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Posted On September 5, 2014By Alamin YohannesIn Casting

Chadwick Boseman to Star in Untitled Thriller He Co-Wrote

Universal Pictures have picked up a thriller pitch from “42” and “Get On Up” actor Chadwick Boseman, according to Deadline. The untitled film is described as being similar to “The Fugitive.” Universal’s Marc Platt and Adam Siegel will produce the film for Marc Platt Productions. Boseman will star in the film he wrote with Logan Coles, his writing partner. Coles will also be a co-producer on the project. This is not the first film the writing partners have worked on together. In 2008, they collaborated on short “Blood Over a BrokenRead More
Elodie Yung

Posted On February 20, 2014By Alfonso EspinaIn Casting

Elodie Yung Joins ‘Gods of Egypt’ as Goddess Hathor

Elodie Yung, 32, has joined the cast of the Alex Proyas‘s mythological epic “Gods of Egypt” in the role of the goddess Hathor, according to a report by Deadline. Yung joins a cast that already includes fellow up-and-comers Brenton Thwaites, Courtney Eaton, Chadwick Boseman and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau. Rounding out the film’s cast are Gerard Butler and Geoffrey Rush. “Gods of Egypt” is set to depict the tyranny and corruption among ancient Egypt’s ruling gods. After Set (Butler), the god of desert, storms and chaos, betrays his brother Osiris by killingRead More
Chadwick Boseman

Posted On January 30, 2014By Alfonso EspinaIn Casting

Chadwick Boseman Joins “Gods of Egypt”

Chadwick Boseman is the latest actor to join the cast of Alex Proyas‘s mythological epic “Gods Of Egypt,” according to Deadline. The 31-year-old actor is joining a cast that already includes Brenton Thwaites, Gerard Butler, Geoffrey Rush, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Courtney Eaton. “Gods of Egypt” tells the story of corruption and betrayal amongst ancient Egypt’s ruling gods. Chaos ensues after Set (Butler), the god of desert, storms and chaos, murders his brother Osiris. In a vengeful attempt to end the madness that Set created, Osiris’ son Horus (Coster-Waldau) seeks helpRead More
Courtney Eaton
Australian model-turned-actress Courtney Eaton, 17, has landed the leading female role in Alex Proyas‘ fantasy film “Gods of Egypt,” according to The Hollywood Reporter. Eaton joins previously announced cast members Brenton Thwaites, Gerard Butler, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Geoffrey Rush in the forthcoming mythological epic about ancient Egypt’s duelling gods. After Set (Butler), the god of the desert, kills his brother Osiris, his nephew Horus (Coster-Waldau) seeks out to avenge his father. But after Horus’ attempt fails, a young human thief (Thwaites) is summoned with the mission of bringing down SetRead More
Brenton Thwaites
Rapidly rising Aussie star Brenton Thwaites, 24, has joined the cast of Alex Proyas‘ mythological epic “Gods Of Egypt,” according to Deadline. The Summit Entertainment production will also star Gerard Butler, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, and Geoffrey Rush. “Gods Of Egypt” tells the story of a competing family of gods. After Set (Butler) kills his brother Osiris, his nephew Horus (Coster-Waldau) makes it his quest to avenge the death of his father. With the help of the goddess Hathor and a human thief named Bek (Thwaites), Horus aims to defeat Set andRead More
“Game of Thrones”‘ conniving Jaime Lannister is looking to conquer the big screen as well. The Wrap reports Danish actor Nikolaj Coster-Waldau has landed the lead role in director Alex Proyas’ big budget period actioner “Gods of Egypt.” Burk Sharpless and Matt Sazama wrote the script, which sets the action in ancient Egypt against the backdrop of the pyramids and sphinxes. Coster-Waldau will play Horus, the god of the sky, who “teams up with a human thief and Hathor, the goddess of love, on a magical quest to avenge theRead More