on the big screen has pulled off another coup, managing to snag some pretty talented and up and coming actors in the lead roles. “Pacific Rim”‘s Charlie Hunnam and “Ben and Kate”‘s Dakota Johnson will play Edward Cullen Christian Grey and Bella Swan Anastasia Steele in “50 Shades of Grey,” it was announced today. The casting comes after many other sought after young actors – Felicity Jones, Armie Hammer, Emma Watson, ShaileneRead More
She’s worked basically nonstop since bursting onto the scene in 2011 and it looks like Jessica Chastain has no plans to slow down any time soon. She’s signed on to another high profile film, joining Javier Bardem in JC Chandor’s “A Most Violent Year”, according to Variety. Chandor became a hot director of the moment after last year’s surprise VOD hit “Margin Call” and even more so premiering maritime disaster flick “All is Lost” starring Robert Redford at Cannes this year. He also wrote “A Most Violent Year”, and loglinesRead More
The ever-busy Emma Stone has departed Guillermo Del Toro’s haunted house horror pic “Crimson Peak” over a scheduling issue, and the probably just as busy Mia Wasikowska is now in talks to replace her, according to The Wrap. Benedict Cumberbatch, Jessica Chastain and Del Toro’s “Pacific Rim” star Charlie Hunnam are already part of the stellar young cast. With this new cast addition also comes our first semblance of plot details, with The Wrap detailing that Wasikowska – pending scheduling working out – is up for the role of aRead More
Christopher Nolan’s space epic “Interstellar” just got a little more stellar. Deadline reports Jessica Chastain is now in talks to join the cast that already boasts Matthew McConaughey and Anne Hathaway. The project has been in development for years, at one point with Steven Spielberg attached to direct, but now it’s being fast-tracked with Nolan on board directing from a script written by his brother and frequent collaborator Jonathan Nolan. Like everything he does, there are very few plot details available, but it deals with a group of scientific explorersRead More
Jessica Chastain is buying a zoo. THR reports the two-time Oscar nominee is attached to star in an adaptation of Diana Ackerman’s non-fiction bookk “The Zookeeper’s Wife”, with Niko Caro attached to direct. Ackerman’s book is based mostly off of the diaries of Antonina Zabinski, the wife of zoologist and Polish resistance member Jan Zabinski. When the Nazis invaded Poland and took over Warsaw, the Zabinskis took in and saved the lives of over 300 Jews by smuggling them into empty cages and their own home. While her husband wentRead More