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Posted On September 17, 2014By Alamin YohannesIn Casting

Jack Huston Lands Lead in ‘Ben-Hur’ Remake

“Boardwalk Empire” star Jack Huston has been set as the star of Paramount’s remake of “Ben-Hur,” according to Deadline. The remake, to be directed by Timur Bekmambetov, focuses on a parallel story of Jesus Christ focusing on best friends Judah Ben-Hur (Huston), a Jewish prince, and Messala, a Roman tribune. After leaving to Rome to get an education, Messala comes back a stranger to his childhood friend. When an accident occurs at Judah’s home, Messala use the opportunity to stab his friend in the back. The betrayal ends with JudahRead More
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Variety has released news of the newest addition to “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies”: Emma Greenwell. She joins Lily James,Sam Riley, Bella Heathcote, Douglas Booth and Jack Huston in the genre-bending redo of Jane Austen’s classic novel. In the aptly titled genre-bender, the Bennet family lives in an alternate universe where zombies live among the living and Mr. Bennet has trained his daughters in martial arts and the use of weapons, so they can defend themselves against the undead. James plays Lizzie, while Riley plays her Mr. Darcy. Heathcote and Booth play theRead More
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Jack Huston, one of the stars of HBO hit “Boardwalk Empire” recently finalized his deal to portray Wickham in the adaptation of Seth Grahame-Smith’s “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies.” Everyone knows Jane Austen’s classic novel “Pride and Prejudice,” a story of class and romance against the odds of human nature. But as we flipped through its grubby pages in our high school literature and comprehension class, haven’t we all thought at one point or another: “Yeah. This could definitely use some zombies.” Playing Elizabeth Bennett is Lily James, a young woman withRead More
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Seth Grahame-Smith’s gory twist on an 1813 Jane Austen classic is finally heading to the big screen. Deadline reports that Sam Riley, Lily James and Bella Heathcote are set to star in “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies.” Burr Steers (“Charlie St. Cloud”) will direct a screenplay he co-wrote with David O. Russell based on the 2009 Gahame-Smith book, which tells the familiar story of romance between Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy, but with a catch: it’s set in a zombie-plagued village. Riley has landed the role of Mr. Darcy, JamesRead More
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“Glee” star Melissa Benoist, 25, has joined the cast of George Tillman Jr.‘s “The Longest Ride,” according to a report by Deadline. Based on the 17th published novel by Nicholas Sparks, “The Longest Ride” follows the lives of a young couple whose romance parallels with that of an older couple. Britt Robertson and Scott Eastwood star as college senior Sophia Danko and cowboy Luke Collins, respectively, while the elderly couple are played by Jack Huston and Oona Chaplin in flashbacks. Benoist joins the cast as Marcia, Sophia’s roommate. Benoist, whoRead More
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Looks like the quartet of lovers at the center of the newest Nicholas Sparks adaptation has been rounded out. Deadline reports Jack Huston has now joined the cast of “The Longest Ride” and will star alongside Scott Eastwood, Britt Robertson and Oona Chaplin. The parallel and interweaving romantic tales follows two romances, one between a bull rider (Eastwood) and a college student (Robertson), and the other, at the end of WWII, between a newly married couple (Huston and Chaplin). The man, Ira, is 90 in present day, and lies trappedRead More
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British TV network ITV have set its cast for a four-part historical miniseries called “The Great Fire,” according to Deadline. “Game of Thrones” star Rose Leslie, “American Hustle”‘s Jack Huston, “Broadchurch” star Andrew Buchan and “Welcome to the Punch”‘s Daniel Mays have all landed key roles in the mini. Meanwhile, Charles Dance, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Andrew Tiernan, David Schofield, Sonya Cassidy and Perdita Weeks have supporting roles. Tom Bradby wrote the script, which is set over four consecutive days in the 17th Century when the Great Fire of London swept throughRead More
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Before Jack Kerouac would go on his American road trip and write his seminal work “On The Road”, and before famed poet Allen Ginsberg became synonymous for the best minds of a generation lost, the men who were to create a movement still talked about 60 years later had a beginning at Columbia University in 1943. That story is finally being told on film, in John Krokidas’ outstanding directorial debut “Kill Your Darlings”, playing as part of the 2013 London Film Festival. “Kill Your Darlings” begins at the end. LucienRead More
Daniel Radcliffe and Dane DeHaan help birth the Beat generation by committing a little murder in the first trailer for John Krokidas’ “Kill Your Darlings”, a biopic of burgeoning writers in the 1940s. DeHaan’s Lucien Carr – a lesser known but pivotal historical figure in bringing the Beat writers together – seems to be the driving force here, captivating both Radcliffe’s Allen Gisnberg and Michael C. Hall’s David Kammerer, ultimately leading to the crime of passion that also draws in Jack Huston’s Jack Kerouac, Elizabeth Olsen’s Edie Parker and BenRead More
Today sees the release of the first full length clip for John Krokidas’ “Kill Your Darlings“, starring Daniel Radcliffe, Ben Foster and Dane DeHaan and one of the few films left of 2013 that I am truly anticipating! “Kill Your Darlings” throws us into the world of Allen Ginsburg (Radcliffe), Lucien Carr (DeHaan), William Burroughs (Foster) and Jack Kerouac (Jack Huston), who met at Columbia University in the 1940s and began to explore the dark underbelly of New York City at the same time as they were slowly becoming theRead More