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Jack O'Connell Third Unbroken Trailer
Universal has unveiled a new trailer for Angelina Jolie‘s “Unbroken,” starring rising English actor Jack O’Connell as the late U.S. Olympian-turned-WWII hero Louis Zamperini. Based on the 2010 New York Times bestseller by Laura Hillenbrand, “Unbroken” recounts the phenomenal life story of Zamperini, a troubled child who grew up to become a renowned Olympic runner. But his most triumphant achievements were the events following the aftermath of a plane crash in which he proved the unbreakable power of the human spirit. Alongside Russell Allen Phillips (Domhnall Gleeson) and Francis McNamaraRead More
Alden Ehrenreich

Posted On September 2, 2014By Alamin YohannesIn Casting

Alden Ehrenreich in Talks for ‘Hail Caesar!’ Role

Variety reports that Alden Ehrenreich is in talks to join Joel and Ethan Coen‘s forthcoming “Hail Caesar!” The dramedy focuses on a fixer working in Hollywood during the 1950s, who works to make sure the stars in his charge do not act recklessly. Many talented actors and actresses are seeking roles in the film, which is the norm for Coen Brothers films in the past. “Hail Ceasar!” has already drawn in George Clooney, Scarlett Johansson, Josh Brolin as well as the “Jump Street” duo Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill. Ehrenreich,Read More
Jonah Hill Hail Caesar
After already having worked with the likes of Martin Scorcese and Quentin Tarantino, it looks like Jonah Hill could be adding Joel and Ethan Coen as the latest big name directors to his resume. The Wrap reports that the 30-year-old actor is in talks to join “Hail, Caesar!”, a film that could reunite him for the fourth time with “22 Jump Street’s” Channing Tatum. Starring George Clooney and Josh Brolin, the 1950s-set film follows Eddie Mannix, a fixer responsible for keeping the scandals of Hollywood’s biggest stars out of theRead More
Scarlett Johansson Coen Brothers
The Wrap reports that Scarlett Johansson, 29, is in talks to reunite with Joel and Ethan Coen for “Hail, Caesar!” Starring George Clooney and Josh Brolin, the film takes place during 1950s Hollywood and follows Eddie Mannix, a fixer responsible for keeping the scandals of a studio’s biggest stars out of the press. Along with Johansson, Channing Tatum as a Gene Kelly-type character, Tilda Swinton as a powerful gossip columnist and Ralph Fiennes as Laurence Lorenz are all in negotiations to join the film’s cast. Johansson, who first worked withRead More
Channing Tatum Coens
Variety reports that Channing Tatum, 34, is in talks to join Joel and Ethan Coen‘s “Hail, Caesar!” The film, which is already set to star George Clooney and Josh Brolin, centers on Eddie Mannix, a 1950s Hollywood fixer who works to keep a studio’s stars in line. Another report by also reveals that along with Tatum’s “Gene Kelly-type” character, Tilda Swinton as a powerful gossip columnist and Ralph Fiennes as Laurence Lorenz will also be new additions to the cast. The Coens are producing “Hail Caesar!” with Eric FellnerRead More
Music is obviously the centerpiece of the Coen Brothers’ upcoming “Inside Llewyn Davis,” and we’ve got three new clips from the film that showcase Oscar Isaac and company creating and performing some tracks from the film. Isaac plays the titular Llewyn Davis, a down on his luck folk musician in 1960s New York who encounter a Coen-esque cast of characters including John Goodman’s cynical blues man, his driver Garrett Hedlund, Davis’ ex Carey Mulligan and her new husband Justin Timberlake, and Adam Driver’s Al, a musician who looks to beRead More
Plenty of new footage abounds in the newest trailer for Cannes hit “Inside Llewyn Davis”, the latest from Joel & Ethan Coen. The 1960s set folk music drama, which our own Rebecca Lewis called “a melancholy yet genuinely funny and enjoyable story”, stars Oscar Isaac as a down on his luck folk musician encountering classically colorful Coen characters on his journey, including Carey Mulligan as a vengeful ex-girlfriend, her new musician husband, as played by Justin Timberlake, blues man John Goodman and his driver, the perpetually on the road GarrettRead More
The titular character in the Coen brothers’ “Inside Llewyn Davis” appears in nearly every scene of the film and the directors told us at this year’s Cannes Film Festival that they knew that whoever took on the challenge of Llewyn had to be, most importantly, an incredible musician that you wanted to spend time watching. “We were screwed until we met Oscar [Isaac]!” joked Ethan Coen. This is Oscar Isaac‘s break out role, taking on a character who is flawed and unsure of life and himself and infusing him withRead More
“Inside Llewyn Davis” was perhaps our most anticipated film of this year’s Cannes Film Festival and the Coen Brothers latest film did not disappoint, weaving a melancholy yet genuinely funny and enjoyable story of a down on his luck folk singer. It’s essentially a thin plot but it doesn’t matter, as the Coens and cinematographer Bruno Delbonnol have constructed a beautifully woven tale about the failures and successes life throws at us – and the directors cleverly sidestep answering any of those questions. This is a return to lighter fareRead More
This trailer has been a long time coming and let’s just say right off the bat, it’s already exceeding even our highest expectations. “Inside Llewyn Davis”, the newest from the Coen Brothers is a drama set in the 1960s about a bunch of folk musicians, led by Oscar Isaac in his first major leading role and supported by the likes of John Goodman, Carey Mulligan, Junstin Timberlake and Garrett Hedlund. The entire cast does their own singing in the movie, but we don’t get to hear any of that here.Read More