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The nominations for the 2014 Golden Globe Awards have been announced, and some of our favorite up and comers of the year are among them. Over in Film, Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones were nominated for Best Actor, Drama and Best Actress, Drama, respectively, for their performances in Stephen Hawking biopic “The Theory of Everything,” while David Oyelowo was nominated for Best Actor for playing another iconic real life figure, Martin Luther King, Jr. in “Selma.” Another biopic actor nominated is Benedict Cumberbatch, who played Alan Turing in “The ImitationRead More
After a trailer or two, we’re finally getting to hear some real singing from Rob Marshall’s adaptation of “Into the Woods.” The first clip from the film, below, features Meryl Streep singing one of the musical’s most famous songs, “Stay With Me,” to her daughter Rapunzel, played by Broadway actress Mackenzie Mauzy. Trapped in her tower, the Witch implores her to stay inside to avoid all the evil that could be lurking in the woods. Out in the woods, Anna Kendrick as Cinderella, Chris Pine as her Prince, James CordenRead More

Posted On November 13, 2014By Layla HedgesIn Casting

Anna Kendrick Joins Ben Affleck in ‘The Accountant’

Anna Kendrick is reportedly in early negotiations to star in thriller “The Accountant” opposite Ben Affleck. The film follows an accountant (Affleck) who moonlights as an assassin. The film is set to be helmed by Gavin O’Connor, picked up by Warner Bros. J.K. Simmons also recently joined the cast of the film. Negotiations are early in the process for Kendrick, and it’s unknown what role she would play if finalized. Kendrick is a busy actress, having just completed work on aca-sequel “Pitch Perfect 2” and romantic drama “Digging for Fire”.Read More
Fairy tales aren’t quite what anyone expects in the newest trailer for Disney’s adaptation of Stephen Sondheim musical “Into the Woods.” Anna Kendrick’s Cinderella, Chris Pine as her Prince, James Corden and Emily Blunt’s Baker and his wife, Lilla Crawford’s Little Red Riding Hood, Mackenzie Mauzy as Rapunzel and more bump into each other in an enchanted forest in Sondheim’s darkly comedic take on classic fairy tale characters. Memorable songs include “Last Midnight” “On the Steps of the Palace” and “Children Will Listen.” “Into the Woods” will be released onRead More
The first trailer for Disney’s “Into the Woods” musical has been released, featuring our first looks at Anna Kendrick as Cinderella, Chris Pine as her Prince, Meryl Streep as the Witch, Mackenzie Mauzy as Rapunzel, James Corden and Emily Blunt as the Baker and his wife, and many more fairy tale characters. Rob Marshall directed the adaptation of Stephen Sondheim’s Tony-winning musical, a darkly comedic take on fairy tale characters who make their way through an enchanted forest and meet each other for unexpected encounters along the way. Memorable songsRead More
The first set of images from Disney’s upcoming film adaptation of “Into the Woods” have been released. Based on the stage musical of the same name, “Into the Woods” takes place an alternate realm featuring various characters of the Grimm fairy tales, tied together through one couple’s interaction with the witch who has placed a curse on them. James Corden and Emily Blunt play The Baker and his wife, while Meryl Streep is The Witch. The fairy tale characters depicted include Anna Kendrick as Cinderella, Chris Pine as Prince Charming,Read More
“Prisoners” and “Enemy” director Denis Villeneuve has found the star of his next project, and no, it’s not Jake Gyllenhaal. Variety reports Emily Blunt will star in Villeneuve’s “Sicario,” which is a drug cartel thriller that follows “an officer from Tucson, Arizona who travels across the border to Mexico with a pair of mercenaries to track down a drug lord.” Blunt will presumably play that officer. Taylor Sheridan wrote the script. Villeneuve will follow “Sicario” with sci-fi drama “Story of Your Life,” which now has Amy Adams in talks toRead More
Jennifer Aniston-led indie drama “Cake” has added a bunch of new cast members today, including Sam Worthington, Anna Kendrick, Chris Messina and Britt Robertson, according to The Wrap. The massive cast now also includes Felicity Huffman, William H. Macy, Lucy Walters, Camille Mana, Manuel Garcia Rulfo, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Adriana Barraza and Mamie Gummer. Phew. Daniel Barnz is directing the film, with Aniston in the lead role of Claire, who becomes obsessed with the suicide of a woman in her chronic pain support group. Kendrick will play that depressed young woman,Read More
So “Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit” didn’t exactly light the box office on fire, but Chris Pine is not doing playing action hero just yet. THR reports the actor is now attached to star in “The Line,” the next film from prolific director David Gordon Green, described as a gritty thriller. Pine will play a patrol agent who is downward spiraling in both his professional and personal lives after losing his wife and young son. When he unexpectedly becomes the protector of an orphaned boy after a deadly shootout, they goRead More
Tony-nominated actress Tammy Blanchard is the newest addition to join FX’s dark comedic-drama “Hoke”, according to a report by Deadline. “Hoke,” adapted from Charles Willeford’s detective novels, stars Paul Giamatti as Hoke Moseley, a homicide detective in 1980s Miami struggling with cracking his own mid-life crisis in addition to murder cases. Blanchard is set to play Loretta Hickey, the mother of a murdered drug addict whose case Hoke investigates. Blanchard will be a series regular; her character plays a key role in Willeford’s Hoke Moseley novels. This marks Blanchard’s firstRead More