November 7, 2012 | Posted by Linda Ge
Diego Boneta and Cam Gigandet will take roles in revenge thriller “In the Blood”, according to Deadline, who reports Boneta is set, while Gigandet is in talks. The guys will be supporting new action star Gina Carano, who signed on to headline in February.
John Stockwell will direct the film from a screenplay by James Robert Johnson and Bennett Yellin, which revolves around Carano’s character Ava, who goes after two men she believes have kidnapped her husband during their South American honeymoon. Gigandet is playing the husband, while Boneta will play a local who is roped into helping her.
Stockwell recently directed Gigandet in “Seal Team Six: The Raid On Osama bin Laden”, which went directly to TV. The original “Twilight” villain. Gigandet has also appeared in “Easy A”, “Priest” and “Won’t Back Down.” Boneta has appeared on teen TV series like “90210″ and “Pretty Little Liars”, but is mostly known for his lead role in this summer’s musical “Rock of Ages.”
May 8, 2012 | Posted by Rebecca Lewis
The boys of “Project X” are taking their success and running with it, as Variety reports that Jonathan Daniel Brown is in negotiations to star in the true crime story, “Kid Cannabis.”
Brown broke out in hit party film “Project X”, his first big comedic lead role, alongside Miles Teller who can next be seen “21 and Over” and Thomas Mann, who is lining up some very important roles, including what could be the next big “Twilight.”
This new role will show Brown playing Idaho native Nate Norman, “who enlisted a crew of his pals to become an elite drug-running team that imported high-quality pot from Canada. As the stakes grow higher, so do the risks, and it’s not long before the Feds come snooping around and his dream scheme turns into a nightmare.”
Based on a Rolling Stone article by Mark Binelli in 2005, the film will be helmed by John Stockwell, who also penned the script, and is set to begin filming this summer in Canada.
February 14, 2012 | Posted by Rebecca Lewis
“Haywire” star Gina Carano is set to once again showcase her martial arts, and hopefully improve on the acting skills, in a second action thriller “In The Blood“.
Carano was an international mixed martial arts star before being chosen by director Steven Soderbergh to headline “Haywire” after seeing her in action. In “In The Blood”, Carano will play a wife who pursues two men whom she believes to have caused the disappearance of her husband.
The film has been scripted by Bennett Yellin and James Robert Johnston, and will be helmed by John Stockwell.
Director Stockwell told The Hollywood Reporter, “This role will showcase not only Gina’s fighting skills, but also her acting abilities as her character struggles to reign in her violent past.”