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After much speculation, actor Jack Huston has been confirmed as lead Eric Draven for upcoming “The Crow” remake. Actress Jessica Brown Findlay is also said to be cast as girlfriend Shelly in the film. “The Crow” will be an adaptation of the original graphic novel series, following Draven as he is killed, resurrected by a crow and proceeds to take revenge on his and his girlfriend’s murderers. Previously adapted in a 1994 version starring the late Brandon Lee, this reboot intends to launch a series of films if successful. ProductionRead More
The newest Nicholas Sparks adaptation is about to come our way, and this one offers double the love story and double the potential for heartbreak. The first trailer for “The Longest Ride” promises plenty of tearjerker action. Britt Robertson and Scott Eastwood play a couple falling in love, who come across a car accident and rescue an old man (Alan Alda). When she begins to read the old man his WWII-era letters, we flash back to his own love story, played in flashbacks by Jack Huston and Oona Chaplin. WhoRead More
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Posted On December 4, 2014By Alamin YohannesIn Casting

Nazanin Boniadi Replaces Gal Gadot as ‘Ben-Hur’ Female Lead

Someone just got the biggest role of their career! Nazanin Boniadi has be cast as the female lead, Esther, in Paramount’s “Ben-Hur” according to Deadline. The remake focuses on best friends Jewish prince Judah Ben-Hur (Jack Huston) and Roman tribune Messala (Toby Kebbell). After Ben-Hur returns home after heading to Rome for an education, everything is different. His best friend is a stranger to him, which is made worse when Messala betrays his newly returned friend. A betrayal that sends Judah into slavery and hungry for revenge. Morgan Freeman, Olivia Cooke andRead More

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
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
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
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