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A24 has unveiled the first trailer for Lynn Shelton‘s “Laggies” starring Keira Knightley, Chloe Grace Moretz and Sam Rockwell. The film, which made its debut at the Sundance Film Festival back in January, follows Megan (Knightley), a 28-year-old woman who has troubles adjusting to life as an adult. When her boyfriend, Anthony (Mark Webber), proposes to her, she gets cold feet and hides out at the home of her 16-year-old friend, Annika (Moretz). As seen in the trailer, what appears to be a foolish decision may actually turn out toRead More
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In addition to having “Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit” hitting the big screens, Keira Knightley will also debut a much more small-scale film this week. Knightley teams up with Lynn Shelton for her latest feature, “Laggies.” Entertainment Weekly has unveiled both a new still image of Knightley in the film, as well as an interview with Shelton. “Laggies” follows Megan (Knightley), a 28-year-old woman who can’t seem to adjust to life as an adult. After her boyfriend (Mark Webber) proposes to her, she gets cold feet and hides out at theRead More
The Sundance Film Festival is easily one of our favorite times of the year, and this is even before any of us have had the chance to attend for ourselves yet. But it’s exciting from afar for two reasons: It breathes some fresh air into an Oscar season that’s already plenty stale by the end of January, and it gives us a preview of what the upcoming year’s film slate looks like. It doesn’t hurt that every year we are always introduced to some fresh talent who will inevitably endRead More
Jason Reitman is gathering up an impressive young cast to play teenagers in the midst of their sexual coming of age in his next film, “Men, Women and Children,” which has begun filming in Austin, Texas. THR reports “Divergent” star Ansel Elgort and “Short Term 12″‘s breaktout Kaitlyn Dever are among the latest to join the cast, which also includes Timothée Chalamet, Olivia Crocicchia and Elena Kampouris, as well as the previously announced Katherine Hughes and Travis Tope. The adults in the film, parents to the kids, will be playedRead More
Chloe Moretz and Keira Knightley make for unlikely best friends in our first look at Lynn Shelton’s comedy “Laggies,” announced today to have its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival next month. The first photo, featuring Knightley driving Moretz somewhere, doesn’t give us much info, but we know that Knightley – taking over for Anne Hathaway – plays an almost-30-something who refuses to grow up. Reacting to her boyfriend’s (Mark Webber) proposal, she runs away from home, essentially, telling everyone she’s on a business trip but instead hiding out atRead More
The Sundance Film Festival today announced their out-of-competition Premieres lineup, generally made up of the most high profile and star-studded new films to be screening for the first time in Utah. Among the highlights are “I Origins,” the latest from Brit Marling (is it really Sundance if Marling isn’t there?), Shailene Woodley’s follow-up to last year’s award-winning “The Spectacular Now,” Gregg Araki’s “White Bird in a Blizzard,” and Anna Kendrick in her third Sundance film this year, thriller “The Voices” with Ryan Reynolds (Kendrick also has Joe Swanberg’s “Happy Christmas”Read More
The ever-busy Chloe Moretz has found her next project and is attached to star in “November Criminals” from “Hitchcock” director Sacha Gervasi, according to The Wrap. Based on the 2011 novel of the same name by Sam Munson, the story is set in Washington DC and follows Addison Schacht, a high school senior juggling getting into college, selling drugs to his classmates and his complicated relationship with his best friend Phoebe aka Digger (who will be played by Moretz in the film). All that gets shoved aside though, when aRead More
Keira Knightley is the latest rising actress to take creative control into her own hands by signing on to produce as well as star in her next project, an adaptation of psychological thriller novel “The Other Typist,” according to THR. Fox Searchlight picked up the rights to Suzanne Rindell’s debut novel, which was released just last month and is set in 1920s New York. Knightley will play protagonist Rose, a typist for the New York City police department. While the era of the flapper-girl unfolds around her, Rose finds herselfRead More
Rising indie actress Kaitlyn Dever has joined the cast of Lynn Shelton’s dark comedy “Laggies”, according to The Wrap. Keira Knightley (who replaced Anne Hathaway) and Chloe Moretz star in the film, with Sam Rockwell and Mark Webber in supporting roles. Knightley plays Megan, a 28 year old woman who’s stuck in perpetual adolescence. She reacts badly to her boyfriend’s (Webber) marriage proposal, telling everyone she’s going on a work trip but instead hiding out with her new teenage best friend Annika (Moretz), who is outspoken and doesn’t think muchRead More
British actress Keira Knightley is in talks to join Benedict Cumberbatch in “The Imitation Game”, the biopic of tortured mathematical genius Alan Turing, according to Variety. Benedict was cast back in February, taking over the lead role that had once been earmarked for Leonardo Dicaprio. Norwegian director Morten Tyldum is helming the film about British mathematician Turing, who helped the Allies defeat the Germans by cracking the enemy’s “Enigma Code” during WWII, but a decade later was prosecuted by his own government for being a homosexual. Rather than take aRead More