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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
Getting a bit lost in the “Fruitvale Station” – “Ain’t Them Bodies Saints” – “The Spectacular Now” shuffle is another buzzy Sundance flick we can’t wait for, and today we finally have the first teaser footage from John Krokidas’ Beat generation origin tale “Kill Your Darlings.” And it looks pretty great. Daniel Radcliffe dominates the :30 teaser not-quite-trailer that’s debuted ahead of the film’s international premiere at the Venice Film Festival next month, playing a young, not yet iconic Allen Ginsberg as he enrolls at Columbia University. There are briefRead More
The Academy of of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has unveiled its Class of 2013, “artists and executives” in the film industry who will now help determine all future nominees and winners of the Academy Awards beginning in 2014. Recent invitees include Oscar nominees/winners like Jessica Chastain, Jennifer Lawrence, Rooney Mara and Jesse Eisenberg as well as rising stars like Anthony Mackie, Mia Wasikowska and Melissa McCarthy. This year’s large group of invitees – 276 to last year’s 176 – include 22 actors, among them Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Rebecca Hall, JasonRead More
Fox is searching for its new Dr. Victor “Frankenstein” for a reboot of the classic monster movie, and has narrowed their search down to rising stars Jack Huston and Toby Kebbell for the titular role, according to Deadline. Daniel Radcliffe signed on this spring for the role of Igor. It’s unclear at this point how much the studio and director Paul McGuigan will be pulling from the Mary Shelley classic novel from which this iconic tale originates. Certainly, Igor the hunchback assistant to the scientist is a character that wasRead More
David O. Russell’s newest film has already been shooting for a couple of weeks now, but one last cast member is jumping on board, with Deadline reporting “Boardwalk Empire” star Jack Huston has joined Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper, Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner and Jennifer Lawrence in the 1970s set political thriller. The untitled film, originally called “American Bullshit”, will follow the real life political drama Abscam, which was set up by the FBI in the 1970s and 80s. An FBI employee posed as a fictional Middle Eastern sheik named KraimRead More
Today the Sundance Film Festival put online its full schedule for the 2013 season, and with it, our first look at an official image from one of the films we are most looking forward to at the festival, Beat generation origin biopic “Kill Your Darlings.” The first image, which seems to be a screengrab from a trailer that we hope to see soon, shows Daniel Radcliffe as Allen Ginsberg, Dane DeHaan as Lucien Carr, Ben Foster as William Burroughs and Jack Huston as Jack Kerouac. Described as “a riveting trueRead More
Marvel’s busy upcoming slate can only mean one thing: More young actors chomping at the bit to join the lucrative and prolific family. “Guardians of the Galaxy” was announced earlier this summer at Comic-Con, and after setting James Gunn to direct the film loosely tied to the ending of “The Avengers”, casting is now underway. Deadline reports five up and coming leading men have signed test deals for the chance to play the leader of the Guardians, a character named Peter Quill, while still others may be in contention asRead More