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Keira Knightley has quietly taken a small role in the currently-filming 3D disaster flick “Everest,” according to The Daily Mail. Her role is so small and her casting so quiet that she has actually already shot all her scenes at Pinewood Studios, while the main actors in the film – Jason Clarke, Josh Brolin, John Hawkes and Jake Gyllenhaal – are still filming, in much less comfortable locations. Baltasar Kormakur is directing the film about the 1996 Mt. Everest disaster, where a massive storm killed eight climbers from three separateRead More
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Jason Clarke braves the cold in the first official image released from upcoming disaster thriller “Everest,” about, what else, a group of explorers who get into trouble on the infamous monster of a mountain. The film follows the 1996 Mt. Everest disaster, where a massive storm killed eight climbers from three separate expeditions. Jon Krakauer’s first hand account of his experience in “Into Thin Air” made the disaster famous, though the film will pull from other books and interviews with survivors and witnesses. Josh Brolin, Jake Gyllenhaal, and John HawkesRead More
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While Brie Larson and Emilia Clarke continue to battle it out for the coveted Sarah Connor role in the “Terminator” reboot recently titled “Terminator: Genesis,” it looks like Paramount and Alan Taylor have zeroed in on their John Connor, and it’s not Tom Hardy. The Wrap reports Jason Clarke is now in early talks for the role, while the director and studio have differing ideas about who to cast as Sarah. The film, which will also have a TV series tie-in, will feature a young Sarah Connor (indeed, younger thanRead More
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Despite “The Fifth Estate” fizzling at the box office, Benedict Cumberbatch is still in demand as Deadline reports he is the frontrunner to take the lead in Doug Liman’s adventure pic “Everest” after Tom Hardy has had to drop out. But he has some competition still, a lot of it, with just about every late 20s-early 30s actor also in the mix, including Joel Kinnaman, James McAvoy, Tom Hiddleston, Henry Cavill, Luke Evans, Dan Stevens, Matthew Goode, and Jim Sturgess. Adapted from Jeffrey Archer’s book “Paths Of Glory” by OscarRead More
Josh Brolin, John Hawkes, Jake Gyllenhaal and Jason Clarke are all in talks to star in “Everest”, a disaster action flick to be directed by Baltasar Kormakur, according to Deadline. Christian Bale had previously been in talks but it looks like that fell through. The film will follow the 1996 Mt. Everest disaster, where a massive storm killed eight climbers from three separate expeditions. Jon Krakauer’s first hand account of his experience in “Into Thin Air” made the disaster famous, though the film will pull from other books and interviewsRead More
Prolific Japanese director Takashi Miike is set to make his English-language debut, and he has landed Tom Hardy to star in “The Outsider”, a post-War War II drama, according to Deadline. Andrew Baldwin wrote the script about an American GI who becomes integrated into the Japanese yakuza, or criminal underground. Filming is set to begin in Japan in early 2014. Up next for the ever-busy “Inception” and “The Dark Knight Rises” breakout star is two back to back films with Noomi Rapace, with the duo recently wrapping crime drama “AnimalRead More
Busy British actor Tom Hardy has added one more project to his plate. Deadline reports Hardy will develop and star in “Samarkand”, a contemporary soldier’s tale which deals with the topic of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Brothers Greg and Olly Williams wrote the script after developing the story with Hardy and Solar Pictures’ Bobby Paunescu and Greg Williams, a famous celebrity photographer known for his portraits of Daniel Craig’s Bond among others, will make his directorial debut on the project. Hardy will play an SAS soldier who returns home fromRead More

Posted On September 24, 2012By Linda GeIn Casting

Tom Hardy may scale “Everest” for Doug Liman

Tom Hardy is in early negotiations to star in director Doug Liman’s “Everest”, according to Deadline. The film chronicles the journey of George Mallory, the first man to scale the highest mountain in the world. Adapted from Jeffrey Archer’s book “Paths Of Glory” by Oscar nominated scribe Sheldon Turner, Hardy will play Mallory, the devoted husband and father who was torn between his family and his ambition to scale Everest. He tried three separate times in the 1920s to climb the mountain, disappearing into its midst in 1924 with climbingRead More