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Some plot and character details are cleared up with our first look at the trailer for Woody Allen’s newest globe-trotting filmmaking venture, “To Rome With Love.” Allen himself is back on the screen in this one, about interlocking stories of love, infidelity, family, politics, fame and more. He joins Jesse Eisenberg, an American living in Rome with his girlfriend Greta Gerwig. When her newly dumped best friend Ellen Page shows up to stay a while, an instant love triangle is formed. Alec Baldwin plays his visiting father, while elsewhere inRead More
After the massive critical and commercial success of “Midnight in Paris”, all eyes are on Woody Allen’s next stop on his globe-trotting tour of filmmaking. The recently renamed “To Rome with Love” (which you may have been familiar with under the titles “Bop Decameron” and “Nero Fiddled”) takes Americans – including Jesse Eisenberg, Ellen Page, Greta Gerwig, Alec Baldwin and “Paris” alum Alison Pill – to Italy this time, and now we have our first look at the characters and relationships, thanks to CinemaBlend and The Playlist. Like “Midnight inRead More
Louis Leterrier’s “Now You See Me”, which revolves around a group of highly skilled magicians who pull off bank robberies during their performances, has just started filming in New Orleans – despite a promotional poster being released four months ago! – and now we have the first on-set pictures. Oscar nominee Jesse Eisenberg stars as ATLAS, the leader The Four Horsemen, a magic super-group. In these first images Eisenberg shows off his skills of illusion, rehearsing on stage with soap bubbles that us mere audience members aren’t able to see! OtherRead More

Posted On February 1, 2012By Linda GeIn Casting

Jesse Eisenberg and Mia Wasikowska see “Double”

Mia Wasikowska and Jesse Eisenberg are teaming up to star in “The Double”, inspired by the novella of the same name by Dostoevsky, according to THR. The comedy will be director Richard Ayoade’s follow-up to breakout British coming-of-age tale “Submarine.” Based on an original idea by Avi Korine and co-written by Korine and Ayoade, Eisenberg stars as an insignificant man who is driven to madness by the appearance of a doppleganger. The film “will reflect on loneliness and our need to love and be loved”, according to the director. ShootingRead More
Miles Teller is certainly turning out to be one to watch on the comedy scene. Already a favorite with the gang behind “Old School” and “The Hangover”, he’s now circling the lead in another similarly zeitgeist-mirroring youthful comedy. Variety reports the up and coming actor is in negotiations to star in “Get a Job”, which “Rodger Dodger” helmer Dylan Kidd is looking to direct. The film follows Teller and his friends, recent college graduates who find themselves having trouble landing their dream jobs in the recession. The studio, CBS Films,Read More
Daniel Radcliffe will forever be known as Harry Potter, boy wizard, but as the final film in the series was released this year, he is understandably looking to the future. With two turns on Broadway (as a young man with a religious fascination with horses in “Equus”, and then as an ambitious window washer who climbs the corporate ladder in “How To Succeed in Business Without Trying”), Radcliffe’s first feature since the end of Harry Potter was the horror film “The Woman In Black” (due out in 2012.) Now, TwitchRead More
In 2009′s “Zombieland” Jesse Eisenberg’s Columbus gains an unlikely friend in Woody Harrelson‘s Tallahassee as they team up to battle the undead. So when the news broke that they would be teaming up again, this time to outwit the FBI as criminal magicians, well, Louis Leterrier’s Now You See Me quickly became one of our most anticipated films! Now, thanks to the American Film Market (via, once again, Collider!), we have an official synopsis of the film, as well as the first promotional poster. The film also stars Dave Franco,Read More
Some tiny morsels of news today regarding a few of our highly anticipated upcoming projects: Release dates! First up, horror remake “Silent House”, which premiered at this year’s Sundance Film Festival and stars hot breakout star Elizabeth Olsen, has been set for a March 9, 2012 release. Surely filmmakers are hoping that date will be coming on the heels of a good night for Olsen at the Oscars, where she is favored to be nominated for a Best Actress statue for her truly revelatory turn in another Sundance debut, “MarthaRead More
Watch your back, James, little brother is gaining on you. Deadline reports Dave Franco has added another high profile project to his exponentially growing pile of upcoming films, joining the cast of magician heist thriller “Now You See Me” opposite Jesse Eisenberg, Melanie Laurent, Isla Fisher, Mark Ruffalo and Morgan Freeman. Louis Leterrier is directing the film about a world-renowned group of illusionists who pull off elaborate bank robberies while doing magic and end performances by showering their audiences with the stolen money. Eisenberg plays the “arrogant yet brilliant” leaderRead More
Now you see her, now you don’t. Back in August we had reported that Amanda Seyfried was in negotiations for a role in magician heist thriller “Now You See Me” opposite Jesse Eisenberg, but it appears that deal never closed and ultimately couldn’t come together. Variety reports Australian actress Isla Fisher is now the one in negotiations for the role vacated by the “Red Riding Hood” actress. If Fisher’s deal comes together, she’ll join a cast that also includes Melanie Laurent, Morgan Freeman and Mark Ruffalo. Louis Leterrier is directingRead More