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“Bond 24” is officially on its way and this morning, many new details were revealed. “Spectre” is the official title of the film, which will see Daniel Craig returning as 007, Naomie Harris back as Eve, aka Miss Moneypenny, Ben Whishaw returning as gadget master Q and Ralph Fiennes continuing on as the new M. New additions to the cast include Lea Seydoux as the newest Bond Girl Madeline Swan, first rumored over the summer. Monica Belluci is also on board as another lovely friend or foe for Bond toRead More
Lea Seydoux James Bond

Posted On August 6, 2014By Alfonso EspinaIn Casting

Léa Seydoux Frontrunner to Play Bond Girl in ‘Bond 24’

French actress Léa Seydoux is reportedly the top choice to star opposite Daniel Craig in the next James Bond film. The aptly nicknamed “Bond 24” will be the 24th film in the British spy franchise and will see the return of both director Sam Mendes and screenwriter John Logan of “Skyfall.” In addition to Craig as 007, Ralph Fiennes, Naomie Harris and Ben Whishaw are all set to reprise their roles as M, Moneypenny and Q, respectively. Details on the Bond girl that Seydoux is being considered for have yetRead More
Gaspard Ulliel Saint Laurent
The first trailer has debuted for Bertrand Bonello‘s Yves Saint Laurent biopic “Saint Laurent” starring Gaspard Ulliel, Jérémie Renier, Louis Garrel, and Léa Seydoux. Not to be confused with Jalil Lespert‘s Pierre Niney-led “Yves Saint Laurent,” which made is debut months earlier at the Berlin Film Festival in February, Bonnello’s “Saint Laurent” has Ulliel starring as the legendary French fashion designer whose fashion house continues to run nearly sixty years since he first started his career in 1958. However, unlike Lespert’s film, Bonello’s biopic did not have official approval ofRead More
Lea Seydoux Grand Central
Tahar Rahim and Léa Seydoux have an affair against the backdrop of a nuclear power plant in the first trailer for Rebecca Zlotowski‘s “Grand Central.” Rahim stars as Gary Manda, a man whose struggles in life, which includes a criminal record, lead him to get a job as a decontamination sub-contractor at a nuclear power plant in France. Whilst facing the dangers of having to work in a setting with such high levels of radiation, he also gets involved in an illicit love affair with Karole (Seydoux), the fiancée ofRead More
Ever year, Vanity Fair spotlights some of the hottest rising actors and actresses of the moment by putting them on the cover of their Hollywood issue, and this year they’ve done it again, featuring iconic movie stars Julia Roberts and George Clooney flanked by a plethora of some of our favorite rising stars, including: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Idris Elba, Jared Leto, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Naomie Harris, Brie Larson, Chadwick Boseman, Margot Robbie and Lea Seydoux. This year’s cover features three first time Oscar nominees. Ejofor is nominated for BestRead More
“The Beauty and the Beast” is a familiar classic to all of us English speaking folk thanks to Walt Disney, but many probably don’t know the particulars of the original French fairy tale “La Belle et la Bête.” This upcoming French-language live-action retelling of the story looks like it’s going back to its roots and telling a darker tale than its English animated cousin. Sprawling landscapes, detailed costumes and sets all feature. Director Christophe Gans looks like he wants to make an epic, and he also looks like he’s gone for aRead More
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts have unveiled their finalists for the 2014 EE Rising Star Award, awarded each year to up and coming film actors who broke through in the previous year, in this case 2013. This year’s five nominees were chosen by a committee that included actress Gemma Arterton (herself a former Rising Star nominee) and and film critic Mark Kermode. This year’s nominees are: Will Poulter, Lupita Nyong’o, Dane DeHaan, Lea Seydoux and George Mackay.Read More
Grand Budapest
If the first trailer released back in October for Wes Anderson‘s “The Grand Budapest Hotel” wasn’t enough to feed into your anticipation, then perhaps a second dose is what’s needed satisfy your appetite? A second, albeit much shorter trailer for the forthcoming comedy about the adventures of a hotel concierge (Ralph Fiennes) and his young protégé (Tony Revolori) has been unveiled today. Titled “Meet the Cast of Characters,” this second trailer focuses more on teasing each of the film’s quirky personalities rather than revealing tidbits on the plot. Alongside FiennesRead More
No, there’s no English subtitles on this one, but you know… it’s “Beauty and the Beast” (or “La Belle et La Bête” in this case). We all know this story. Lea Seydoux takes the role of Belle here, as the dutiful daughter who takes her father’s place as a prisoner of the mysterious monster known as the Beast, who used to look like Vincent Cassel in a past life. There’s a rose, a curse,some personified critters, and some taming of bad manners and falling in love, perhaps over some dancing.Read More
The prospect of a three-hour film is quite daunting before you step foot into the theater, and it would take a tremendous one in order to make an audience forget just how long its asses have been glued to those seats, but Abdellatif Kechiche accomplishes this with ease in his newest, much-talked-about Cannes Palme D’Or winner. Much more a portrait of a restless, depressed young woman than the grand love story it’s been advertised to be, “Blue is the Warmest Color” is nonetheless raw, intimate and powerful, and makes theRead More