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The first trailer for magician heist thriller “Now You See Me” has been released via Yahoo! Movies and it is not at all what I expected. Sleek, high-tech and slightly futuristic, this Jesse Eisenberg, Isla Fisher and Dave Franco led actioner is being played out on a way bigger stage than I had anticipated. The three, along with Woody Harrelson, are a group of world class magicians. For their final act, they tell the audience, they are going to rob a bank. They seemingly teleport a member of the audienceRead More
There will be no “Meek’s Cutoff” reunion after all. After nearly a year, Kelly Reichardt’s eco-terrorist thriller “Night Moves” is getting a bit of a cast makeover as it moves closer to production. Peter Sarsgaard and Paul Dano had been set to play the two male leads, while Rooney Mara was circling the female lead, but now Variety reports Jesse Eisenberg and Dakota Fanning will be taking over the roles vacated by Dano and Mara. The trio of actors will play a group of eco-terrorists who plot to blow upRead More
Today we have the first footage from the set of one of our most anticipated upcoming movies, as Entertainment Weekly unveiled some B-Roll and interviews with the cast of magician heist thriller “Now You See Me.” Jesse Eisenberg, Isla Fisher and Dave Franco are seen in action as big-scale, high tech magicians performing tricks that involve both high flying wire-work and traditional bunny-and-top-hat stuff. The three play members of an elite magician troupe who use their performances for corrupt businessmen to swindle their money and lavish upon the more deserving.Read More
Ahead of its June 22nd US release, Woody Allen’s latest international ensemble rom-com “To Rome With Love” will open the Los Angeles Film Festival, it was announced via press release this morning. The festival will serve as the North American premiere for the film, while the world premiere will take place tomorrow in – where else? – Rome, Italy. The film “is a story about a number of people in Italy — some American, some Italian, some residents, some visitors — and the romances and adventures and predicaments they getRead More
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