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A new trailer for the upcoming aca-sequel “Pitch Perfect 2” has been released. In it the Barden Bellas are back in action and seemingly ready for redemption following a bit of an incident involving Fat Amy (Rebel Wilson), aerial gymnastics and no underwear. All the girls return in the trailer which is complete with Beyonce‘s “Run the World (Girls)”. The ensemble includes Anna Kendrick, Brittany Snow, Alexis Knapp, Anna Camp, Hana Mae Lee, Ester Dean and newcomer Hailee Steinfeld. Elizabeth Banks also returns in the dual role of commentator GailRead More

Posted On January 10, 2015By Alamin YohannesIn Casting

Hailee Steinfeld To Lead YA Adaptation ‘Carrie Pilby’

Hailee Steinfeld has found her next big role. The young actress has been tapped as the lead of young adult adaptation “Carrie Pilby,” according to The Hollywood Reporter. The film, based on a novel by Caren Lissner, centers on a 19-year-old genius. Just having received her diploma from Harvard she finds it difficult to make life after college work. Susan Johnson will serve as director of the film while Susan Cartsonis will executive produce. Kara Holden wrote the initial script, with revisions by Dean Craig. Fans of the novel can rejoiceRead More
US filmgoers have one more film to add to their watch lists for next year. Civil War “The Keeping Room,” which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival, will be distributed in North America by Drafthouse Films, it was announced today. The film is set during the end of the Civil War and centers on three women (Brit Marling, Hailee Steinfeld and Muna Otaru) as they defend their home from attack. Leading the charge is a renegade solider, played by Sam Worthington, who plans to kill the women and raid their home.Read More
Aca-awesome! The first trailer for musical comedy sequel “Pitch Perfect 2” has been released, and it looks like the Bellas are just as entertaining as they were the first time around. Anna Kendrick’s Beca and Rebel Wilson’s Fat Amy are the veterans this time around as they prepare to lead the Barden Bellas to the a cappella world championships in Europe. Brittany Snow’s Chloe also returns (for some reason, even though she graduated) and the Bellas also welcome a new face in the form of Hailee Steinfeld. “Pitch Perfect 2”Read More
Bryan Singer is prepping the next chapter of Fox’s “X-Men” franchise, and have lined up several young actors and actresses to test for the roles of Jean Grey and Scott Summers, respectively, in “X-Men: Apocalypse,” according to TheWrap. Seeking a showier name to play the role of redhead telepath and telekinetic and future Phoenix Jean Grey, Singer is meeting with Chloe Moretz, Hailee Steinfeld and Elle Fanning, among other actresses. For her fellow new mutant and eventual soulmate Scott Summers, aka Cyclops, Singer is testing lesser known names like CharlieRead More
Action thriller “For the Dogs” has itself a new title and a new star. Deadline reports the film, now titled “Hunter’s Prayer,” has added Odeya Rush in the female lead role, taking over for the previously cast Emma Roberts, who herself replaced original star Hailee Steinfeld. Jonathan Mostow is directing the film, which sees a teenage girl teaming up with the assassin (Sam Worthington) who was hired to kill her entire family and younger brother to find out who was ultimately responsible. Filming is set to begin in the UKRead More
The Ellen DeGeneres Show recently released a video visiting the set of musical comedy “Pitch Perfect 2”. The film is a highly anticipated follow up to the successful “Pitch Perfect” which followed The Barden Bellas, an all female college acapella team, as they enter competition. The sequel will continue the story of the Bellas as Beca (Anna Kendrick) and Fat Amy (Rebel Wilson) take the lead. Many of the film’s stars are returning for the sequel and are featured in the video, including Skylar Astin, Brittany Snow, Anna Camp andRead More
Hailee Steinfeld Homesman 2
Hailee Steinfeld shares the screen with a prolific cast of actors in Tommy Lee Jones‘ “The Homesman,” a new trailer for which has debuted today. The film, which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival back in May, tells the story of a woman named Mary Bee Cuddy (played by Hilary Swank), who is described by Lee Jones’ George Briggs as being “as fine a woman who’s ever walked.” The trailer opens with Briggs recounting to Steinfeld’s Tabitha Hutchinson about his quest with Cuddy, whom he offered to help after sheRead More
The first clip from Daniel Barber’s “The Keeping Room” has just been released in anticipation of the film’s screening at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival. The powerful and stirring clip runs for less than a minute and a half, but it offers a wide glimpse into the challenging world that the film’s three women are battling in. Brit Marling, Hailee Steinfeld and up-and-comer Muna Otaru star in this suspenseful drama about two sisters and a slave left behind towards the end of the American Civil War. With no men to watchRead More
Keira Knightley Begin Again
Keira Knightley shows off her surprisingly pleasant singing voice in the new featurette for John Carney‘s “Begin Again.” Previously titled “Can a Song Save Your Life?”, “Begin Again” follows the new relationship between Dan (Mark Ruffalo), a dejected music business executive and Greta (Knightley), an English singer-songwriter who recently ended a relationship with her boyfriend/songwriting partner Dave (Adam Levine). After hearing Greta sing at an open-mic nightclub, Dan is inspired to help take her career to the next level, forming a collaboration that may just be the key to mendingRead More