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We first heard about indie thriller “Cut Bank” more than a year ago, when Armie Hammer and Teresa Palmer had been cast alongside Sir Ben Kingsley, John Malkovich and Michael Sheen. Well, it looks like the movie is finally ready to begin shooting, but as is the case often with independent films, there have been some changes. Hammer is no longer mentioned in regards to the film (probably too busy with “The Lone Ranger” and what not these days), but “The Hunger Games” star Liam Hemsworth is, presumably taking onRead More
“The Hunger Games” star Liam Hemsworth is going from District 12 to a different type of futuristic world. Deadline reports Hemsworth has been set to star in “Aurora Rising”, in which he’ll play a surfer turned ombat pilot who’s recruited to test out the next generation of military aircrafts just as an international conflict escalates. Christian Gudegast wrote the script and it appears the film has no director just yet. Hemsworth was recently in Cannes promoting sequel “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire”, which comes out this November, and he’s alsoRead More
Michael Angarano has joined the cast of “Heat”, a remake of the 1986 Burt Reynolds film that will star Jason Statham, according to Deadline. The official synopsis of the film, not to be confused with the 1995 Michael Mann film of the same name, reads as follows: “This tightly-wound, fun action-thriller, tells the story of a tough recovering gambling addict (Statham) who makes his living providing protection in the rough edges of the gambling world. Statham’s character refuses to resort to gunplay, strictly using hand and edged weapon combat. WhenRead More
It’s still in the midst of filming, but today we have our first look at Liam Hemsworth in heist thriller “Empire State”, courtesy of Deadline. Hemsworth plays one of two best friends who decide to pull off a daring armored car robbery. It’s based on a true story and we still don’t know who plays Hemsworth’s BFF, though our bet is on Michael Anagarano. Dwayne Johnson plays a police officer tracking down who committed the crime, while Emma Roberts (as a waitress and Hemsworth’s love interest) and “Twilight”‘s Nikki ReedRead More
Liam Hemsworth thriller “Empire State” has rounded out its supporting cast with “Twilight” star Nikki Reed, Michael Angarano, “Entourage”‘s Jerry Ferrera, Paul Ben-Victor and Chris Diamantopoulos, according to Deadline. Dwayne Johnson and Emma Roberts had already been cast in the heist thriller described to be based on “the true story of a 1982 NYC armored car company robbery thought at the time to be the largest cash heist in U.S. history.” Hemsworth plays one of two friends who pull off the daring heist in the 1980s-set thriller. No word whoRead More
Rising Aussie actor Liam Hemsworth continues to step out from big brother Chris’s shadows and build an impressive upcoming slate following a huge breakout role in “The Hunger Games.” Deadline reports Hemsworth has been tapped to play the lead in corporate espionage thriller “Paranoia”, and esteemed veteran actors Gary Oldman and Harrison Ford are in negotiations to play supporting roles. Not bad, Gale! Robert Luketic will direct the film based on the Joseph Finder novel this summer. Hemsworth plays Adam Cassidy, a low level employee of a high-tech firm whoRead More
It kind of felt like Emma Roberts career was faltering there for a while, with several box office duds including “4,3,2,1″ and “The Art of Getting By”. In recent months however, we’ve seen the young actress star in the Sundance hit “Celeste and Jesse Forever”, watched her long-gestating comedy “Adult World” go into production, and report on her casting in indie drama “I Am My Family Secret” with up and coming British star Craig Roberts, all with the hopes of watching this talented young actress’s star rise. Now, Roberts hasRead More
Aussie up and comer Liam Hemsworth sure is doing his best to establish himself as an action star. Deadline reports Hemsworth is closing a deal to star in “Empire State”, a bank heist thriller that will co-star Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, whose career it seems Hemsworth wouldn’t mind emulating. Filming will begin in April on “the true story of a 1982 NYC armored car company robbery thought at the time to be the largest cash heist in U.S. history.” Hemsworth will play Chris while Johnson’s character is Ransone. No furtherRead More