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Chris Evans Playing It Cool
Chris Evans explores the incessant rom-com theme of whether heterosexual males and females can ever be just friends in the first trailer for Justin Reardon‘s “Playing It Cool.” Originally titled the less clichéd “A Many Splintered Thing,” the Chris Shafer and Paul Vicknair-scripted rom-com stars Evans, fresh from receiving U.S. distribution for his directorial debut “Before We Go,” as an aspiring action movie screenwriter who is forced by his agent, Bryan (played by Evans’ “Captain American: The Winter Soldier” co-star Anthony Mackie) to pay his dues with a rom-com inRead More
Ashley Benson
The Wrap reports that “Pretty Little Liars” star Ashley Benson, 24, has joined the cast of Chris Columbus‘ “Pixels” as Lady Lisa, a “beautiful warrior from the fictional ’80s video game Dojo Quest.” Filming is now underway in Toronto for Sony’s Adam Sandler-led action-comedy — due in theaters on March 15, 2015 — which is based on the 2010 short film by Patrick Jean about ’80s videos game characters like PacMan and Space Invaders taking over New York City. Sandler stars as Sam Brenner, an ’80s video game champion whoRead More
Another beautiful and in love young couple is probably about to meet heartbreak in the first trailer released for the latest Nicholas Sparks adaptation, “The Best of Me.” Liana Liberato and Luke Bracey fall in love as teenagers, but are of course separated, though their story picks up again 20 years later as Michelle Monaghan and James Marsden meet again as adults. There’s actually no tragedy foretold in this first teaser trailer, just lots of frolicking and declarations of love and sexytimes between both couples, young and old, but comeRead More
'A Many Splintered Thing'
Between production on “Captain America: The First Avenger” and “Captain America: Winter Soldier,” Chris Evans was busy filming the indie relationship comedy, “A Many Splintered Thing.” Shot in 2012, the film has yet to be screened or released to the public, and although there is still no word yet on when it will be released, or even if its production is complete, the first photos of Evans and his co-stars have surfaced. The story seems simple: unrequited love motivates a guy to write about his experience. This sounds exactly like allRead More
Michelle Monaghan
THR.com reports that Michelle Monaghan, 38, has joined the cast of the Chris Columbus-directed action adventure film “Pixels,” which will see popular video game characters of the 1980s being reincarnated on the big screen. “Pixels” is based on a 2010 internet short, which will “tell what happens when aliens misinterpret video feeds of classic arcade games as a declaration of war against them. They begin a war on the human race, using the games as models for their various assaults. The U.S. president (Kevin James) turns to his childhood bestRead More
He’s conquered Broadway and Netflix, and now Sebastian Arcelus is setting his sights on the big screen. According to Deadline, the “House of Cards” alum has landed a role in upcoming Nicholas Sparks adaptation “The Best of Me,” starring Michelle Monaghan and James Marsden in the lead roles. Michael Hoffman is directing the romantic drama based on Sparks’ novel of the same name, which follows two former high school sweethearts who are brought back together years later when they return to their hometown to mourn the passing of a friend.Read More
“Thor” star Jaimie Alexander has booked a pair of new projects, one each on the big and small screens, according to Deadline. She has joined Ryan Murphy’s drama pilot for HBO, “Open,” as a series regular, and will also topline indie film “Money Is Money” opposite Luke Bracey. There are no plot details on “Money Is Money,” but Murphy’s “Open” is centered around five lead characters, as played by Michelle Monaghan, Scott Speedman, Wes Bentley, Anna Torv and Jennifer Jason Leigh, and is described as “a modern, provocative exploration ofRead More
The latest Nicholas Sparks adaptation has found its leading lady in Michelle Monaghan, who will star in “The Best of Me,” according to THR. Michael Hoffman will direct the film which is about two former high school sweethearts who reconnect years later when they both return to their small coastal town. So, you know, something new from Sparks. Monaghan has played many “girlfriend” roles opposite such movie stars as Robert Downey, Jr. in “Kiss Kiss Bang Bang” and “Due Date,” Tom Cruise in “Mission Impossible 3,” Jake Gyllenhaal in “SourceRead More
Anthony Mackie, Aubrey Plaza, Giovanni Ribisi and Philip Baker Hall are all in talks to join Chris Evans and Michelle Monaghan in indie “anti-romantic comedy” “A Many Splintered Thing”, reports Variety. Evans plays a man disillusioned with love, who meets the beautiful but engaged Monaghan while pretending to be a philanthropist at a charity dinner. He pretends to put himself into the Friend Zone in order to continue to pursue her romantically. No word on who any of the aforementioned new cast additions will play, but according to Deadline, TopherRead More
Chris Evans and Michelle Monaghan will star in indie comedy “A Many Splintered Thing”, reports Deadline from Toronto. In the film described as an anti-romantic comedy, Evans will play a man disillusioned with love, who meets the beautiful but engaged Monaghan while pretending to be a philanthropist at a charity dinner. He pretends to put himself into the Friend Zone in order to continue to pursue her romantically. Commercials director Justin Reardon makes his feature directorial debut from a Black List script by Chris Shafer & Paul Vicknair. Production beginsRead More