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After an award winning turn as Stephen Hawkins, Eddie Redmayne may be joining a major magical franchise. Variety reports the actor is the frontrunner for the starring role in the “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.” The “Harry Potter” spinoff is set about 70 years before Harry headed to Hogwarts and is based on a magical textbook titled “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.” The series, which will be at least a trilogy, follows the author of the textbook named Newt Scamander and his adventures. Nicholas Hoult was another nameRead More
In between stints on USA’s “Graceland,” Aaron Tveit is set to do some more undercover work in his newest film, an indie comedy called “They Might Be Kennedys,” the production company announced today. Tveit is set for the leading role of Johnny Manicotti, one half of a 1980s duo who try to escape their dead end lives by pretending to be Kennedys up in Hyannis Port. “Glee” star Kevin McHale is set for the role of Maicotti’s friend, Teddy Mulligan. Filmmakers describe “They Might Be Kennedys” as “Wedding Crashers meetsRead More
Eddie Redmayne is getting ready to reunite with his “Les Miserables” director Tom Hooper on another period piece, according to Deadline. “The Danish Girl” is based on the real life of artist Einar Wegener and takes its title from the novel of the same name by David Ebershoff. Redmayne will play Wegener in the film, who lived in the 1930s with his California born wife Gerda. Wegener eventually became one of the first men to undergo operations to become a woman, with the official description of the book saying itRead More
We’ve got Miles Teller, Kate Mara, Michael B. Jordan and Jamie Bell locked in as the new “Fantastic Four,” and now the attention turns to who will play the iconic villain Dr. Doom. The Wrap is reporting four young British rising stars are the finalists for the gig, and they are: Domhnall Gleeson, Toby Kebbell, Eddie Redmayne and Sam Riley. This is contrary to previous reports, which indicated that Fox and director Josh Trank had been searching for an older and bigger star to play the villain, perhaps to offsetRead More
Poor Meg just can’t catch a break. According to Deadline, Mila Kunis is out and Amanda Seyfried is in as the female lead of Seth MacFarlane’s sequel to last summer’s hit raunchy teddy bear comedy “Ted.” There are no plot details yet, but it will follow the continuing adventures of John (Mark Wahlberg) and his foul-mouthed, immature best friend, who’s his talking childhood teddy bear, now all grown up. In the first film, Kunis played Lori, John’s longtime girlfriend who had finally had enough of the childish antics of herRead More
Amanda Seyfried is part of the cast of Gary Oldman’s long-gestating feature directorial debut, the director tells Absolutely Magazine (found by Go4Everyone via this Oldman fansite). The film is called “Flying Horse” and also stars Oldman himself, Benedict Cumberbatch and Ralph Fiennes. “Flying Horse” is a biopic of photographer Eadweard Muybridge, but may be more of a crime thriller, since Mybridge (to be playd by Fiennes in the film) ultimately discovered his young wife (likely Seyfried) had been having an affair with a theater critic (Cumberbatch). Muybridge traveled to seeRead More
Here’s a long-gestating project suddenly popping up again. Back in 2011 Emma Stone became attached to rom com “He’s F-ing Perfect” but we didn’t hear much about it after that. Well, not surprisingly, she’s out, but the project is not dead. The Will Ferrell and Adam McKay produced and Jake Szymanski directed film now has a new star as well, in Amanda Seyfried, according to Variety. Now Seyfried will take over for Stone to play a thoroughly modern, thoroughly cynical media savvy girl who uses the internet to screen allRead More
Amanda Seyfried has signed on for the co-lead role in multi-generational drama “Fathers and Daughters” opposite her “Les Miserables” co-star Russell Crowe, The Wrap reports. You guys, Javert is Cosette’s dad! We just cracked this whole “Les Mis” thing wide open. Set 25 years apart and described as “a love story”, Crowe will play an acclaimed writer in the 1980s who recently lost his wife and is struggling with raising his five year old daughter while battling mental illness. Seyfried will play that daughter, Katie, all grown up in modernRead More
Three British rising stars have come together to star in wartime drama “The Devil’s Harvest,” according to Deadline. Aneurin Barnard, Samantha Barks and Max Irons are joining a cast that also includes Ben Kingsley and Terence Stamp. George Mendeluk is currently directing the film in Ukraine with Aneurin in the role of Mykola, a young man “growing up in rural Ukraine who finds his life changed forever by the invasion of the Red Army and the subsequent persecution of his family and fellow countrymen as Stalin’s regime extends into EasternRead More
“Shake It Up” may be ending, but Bella Thorne already has another project waiting in the wings. Deadline reports that Thorne, along with Aaron Tveit, Frank Grillo, and Kyra Sedgwick, has signed on for indie thriller “Big Sky”. Thorne will play Hazel, a teen dealing with an extreme case of agoraphobia, and Sedgwick will play her overprotective mother, Dee.  On their way to a desert facility to seek treatment for Hazel, the two find themselves attacked by gunmen (Grillo and Tveit), and it’s up to Hazel to ensure their survival.Read More