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The first photos from Diablo Cody’s directorial debut “Paradise” have surfaced via USA Today, and they give us our first glimpse of Julianne Hough undergoing a spiritual and physical transformation. She plays Lamb (in the film previously working under the title “Lamb of God”), a deeply religious and sheltered young girl from a small town who suffers a crisis of faith after a plane crash scars most of her body. Journeying to Las Vegas in what is described as “the anti-Hangover“, Lamb seeks to check off a list of “sinful”Read More
Julianne Hough and Diablo Cody must have really enjoyed working together on Cody’s still untitled directorial debut, because Hough has now signed on to headline romantic dramedy “Time and a Half”, which Cody wrote and Ol Parker will direct. Variety broke the news earlier today. Hough will play a recent college graduate who takes a job at a local trophy store and runs into her sister’s high school boyfriend, with whom she had a one night stand. Variety emphasizes production will not go forward until the right actress is castRead More
The new “Evil Dead” has rounded up all of its victims. THR reports recent “Melrose Place” star Jessica Lucas and newcomer Elizabeth Blackmore have rounded out the cast of five young actors who will bring the Sam Raimi horror classic back to life. Shiloh Fernandez, Jane Levy and Lou Taylor Pucci had been previously announced. The new take on Raimi’s original “Evil Dead” sees five friends – David, Natalie, Eric, Olivia, and Mia – vacationing in a remote cabin in the woods only to discover a Book of the Dead,Read More
“Evil Dead” is slowly but surely rounding up its five victims. Variety reports Lou Taylor Pucci is the newest addition to join Jane Levy and Shiloh Fernandez on that fateful, doomed trip to the cabin in the woods. Raimi himself is producing and wrote some of the new screenplay, with Levy (replacing Lily Collins) as the lead character standing in for Bruce Campbell’s Ash. The new take on Raimi’s original “Evil Dead” sees five friends – David, Natalie, Eric, Olivia, and Mia – vacationing in a remote cabin in theRead More
“Suburgatory” star Jane Levy has landed the female lead in Sam Raimi’s “Evil Dead” remake after Lily Collins dropped out, Deadline revealed today. She will join Shiloh Fernandez in the retelling of the 1986 horror classic that Raimi hismelf wrote. The male and female leads are now set and casting continues on the three remaining characters. The new take on Raimi’s original “Evil Dead” sees five friends – David, Natalie, Eric, Olivia, and Mia – vacationing in a remote cabin in the woods only to discover a Book of theRead More
The almost Edward Cullen didn’t exactly hit Twilight heartthrob status with “Red Riding Hood”, but it appears Shiloh Fernandez is finding more success in darker projects. Variety reports Fernandez has booked two new roles, first taking the highly coveted male lead in Sam Raimi’s own “Evil Dead” remake/reboot, and in indie “Deep Powder.” Raimi wrote the script for the new take on his original “Evil Dead”, and this time five friends – David, Natalie, Eric, Olivia, and Mia – vacation in a remote cabin in the woods and discover aRead More
Looks like Lily Collins is getting to that stage in her career where she wants to start distancing herself from that kid-friendly, good-girl image that’s made her a rapidly rising star in the last couple of years. Bloody Disgusting reports the actress is the first to sign on to the remake of Sam Raimi horror classic “Evil Dead”, and she will be playing an ex-drug addict whose past erratic behavior makes her something of an unreliable “girl who cried demonic monsters” to her friends. Raimi wrote the script for theRead More
Octavia Spencer may be heading to Las Vegas with Julianna Hough and Russell Brand, reports Variety. The breakout star of this summer’s monster blockbuster hit “The Help” is in early negotiations to take on the role of a card dealer in “Juno” scribe Diablo Cody’s directorial debut, which is currently untitled but previously labored under “Lamb of God.” The film revolves Hough’s character, a conservative young woman who loses her faith after a plane crash and goes 180 in the opposite direction, reveling in “the decadence of Las Vegas.” ThereRead More
Julianne Hough and Russell Brand are confirmed to be the stars of “Juno” scribe Diablo Cody’s directorial debut, Deadline reports. Formerly titled “Lamb of God”, the film revolves Hough’s character, a young woman who loses her faith after a plane crash and goes 180 in the opposite direction, reveling in “the decadence of Las Vegas.” There she meets an unlikely companion, presumably played by Brand, who aids her on her journey to find herself. Hough and Brand recently wrapped up shooting on Adam Shankman’s big screen adaptation of hit BroadwayRead More