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They’ve grown up quite a bit since 2010’s vampire drama “Let Me In”, and now Chloe Moretz and Kodi Smit-McPhee may be ready for an onscreen reunion. Deadline reports the two young stars are negotiating to co-star in indie coming of age drama “The Wilderness of James”, which was written and will mark the directorial debut of Michael Johnson. Plot details are vague, but Smit-McPhee will play a boy in Portland trying to deal with the absence of his father. Moretz’s deal will hinge upon working out her fall schedule,Read More
The original stars of Matthew Vaughn’s “Kick-Ass” – Aaron Johnson, Chloe Moretz and Christopher Mintz-Plasse – are close to finalizing deals to return for the recently greenlit sequel, according to Deadline. Jeff Wadlow takes the directing reigns on the sequel since Vaughn is committed to directing the “X-Men: First Class” sequel that was recently set for a July 18, 2014 release date. In the original film, based on the comic book of the same name by by Mark Millar and John Romita, Jr, Johnson played Dave Lizewski, an ordinary teenagerRead More
Chloe Moretz continues her reign as the go-to young actress for dark roles in Hollywood. After playing a vampire, a werewolf and soon to portray the murderous telekinetic “Carrie”, Variety reports she will take on zombies next, in apocalyptic thriller “Maggie” opposite British actor Paddy Consindine. Commercial helmer Henry Hobson will make his directorial debut on the project from a script by John Scott, which concerns a father’s unconditional love for his daughter in the midst of a zombie apocalypse. Consindine will be the dad, Moretz his daughter and theRead More
Chloe Moretz has shown a knack for playing complicated anti-heroes already at the tender age of 15, and now it looks like she may add another one to the list. Deadline reports MGM and director Kimberly Pierce have made an official offer to the young actress to star as the titular “Carrie” in their redo of the Stephen King novel/Brian DePalma horror film classic. We heard just a couple of days ago that Moretz was one of the top front-runners for the role of Carrie White, an unpopular girl whoRead More
Just brief glimpses of our favorite up and comers in this first teaser trailer for Tim Burton’s remake of 1960s vampire soap opera “Dark Shadows”, but it’s a fun one nonetheless. Johnny Depp – who else? – stars as Barnabas Collins, a man cursed by a jilted ex – Eva Green as Angelique, who happens to be a witch – into becoming a vampire, and then buried underground for centuries. When he’s dug out, it’s the 1970s and his beloved Collins family has deteriorated from the town leaders they onceRead More
Chloe Moretz has been pretty quiet since promo ended on her Oscar-winning film “Hugo” but has today signed on to join the cast of Randall Miller’s “The Drummer”, a music biopic based on the life of Beach Boys drummer, Dennis Wilson. Variety reports that Moritz will be joined by “Harry Potter” star Rupert Grint . Moretz will play Wilson’s daughter Jennifer, whilst Grint will be Stan Shapiro, “a mail room intern at William Morris, who befriended Wilson during the last few years of the musician’s life.” The film is setRead More
It’s been one busy weekend for shortlist news, and now comes word even more up and comers are contending for the lead in Roland Emmerich’s next sci-fi epic, titled “Singularity.” Once again, THR has the list of actors reading for the director next week, and this batch includes Luke Grimes, Logan Marshall-Green, Julian Morris and Thomas McDonnell. “Singularity” follows a young man named Adam, whose body is made up of “nanobots”, making him extremely powerful. Also said to be in the running but not reading next week are “Prince Caspian”Read More
We’ve already seen one set of unofficial photos from the set of Tim Burton’s highly anticipated vampire saga “Dark Shadows” which was, well, a bit out there. So, as if to appease the outcry of fans and bloggers, the first official photo from the film has been released via Entertainment Weekly and we can all breathe a sigh of relief, the whole cast looks not nearly as crazy as those first set photos would have us believe. Johnny Depp’s skintone in particular looks much more manageable. The whole cast appearsRead More
Aussie up and comer Bella Heathcote is seen above in costume and in character as governess Victoria Winters on the set of Tim Burton’s remake of 1960s soap opera “Dark Shadows”, which chronicled the adventures of vampire Barnabas Collins, played by Johnny Depp (also pictured). The all-star cast also features Michelle Pfeiffer, Eva Green, Jackie Earle Haley and Helena Bonham Carter as well as up and comer Thomas McDonell as young Barnabas.. In our first look at the film on location in London, Heathcote looks appropriately garbed in Victorian eraRead More
And here’s another mystery that resolved itself fast, and just to toot our own horn here, we totally called it. Chloe Moretz’s “huge, crazy” project is indeed Tim Burton’s adaptation of “Dark Shadows”, from the 1960′s soap opera of the same name, reports Deadline. Johnny Depp stars as Barnabas Collins, a vampire searching for fresh blood and his lost love, Josette. Being a serial television series, Collins had many trials and tribulations while running into various ghosts, werewolves and other mythical creatures throughout his life, though presumably the film wouldRead More