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Will 2015 finally be the year we get to see Western revenge thriller “Jane Got a Gun”? Judging by the new batch of images from the film just released (via Empire), the answer may just finally be yes. The film, starring Natalie Portman as a frontier woman who must turn to an ex-lover (Joel Edgerton) for help defending her land when her wounded husband comes home, bringing a gang of angry outlaws on his tail with him, has had an infamously troubled production. Its original director, Lynne Ramsey, quit aRead More

Posted On November 13, 2014By Layla HedgesIn Casting

Anna Kendrick Joins Ben Affleck in ‘The Accountant’

Anna Kendrick is reportedly in early negotiations to star in thriller “The Accountant” opposite Ben Affleck. The film follows an accountant (Affleck) who moonlights as an assassin. The film is set to be helmed by Gavin O’Connor, picked up by Warner Bros. J.K. Simmons also recently joined the cast of the film. Negotiations are early in the process for Kendrick, and it’s unknown what role she would play if finalized. Kendrick is a busy actress, having just completed work on aca-sequel “Pitch Perfect 2” and romantic drama “Digging for Fire”.Read More
Busy rising star Boyd Holbrook has booked a pair of upcoming roles, according to The Wrap. The Kentucky-born model turned actor has joined troubled Western “Jane Got a Gun” opposite Natalie Portman, Ewan McGregor and Joel Edgerton, as well as indie drama “Little Accidents” in which he’ll play the lead role opposite Elizabeth Banks. Holbrook will shoot the already filming “Jane” first for director Gavin O’Connor. After a serious case of cast and crew musical chairs, lensing is now underway in New Mexico on the tale of a woman (Portman)Read More
To say “Jane Got a Gun” is something of a troubled production is likely to be the understatement of the year, and its troubles just won’t seem to end. After Bradley Cooper appeared to save the day by committing to play the villain role in the film, now he’s out again, according to Deadline. Natalie Portman stars in the film, which is now being directed by Gavin O’Connor, as a woman who must defend her home when her outlaw husband returns injured and with a pursuing gang in tow, forcingRead More
After a shaky start, production on western “Jane Got a Gun” appears to finally be getting back on track with the final piece of the missing puzzle now in place. Deadline reports Bradley Cooper has filled the villain role in the film which was vacated by Jude Law after he exited the project along with director Lynn Ramsay. Natalie Portman stars in the film, which will now be directed by Gavin O’Connor, as a woman who must defend her home when her outlaw husband returns injured and with a pursuingRead More

Posted On April 7, 2011By Tamara ManneIn Videos

Tom Hardy Steps Into the Ring in ‘Warrior’ Trailer

Director Gavin O’connor’s Warrior, starring Tom Hardy (Inception), Joel Edgerton (Animal Kingdom), Nick Nolte, and Jennifer Morrison, hits theaters on Sept. 9. Warrior synopsis: “An ex-Marine haunted by a tragic past, Tommy Riordan returns to his hometown of Pittsburgh and enlists his father, a recovered alcoholic and his former coach, to train him for an MMA tournament awarding the biggest purse in the history of the sport. As Tommy blazes a violent path towards the title prize, his brother, Brendan, a former MMA fighter unable to make ends meet asRead More
Tom Hardy and Joel Edgerton get equal face time in the first posters from “Warrior”, posted by co-star Jennifer Morrison on her Facebook page early this morning. In the Gavin O’Connor directed drama with hardly subtle similarities to “The Fighter”, Hardy plays Tom Conlon, the youngest son of a troubled family and an ex-marine, who returns home and enlists the help of his father, an alcoholic ex-boxer, to help him train for a Mixed Martial Arts fight with the largest prize money in the history of the sport. As hisRead More