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The “Star Wars: Episode VII” cast has finally been announced, with some expected and unexpected names. Oscar Isaac, John Boyega, Adam Driver and Domhnall Gleeson are among the names we’ve heard of, while Daisy Ridley appears to be the unknown who has landed the female lead role previously linked to Lupita Nyong’o. Here is the official release: The Star Wars team is thrilled to announce the cast of Star Wars: Episode VII. Actors John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, and Max von Sydow willRead More
We haven’t heard much about Alex Garland’s directorial debut “Ex Machina,” though just the cast itself – Oscar Isaac, Domhnall Gleeson and Alicia Vikander – was enough to make it one of our most anticipated films of the year. Now, the first still image from the film has been released, along with word that Universal has picked up the indie sci-fi drama for distribution. Great news all around! Described as “an intense psychological thriller, played out in a love triangle between two men and a beautiful robot girl. It exploresRead More
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Saoirse Ronan and Domhnall Gleeson both enjoyed a day at the beach in Wexford, Ireland, while filming scenes for John Crowley’s 1950s romance “Brooklyn” – and courtesy of, we have your first on set photos! Based on the 2009 novel by Colm Toibin, “Brooklyn” follows a young woman named Eilis Lacey (Ronan) as she leaves her family behind in their small town in Ireland for a new life in Brooklyn, where she accepts a job offer to work at a department store on Fulton Street. It is there thatssheRead More
Historical romantic drama “Brooklyn” has began filming in Ireland, it was announced today. Saoirse Ronan stars in the adaptation of the Colm Toibin novel, along with Domhnall Gleeson, Emory Cohen, Sarah Gadon, Emily Bett Rickards, Jim Broadbent and Julie Walters. Ronan will star as Ellis Lacey, a 1950s Irish girl who reluctantly leaves her small village to take a job offer in New York City. There, she begins to adjust and enjoy her new freedom, falling in love with an American boy named Tony (Cohen) along the way. When she’sRead More
Historical romantic drama “Brooklyn” continues to assemble a cast of great rising stars, and today adds “Arrow”‘s Felicity Smoak herself, Emily Bett Rickards, to the cast. Saoirse Ronan leads the pack, flanked by Domhnall Gleeson and Emory Cohen as the young men vying for her affections. Ronan plays Ellis Lacey, a young Irish woman who emigrates to the New York borough for employment, then falls for Cohen’s American boy Tony. Upon a return trip to her homeland, she also becomes attached to Gleeson’s Jim, creating a love triangle in whichRead More
We’ve got Miles Teller, Kate Mara, Michael B. Jordan and Jamie Bell locked in as the new “Fantastic Four,” and now the attention turns to who will play the iconic villain Dr. Doom. The Wrap is reporting four young British rising stars are the finalists for the gig, and they are: Domhnall Gleeson, Toby Kebbell, Eddie Redmayne and Sam Riley. This is contrary to previous reports, which indicated that Fox and director Josh Trank had been searching for an older and bigger star to play the villain, perhaps to offsetRead More
It was one of our 14 Most Anticipated Films of Sundance 2014, and every new clip that comes from Lenny Abrahamson’s “Frank” only reiterates how good and fantastically weird this looks. The first trailer released for its UK premiere in May is no exception. Domhnall Gleeson stars in the film partly based on screenwriter Jon Ronson’s own real life experiences playing keyboard for the real Frank Sidebottom in the 1980s. Gleeson plays Jon in the film, while Michael Fassbender dons that giant fake head to play Frank. We get toRead More

Posted On February 18, 2014By Rebecca LewisIn Featured, Features

Up and Comers Presents: 20 Faces to Watch in 2014

As our Breakout Stars of 2013 are already off onto bigger and better things, it’s time once again to turn our attention to the new stars we will be meeting in 2014. From actors who’ve been steadily working for years still waiting for that breakout role, to others who may be hitting another level in an already impressive career, to those who will appear in their first Hollywood movies this year, these are 20 of the guys and girls we think people will be talking about in 2014. Faces toRead More
Louis Zamperini is probably better known for the ordeals he went through as a soldier for the American army during World War II, but before that, he was an Olympic athlete in Track and Field and that is the early focus of the first footage released from Angelina Jolie’s “Unbroken,” which chronicles Zamperini’s incredible feats. Narrated by Tom Brokaw and featuring interviews with the now 97 year old Zamperini, the 3-minute preview aired today features our first look at British actor Jack O’Connell as the young Zamperini, from troubled kidRead More
Canadian actress Sarah Gadon leads an international cast in Finnish director Mika Kaurismaki’s 17th Century historical drama “The Girl King,” which began production this week in Finland, and we’ve got the first photo of Gadon and Swedish actress Malin Buska in the title role. Additionally, Gadon has joined the cast of 1950s set romantic drama “Brooklyn” starring Saoirse Ronan, Domhnall Gleeson and Emory Cohen. “The Girl King” follows Queen Kristina (Buska), who ruled Sweden from the age of 6 in the 17th Century. The powerful men around her try toRead More