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Indie mainstay Brady Corbet is ready to step behind the camera for his feature directorial debut, and he’s cast Robert Pattinson, Juliette Binoche and Tim Roth to star in political drama “The Childhood of a Leader,” according to Variety. The film is vaguely described as the story of the childhood of a post-WWI leader, and is tentatively scheduled to begin filming in Europe in May. Corbet co-wrote the script with Mona Fastvold. Corbet previously made a short film called “Protect You + Me” (which can be seen in its entiretyRead More
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Well, we pretty much already knew this, but today Marvel has made it officially official: Elizabeth Olsen will play Scarlet Witch and Aaron Johnson will play Quicksilver in “The Avengers: Age of Ultron.” The two will join an all-star cast that includes Robert Downey, Jr. as Iron Man, Chris Evans as Captain America, Chris Hemsworth as Thor, Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow and Jeremy Renner as Hawkeye as well as James Spader as the big bad Ultron. The sequel will start filming under the direction of returning director Joss WhedonRead More
August 22nd UPDATE: Olsen’s deal is in the “final stages” of talks for the role, per THR. Saoirse Ronan is out, and Elizabeth Olsen may be in for the much talked-about Scarlet Witch role in Joss Whedon’s Marvel sequel “The Avengers: Age of Ultron”, according to Bleeding Cool. Olsen is apparently on Whedon’s radar after Ronan reportedly turned it down at some point, despite expressing interest earlier. Interestingly, Olsen’s “Godzilla” reboot co-star Aaron Johnson is up for the role of Scarlet Witch’s twin brother Quicksilver, and his deal is apparentlyRead More
Miles Teller is having a killer weekend. Not only is his critically acclaimed “The Spectacular Now” opening today, now comes word via The Wrap that the rising star is one of the frontrunners for the Mr. Fantastic role in Josh Trank’s reboot of “Fantastic Four.” The trade also adds that Elizabeth Olsen is in the mix as well, presumably for the role of Sue Storm, aka Invisible Woman. While no decision has been made, Teller is rumored to be Trank’s top choice for the role of Reed Richards, the team’sRead More
Busy rising star Brady Corbet has recently taken on two new projects, reports Deadline. He joins Ben Stiller, Amanda Seyfried, Naomi Watts and Adam Driver in Noah Baumbach’s ensemble comedy “While We’re Young,”, and will star in HBO miniseries “Olive Kitteridge” opposite Frances McDormand. Baumbach’s new comedy is about an uptight documentary filmmaker and his wife (Stiller and Watts) who learn toloosen up after befriending a free-spirited younger couple (Seyfried and Driver). No word on Corbet’s role there but in “Olive Kitteridge” he will play Henry Thibodeau, husband to Zoe Kazan’sRead More
Indie actor Brady Corbet has landed a “key role” in indie Pablo Escobar drama “Paradise Lost”, according to Deadline. “The Hunger Games” star Josh Hutcherson plays the lead in the film, a young surfer who visits his older brother (Corbet) in Colombia, falls for a local girl and then meets her uncle Pablo.Benicio Del Toro plays the infamous drug cartel kingpin. Andrea di Stefano wrote the script and will make his directorial debut on the film which begins shooting in Panama this month. Corbet is a steady presence on theRead More
The script is still being finalized, but Gareth Edwards and the “Godzilla” reboot producers are moving full steam ahead on casting to prepare for a scheduled March production start. Today Variety reports Bryan Cranston and Elizabeth Olsen have entered negotiations to join the cast, and previously rumored front-runner Aaron Johnson is in talks as well. The film is set for a May 16, 2014 release, so despite a messy lawsuit currently playing out in the courts, it will have to begin shooting soon. Frank Darabont is putting the finishing touchesRead More
UPDATE: Eva Green has been cast in the female lead role of Ava Lord, the titular Dame to kill for. Indie rising star Julia Garner is the latest to join the ever-growing cast of sequel “Sin City: A Dame to Kill For”, according to Deadline. She joins fellow newcomers Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Juno Temple, Josh Brolin, Ray Liotta and Jeremy Piven in Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez’s follow-up to their 2005 stylized hit “Sin City,” based on Miller’s graphic novel of the same name. Miller and Rodriguez are already underway filmingRead More
Recent Tony winner Nina Arianda has landed a big break on the big screen, and will play legendary folk singer Janis Joplin in a biopic to be directed by “Martha Marcy May Marlene” helmer Sean Durkin, according to Deadline. The film, titled “Joplin”, will chronicle the final six months of the singer’s life, with flashbacks to earlier times, and Arianda will perform several of Joplin’s best-known songs. Filming is set to begin early next year. “I’ve never in my life seen an actress walk on a stage and convey theRead More
Rooney Mara said no, then Mia Waikowska did too, but it seems Spike Lee may have finally found his leading lady for Korean revenge thriller remake “Oldboy.” Twitch Film is now reporting that Sundance darling Elizabeth Olsen is the latest starlet to receive an offer for the female lead role opposite Josh Brolin, while THR updates “early talks” have already begun and a deal is likely. Olsen, like Mara before her, is no stranger to playing young women with dark and twisted circumstances thrust upon them, so she seems likeRead More