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Sam Claflin, Max Irons and Douglas Booth indulge in the posh privleges of “The Riot Club” at Oxford University as seen in the first trailer for the Lone Scherfig-directed dramatic thriller. Originally titled “Posh” and based on Laura Wade’s 2010 play, “The Riot Club” centers on two first-year students, Alistair (Claflin) and Miles (Irons), who join the fictional elite dining society at Oxford University, known as the Riot Club, where reputations are easily vulnerable and prestige is always at stake. The trailer, which kinda reminds me of David Fincher’s “TheRead More
The privileged young men of Lone Scherfig’s “Posh” line up for a group photo in the first official stills released from the big screen adaptation of Laura Wade’s controversial 2010 play, unveiled today by Empire Online. Max Irons and Sam Claflin have the lead roles and are front and center here, while a second still has them conversing with Holliday Grainger, who plays a classmate. Irons and Claflin play Miles and Allister, first year students (kinda pushing it there) who are desperate to join the Riot Club, the most exclusiveRead 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
Lone Scherfig’s big screen adaptation of 2010 controversial play “Posh” has wrapped up filming, but we’ve confirmed some final bits of casting thanks to a tip from U&C reader Elle: “Downton Abbey” star Jessica Brown-Findlay and fellow British up and comers Olly Alexander, Sam Reid and Matthew Beard as well as “The Book Thief” star Ben Schnetzer are also part of the ensemble cast that includes Max Irons, Freddie Fox, Sam Claflin, Douglas Booth, Holliday Grainger and Natalie Dormer. This mostly young, white and male cast play members of TheRead More
Gemma Arterton has talked freely about the myriad of in development projects she is attached to, and many of them have never come to fruition, but it looks like one finally will. Variety is reporting “The Keys to the Street,” one of Christopher Nolan’s first screenplays, adapted from the novel by Ruth Rendell, is finally happening. The film, co-written by Nolan and Michael Stokes, now has a director, Julius Sevcik, and Arterton has two new co-stars, Tim Roth and Max Irons. Filming is set to begin in the first quarterRead More
“Game of Thrones” actress Natalie Dormer has joined the ensemble cast of Lone Scherfig’s adaptation of “Posh”, an adaptation of Laura Wade’s 2010 play that already stars Max Irons, Sam Claflin and Douglas Booth. Deadline reported the news, and Dormer becomes the second female cast member after Holliday Grainger’s joined the film in March. The film is already shooting in England, with Irons and Freddie Fox spotted on set last week. The mostly young, white and male cast play members of The Riot Club, a fictional version of The BullingdonRead More
Marx Irons dons a backpack and does his best to look like a teenager again in the first set photos from his new film “Posh.” Lone Scherfig’s adaptation of Laura Wade’s 2010 controversial play centers around the ficticious The Riot Club, a fictional version of The Bullingdon Club, an exclusive society at Oxford University to which such prominent British figures as Prime Minister David Cameron belonged. The entire play is set over the course of one evening when the ten members of the club have their termly dinner. As theirRead More
UPDATE: We somehow missed this report from last month, but Britain’s The Daily Mail reports “The Borgias” actress Holliday Grainger is in talks for one of the few female roles in the film, while Emma Watson also met with the director but ultimately couldn’t take a different role. Daily Mail also updates Robert Pattinson has passed on the project. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: The gang’s almost all here. After initial reports of negotiations in March, British actors Sam Claflin (“The Hunger Games: Catching Fire”) and Douglas Booth (“Jupiter Ascending”) have now officiallyRead More

Posted On March 18, 2013By Linda GeIn General News

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It’s one of the most anticipated films of the year and we’ve partnered with Open Road Films to give away some great prizes to celebrate the release of “The Host”! What if everything you love was taken from you in the blink of an eye? “The Host” is the next epic love story from the creator of the “Twilight Saga,” worldwide bestselling author, Stephenie Meyer. When an unseen enemy threatens mankind by taking over their bodies and erasing their memories, Melanie Stryder (Saoirse Ronan) will risk everything to protect theRead More
“The Host” star Max Irons is the first actor to be confirmed to be joining Lone Scherfig’s adaptation of hit play “Posh”, according to THR. On Friday Irons, Sam Claflin, Douglas Booth and Robert Pattinson were first reported to be in various stages of discussions with the production about taking four of the ten or so roles available. THR also echos the original report that Pattinson, out of all the actors, is the least solidified, indicating “he’s being circled more than he’s circling” the project. Laura Wade’s 2010 hit playRead More