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Elle Fanning Low Down
Elle Fanning plays a girl who remains supportive of her father in spite of a chaotic upbringing, as seen in the first trailer for Jeff Preiss‘ 1970s-set “Low Down.” Based on the 2003 memoir by Amy-Jo Albany (who also co-wrote the script alongside Topper Lilien), “Low Down” depicts the story of legendary jazz pianist Joe Albany (Hawkes) from the perspective of the troubled adolescent life of his aforementioned teenage daughter (Fanning), who had to grow up in a household with a heroin-addicted father and alcoholic mother (Lena Headey). The filmRead More
The ensemble cast for Tim Blake Nelson’s “Anesthesia” has been unveiled, with Deadline reporting that Corey Stoll is among the cast joining Kristen Stewart in the already-filming drama. Sam Waterston has the lead role of Walter Zarrow, a charismatic Columbia University professor whose violent mugging brings together an eclectic group of New Yorkers. Glenn Close will play his wife, while Stoll plays an investment banker who witnesses the attack. Gretchen Mol plays Stoll’s wife, while Stewart, who will only film for a few days, plays a troubled student of Zarrow’s.Read More
Diane Kruger is out, “Skyfall” Bond Girl Berenice Marlohe is in for indie romantic comedy “5 to 7”, according to Deadline. Frank Langella, Glenn Close, Olivia Thirlby and Lambert Wilson are also joining the cast, which is led by Anton Yelchin. Yelchin will play a young aspiring writer in the Victor Levin scripted and directed film. He romances an older woman (Marlohe), the beautiful wife of a French diplomat, and “cultures, world views, personal ethics and dietary preferences clash as love deepens.” Filming had been slated for February, but willRead More
Brit Marling, James Franco and Glenn Close have been set to star in literary adaptation “The Grace That Keeps This World”, according to Deadline. Azazel Jacobs will direct from a script by Matthew Aldrich, who adapted the Tom Bailey novel of the same name. The story will follow “a father and his sons as they prepare for the upcoming hunting season. Family conflicts arise when a rookie environmental cop begins an investigation of hunting violations that reveals a family divided by their life choices.” Marling has become the It GirlRead More
Looks like British up and comer Tom Felton has that whole sniveling, creepy villain thing down. After terrorizing Daniel Radcliffe for years throughout eight “Harry Potter” movies, he moved on to terrorize the poor apes in “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” and it looks like Elizabeth Olsen is his next target. Deadline reports Felton has signed on to period drama/thriller “Therese Raquin” opposite Olsen and Glenn Close and he’ll take his villainy harassment antics to a whole new level in the role. Olsen stars in the title roleRead More
In further cementing of Octavia Spencer’s status as an Oscar front-runner for her scene-stealing breakout role in “The Help”, it’s been announced today that the actress will receive the Breakthrough Performance Award a the annual Palm Springs Film Festival in January. The event is an annual pit-stop for hopefuls on the long road to Oscar, and this year Spencer will be amongst fellow gold seekers George Clooney, Glenn Close, Michelle Williams and “The Artist” director Michel Hazanavicius, who are all being honored with various acting and filmmaking accolades. “Octavia SpencerRead More
They may be Oscar nemeses until February, but Elizabeth Olsen and Glenn Close will put all that aside and be co-stars soon after. EW reports one of our favorite up and comers has closed a deal to star opposite the acting legend in “Therese Raquin”, a period drama in which Olsen will play the title role. Set in 19th Century Paris, France, Olsen’s Therese is a young woman who is forced by her aunt (Close) into an arranged marriage with a sick and spoiled man – who also happens toRead More
Mia Wasikowska, Aaron Johnson, Jonathan Rhys Meyers and five-time Academy Award nominee Glenn Close star in this first trailer for Albert Nobbs, directed by Rodrigo García. As well as starring in, Close co-wrote and produced the film, which follows a woman who must pretend to be a man in order to live her life independently in 19th century Ireland, as she works at one of Dublin’s top hotels, with plans to open her own shop. The film is receiving awards buzz, particularly for Close, who has yet to win theRead More
Earlier this year, it was announced that Amanda Seyfried, along with Jonathan Rhys Meyer, Glenn Close, Orlando Bloom and Michael Gambon, would be starring in Rodrigo Garcia’s “Albert Nobbs”, a drama, “featuring Close as a woman in Nineteenth Century Ireland who disguises herself as a man in order to survive”. Not anymore, according to Bleeding Cool, who have announced that Mia Wasikowski, star of Tim Burton’s “Alice in Wonderland”, has replaced her in the role of Helen. Wasikowski starred in Garcia’s “In Treatment” in 2008, a role which many seeRead More