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David Gordon Green’s political dramedy “Our Brand Is Crisis” has added Scoot McNairy to star alongside Sandra Bullock, reports Variety. Based on the 2005 documentary of the same name, “Our Brand Is Crisis” focuses on a group of American political campaign specialists who’s hired to work on the campaign of a controversial South American candidate, exposing the marketing techniques and manipulations that go into elections. George Clooney is producing the film with partner Grant Heslov and filming is slated to begin this fall. McNairy, one of our Breakout Stars ofRead More
Here is the brand new poster for the AMC’s much anticipated, 1980s computer drama “Halt and Catch Fire”. The anticipation comes from “Breaking Bad” producers Melissa Bernstein and Mark Johnson, but it’s also got a star-studded cast to boot. The show stars Lee Pace (“Pushing Daisies” and  Marvel’s upcoming  “Guardians of the Galaxy”), Scoot McNairy (“Monsters”), Mackenzie Davis, Kerry Bishe and Toby Huss as early eighties computer geniuses who try to reverse-engineer the company, IBM. As you can see from the poster, IBM’s font has been cleverly integrated. Apart fromRead More
'Halt & Catch Fire'
First came the stills, and now, the first teaser trailer for AMC’s newest drama offering, “Halt and Catch Fire.” Lee Pace, Scoot McNairy and Mackenize Davis play three computer tech geniuses in the 1980s who decide to rebel and go their own way: Starting their own start-up before start-ups became the trendy thing for every young kid good at computers to give a shot. “Halt and Catch Fire is set roughly one year after IBM all but corners the market with the release of its first major product – theRead More
'Halt & Catch Fire'
This is definitely not HBO’s “Silicon Valley.” While the premium cable network goes high tech to follow some modern day nerds living it up at a “hacker hostel,” the pioneers of AMC’s “Halt & Catch Fire” have to make do with big hair, tacky suits and the old tried and true “build it in your garage” method of inventing new computer technology – back in the 1980s. We’ve got four new stills from AMC’s newest drama featuring Scoot McNairy, Lee Pace and Mackenzie Davis. Here’s the official synopsis: “Halt andRead More
Stephen Frears’ already-filming, still-untitled Lance Armstrong biopic has added “The Hobbbit” star Lee Pace to its cast, reports The Wrap. Ben Foster stars as the disgraced former Tour de France winner (and the resemblance is uncanny), with Chris O’Dowd as the journalist who supported him, then ultimately brought about his downfall. Jesse Plemons and Guillaume Canet have supporting roles, while Pace’s role is unspecified as well. Pace, who has something of a cult following thanks to roles in short-lived but beloved TV series “Pushing Daisies” and “Wonderfalls,” had a busyRead More
Marvel is clearly keen on British actor Lee Pace even though they chose Chris Pratt over him to lead Phase 2 blockbuster “Guardians of the Galaxy.” They’ve offered him, and he is now in final negotiations for, a different role in the James Gunn-directed film, that of the villain, according to The Wrap. Pratt plays Peter Quill, aka Star-Lord, the role Pace originally tested for, and he will be joined by Zoe Saldana as green-skinned warrior Gamora, David Bautista as the brawny Drax the Destroyer and Michael Rooker as YonduRead More