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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
A rather eclectic collection of young actresses are vying for the female lead in “Burt Wonderstone”, the magician comedy that sees Steve Carell and Jim Carrey as rival illusionists on the Las Vegas strip. Deadline reports the shortlist right now conists of Michelle Monaghan, Judy Greer, Olivia Wilde, Sarah Silverman and Jessica Biel. The Don Scardino-directed comedy sees Carell as the title character, a magician who splits from his longtime partner and finds himself on the verge of being upstaged by a hip David Blaine type street magician who beginsRead More
Call it a win-win situation. Jennifer Garner is gearing up to welcome a third child, and subsequently has left the door open for Olivia Wilde to add another movie to her rapidly filling upcoming slate. Garner had been attached to play the female lead in dark indie comedy “Better Living Through Chemistry”, but due to her just-announced pregnancy, has had to drop out. Variety reports Wilde is now in negotiations to take her place opposite Sam Rockwell (who himself is a replacement, taking the role left vacant by Jeremy Renner).Read More
“Unstoppable” meets “Groundhog Day” in the first trailer for Duncan Jones’ new sci-fi thriller “Source Code”, starring Jake Gyllenhaal as a soldier who is transported into the body of a man aboard a bomb-rigged train doomed to explode and kill all its passengers. He has 8 minutes to solve the mystery of who the bomber is in order to prevent another attack set to take place 6 hours later. If he can’t solve the riddle, the train explodes, he dies and is then sent back in to try again andRead More