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“Nikita” star Lyndsy Fonseca could be headed back to television, joining Amazon’s comedy pilot “Down Dog”, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The comedy follows Logan (Josh Casaubon), a man who is left to run the yoga studio his ex-girlfriend once owned. Problem is the surfer has lived his life without taking responsibility for his actions. Now he must change his ways to run a business, whether he is ready or not. Brad Silberling will direct the pilot, written by show creator Robin Schiff. Fonseca has been cast as Winter, aRead More
omari hardwick
With “Breaking Bad” over and done (sob), television needs a new drug-dealing antihero. Maybe Omari Hardwick‘s James “Ghost” St. Patrick could fit the bill. “Power,” the upcoming Starz series about a mysterious man leading a double life recently began filming, and it will also star up and comers Lela Loren, Naturi Naughton, Andy Bean, Sinqua Walls, Adam Huss, J.R. Ramirez and La La Anthony. Also starring in a recurring role is executive producer Curtis Jackson, a.k.a. 50 Cent, which is awesome. Deadline reports that “Power” is centered around “Ghost” St. Patrick (Hardwick), a nightclub business mogulRead More
It’s been a long process, but it looks like Aaron Johnson will officially be Quicksilver in Joss Whedon’s Marvel superhero team-up sequel “The Avengers: Age of Ultron,” with his contract talks finally closing today, according to The Wrap. The Wrap reports scheduling issues with Johnson’s publicity commitments to another potential franchise, “Godzilla,” was what kept his deal from being finalized for so long. With his schedule now cleared, it must be only a matter of time until Elizabeth Olsen’s deal comes together as well, since his “Godzilla” co-star is inRead More
Watch out, Evan Peters, a new Quicksilver may be coming to town. By now we all know of the struggle between Fox and Marvel in their dueling bids to use twin mutants Pietro and Wanda Maximoff in “X-Men: Days of Future Past” and “The Avengers 2”, with Fox and director Bryan Singer throwing the first gauntlet with the casting of Peters. Today the duel got a little more real, with The Wrap reporting Aaron Johnson has emerged as the top choice for the role in Marvel and Joss Whedon’s superheroRead More
Chloe Moretz is in talks to join Charlize Theron in the adaptation of Gillian Flynn novel “Dark Places”, according to Deadline. Gilles Paquet-Brenner is writing the script and will direct the adaptation of the 2009 hit novel. Theron takes over the role of Libby Day, originally earmarked for Amy Adams, who, at seven years old, witnessed the murder of her entire family and later testified that her fifteen year old brother Ben was the killer. Twenty-five years later, a secret society obsessed with solving notorious crimes pumps Libby for theRead More
Newly minted Oscar winner Anne Hathaway, Chloe Moretz, Mark Webber and Sam Rockwell are all in negotiations to join “Your Sister’s Sister” director Lynn Shelton’s next film, “Laggies”, according to Deadline. The long-gestating project will see Hathaway as Megan, a perpetually immature 28 year old, who responds to her boyfriend’s (Webber) marriage proposal with a major freakout. Telling everyone she’s going on a work-related trip, she instead spends a week hanging out with her new best friend, Moretz’s 16 year old high school student. Paul Rudd had at one pointRead More
Two more funny guys are joining Nicholas Stoller comedy “Townies”, with Deadline reporting Dave Franco and Christopher Mintz-Plasse have jumped on board, joining previously cast Seth Rogen and Zac Efron. Andrew Cohen and Brendan O’Brien wrote the screenplay for the long-gestating film, which sparked a bidding war last summer, about a family man (Rogen) who lives near a fraternity house and finds himself at odds with one of the frat brothers (Efron), whose constant partying and raucous behavior is wreaking havoc on his neighbor’s life. No word on who FrancoRead More
One of our most anticipated but long-gestating projects appears to finally be getting some traction, with Variety reporting documentary director RJ Cutler is in talks to direct and Chloe Moretz attached to star in “If I Stay”, the Gaylfe Forman young adult novel that had Dakota Fanning in the lead role back in 2010. Moretz will play the role of Mia, a young classical musician with an adoring family and rocker boyfriend. When she and her entire family are in a catastrophic car accident, she finds herself on the edgeRead More
We knew it wouldn’t be Joseph Gordon-Levitt, but now it looks like “Godzilla” won’t be fended off by Scoot McNairy, Caleb Landry Jones or Henry Cavill either. Instead, a new contender has taken the frontrunner role in this casting game, with Deadline now reporting Aaron Johnson has emerged as the first choice for the lead role in Gareth Edwards’ reboot of the classic Japanese monster movie. Frank Darbont is now putting the final touches on a rewrite, and Johnson is said to be interested, but waiting to make his decisionRead More
Chloe Moretz, Tim Robbins and Michelle Pfeiffer will play house for dysfunctional family comedy “Man Under”, according to Deadline. Robbins will also direct the film from a screenplay by Ann Cherkis, which follows a New York family whose lives are turned upside down when photographs of them are displayed in a museum and they become overnight celebrities. This will be the second time Moretz and Pfeiffer play mother and daughter after doing so – with a supernatural twist – in Tim Burton’s “Dark Shadows.” Moretz broke out big time inRead More