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You may want to rethink the next time you advise someone to take a risk after watching the trailer to “Nerve,” which was released today. The YA adaptation is going to take Emma Roberts and Dave Franco on a wild ride. Based on Jeanne Ryan’s 2012 novel, the film centers on the extremely cautious Vee (Roberts). Her friends suggest Vee do something exciting, so she starts playing interactive game Nerve. “Watchers” challenge “players” to complete dares on camera to win money. Vee’s first dare is to kiss a stranger andRead More

Posted On January 27, 2015By Alamin YohannesIn Casting

Dave Franco and Emma Roberts to Headline ‘Nerve’

The latest young adult adaptation has found its two leads. Variety reports Dave Franco and Emma Roberts have landed the roles in Lionsgate’s “Nerve.” The film is based on Jeanne Ryan’s novel of the same name. It follows a high school senior, played by Roberts, as she gets involved in a high stakes online game of truth or dare. To make it through she will have to be wary of the anonymous “watchers” steering her however they see fit. Jessica Sharzer adapted the novel, which will be directed by HenryRead More
Ryan Murphy has found his first Scream Queen. Emma Roberts has been cast as one of the leads in upcoming FOX horror comedy “Scream Queens” according to The Hollywood Reporter. The anthology series, much like Murphy’s “American Horror Story,” will have a new story, setting and characters every season. The first will be set in a college campus where several murders have occurred. Also joining the series is Jamie Lee Curtis, who is no stranger to horror herself. While there are no details being released about the characters, the seriesRead More
Action thriller “For the Dogs” has itself a new title and a new star. Deadline reports the film, now titled “Hunter’s Prayer,” has added Odeya Rush in the female lead role, taking over for the previously cast Emma Roberts, who herself replaced original star Hailee Steinfeld. Jonathan Mostow is directing the film, which sees a teenage girl teaming up with the assassin (Sam Worthington) who was hired to kill her entire family and younger brother to find out who was ultimately responsible. Filming is set to begin in the UKRead More
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Kiernan Shipka, 14, and Emma Roberts, 23, will star in Osgood Perkins‘ horror film “February,” according to The Hollywood Reporter. Perkins, the son of “Psycho” star Anthony Perkins, will mark his directorial debut with the film, which he also wrote. It is set to follow two girls (played by Shipka and Roberts) who, upon the arrival of a haunted woman named Joan, are terrorized by “terrifying visions and possessed by an unseen evil force” at their prestigious prep school. “February,” which is being produced by Adrienne Biddle (“Lies & Alibis”),Read More
FX’s horror anthology series “American Horror Story” is entering its fourth season this fall. The network has released a poster for the upcoming season, titled “American Horror Story: Freak Show“. This season focuses on the journey of a carnival troupe entering Jupiter, Florida in 1952. After the group comes to town a dark entity looms over both the entertainers and the townspeople. Finn Wittrock is among the new faces to the show this season. Wittrock has been around on stage and screen for quite some time, but recently has been involvedRead More
UPDATE: Whoops, looks like this is fan-made. FX have confirmed no official promos for “American Horror Story: Freakshow” have yet been released. Leave it to Ryan Murphy to put a creepy twist on the beautiful fallen angel trope in the first teaser released for “American Horror Story: Freakshow,” the fourth installment in his FX horror anthology series. It doesn’t appear the teaser showcases any actual cast members of the new season, but here’s what we know about the circus-themed season so far: Jessica Lange is again Murphy’s leading lady, thisRead More
While we saw a couple of scenes from the pilot of “Delirium,” which Fox decided not to pick up to series over the summer of 2013, now it appears the entire first episode of the Lauren Oliver adaptation starring Emma Roberts is going to be streamed online, and there’s even a trailer teasing the limited release. Hulu announced today that it will air the pilot episode of “Delirium” beginning on June 20th, and make it available for 30 days. Why? Who knows. There’s no indication that this will turn intoRead More
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Gia Coppola may be known as the granddaughter of Francis Ford and the niece of Sofia, but that may be about to change with the forthcoming release of her directorial debut, titled “Palo Alto.” A new trailer for the film has been unveiled today and gives us a vibrant taste of an emerging filmmaker. Based on a 2010 collection of short stories by James Franco, “Palo Alto” follows a group of Californian teenagers as they “experiment with vices of all kinds, struggle with their families and one another, and succumbRead More
A while back, some pictures that turned out to just be fan art were released which depicted the next season of “American Horror Story” as a carnival. Turns out they were insanely close to the actual storyline which is that season 4, as reported by EW, will have a “Freak Show” theme. Jessica Lange is again the leading lady, this time a German ex-pat in charge of one of the United State’s last freak shows. It’s set in 1950 in Jupiter, Florida, and the showcased performers are all some veryRead More