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Chris Hemsworth, Benjamin Walker, Tom Holland and more take on the true story that inspired Herman Meville’s literary classic “Moby Dick,” and the author himself, played by Ben Wishaw, makes an appearance, in the latest trailer for “In the Heart of the Sea.” The Ron Howard-directed film will be released on December 11, 2015. Watch the final trailer below.Read More
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Those who’ve been clamoring for a big screen adaptation of “Moby Dick” is about to get the closest thing to it. Ron Howard’s “In the Heart of the Sea” tells the true story of the ship and its crew which inspired Herman Melville to eventually write the iconic novel, and now the first trailer has been released. Based on Nathaniel Philbrick’s factual retelling “In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex,” the film stars Chris Hemsworth as a first mate aboard whaling ship the Essex, whichRead More
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Indie fantasy adaptation “The Moon and the Sun” have cast a handful of up and comers to join Pierce Brosnan, according to THR. Benjamin Walker, Kaya Scodelario, and “Divergent” star Ben Lloyd-Hughes, as well as Chinese actress Fan Bing Bing are now also on board the adapation of Vonda McIntyre’s novel. The historical-set fantasy sees Brosnan as King Louis XIV, who seeks to rule forever. His search for immortality leads him to capture a mermaid (Fan) in order to steal her life force, but soon his illegitimate daughter (Scodelario) findsRead More
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Sacha Baron Cohen and Daniel Radcliffe are out, and Ben Whishaw may be in for the long-gestating untitled biopic on rocker Freddie Mercury, lead singer of the band Queen. The surviving members of the band have been active in the film’s development, and have been meeting with director Dexter Fletcher about taking the reigns next year. The film, which will be allowed to use the band’s music, will follow Mercury as he forms Queen with fellow founding members Brian May (guitar, vocals), John Deacon (bass guitar), and Roger Taylor, culminatingRead More
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British actress Charlotte Riley becomes the first female cast member of Ron Howard’s 19th Century whaling disaster thriller “In the Heart of the Sea,” according to Deadline. Chris Hemsworth, Benjamin Walker, Tom Holland, Cillian Murphy, Brendan Gleeson, Frank Dillane, Ben Whishaw and newcomer Sam Keeley had been cast previously. The lack of female roles in this one isn’t surprising since it’s about the all-male crew aboard whaling ship the Essex, which began a journey from Nantucket bound for the South Pacific in 1819 and was rammed and sunk by aRead More
Ron Howard’s 19th Century maritime disaster flick “In the Heart of the Sea” has added Frank Dillane, most known for playing the villainous Tom Riddle in “Harry Potter”, according to The Wrap. Additionally, “Skyfall” actor Ben Whishaw is being eyed for the role of American author Herman Melville, whose “Moby Dick” took its inspiration from the true events that will be told in this film. Chris Hemsworth leads the cast that already includes Benjamin Walker, “The Impossible” star Tom Holland, Cillian Murphy, Brendan Gleeson and newcomer Sam Keeley. Based onRead More
Stage and screen actor Benjamin Walker has landed a major role opposite Chris Hemsworth and Tom Holland in Ron Howard’s nautical actioner “In the Heart of the Sea”, according to Deadline. Based on Nathaniel Philbrick’s factual retelling “In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex”, Hemsworth will play a first mate aboard whaling ship the Essex, which began a journey from Nantucket bound for the South Pacific in 1819 and was rammed and sunk by a giant sperm whale, the incident that served as inspiration forRead More
You’d think young British actor Tom Holland must hate the water by now after spending half of “The Impossible” trying not to drown, but you’d be wrong. Deadline reports he’s joined another water disaster flick, Ron Howard’s period whaling thriller “In the Heart of the Sea”, which already has Chris Hemsworth in the lead role. Based on Nathaniel Philbrick’s factual retelling “In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex”, Hemsworth will play a first mate aboard whaling ship the Essex, which began a journey from NantucketRead More
Director Michael Mann has not made a movie since 2009’s “Public Enemies” but appears finally ready to get back behind the camera, and Variety reports he has boarded an untitled thriller set up at Legendary Pictures which has Australian action star Chris Hemsworth attached to the lead role. There are not plot details, other than to say the film takes place “in a world of cyber threats and attacks.” Mann has been developing the project for over a year and co-wrote the screenplay with Morgan Davis Foehl. Filming is tentativelyRead More
Chris Hemsworth seems to have found a nice niche in being an action star with humanity and depth, and looks to be continuing his streak by attaching himself to star in “In the Heart of the Sea”, based on true events that inspired Melville’s “Moby Dick.” Deadline reported the news earlier today, and the project is now out to studios from Hemsworth’s “Snow White and the Huntsman” producers. Based on Nathaniel Philbrick’s factual retelling “In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex”, Hemsworth will play aRead More