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Abigail Breslin will play Julia Roberts’ daughter in “August: Osage County”, according to Deadline. Meryl Streep plays the family matriarch and Juliette Lewis has also joined the cast (replacing Andrea Riseborough) of the big screen adaptation of Tracy Letts’ Pulitzer- and Tony-winning play. Letts’ play follows one dysfunctional family in Oklahoma over the course of several weeks one summer as they come together in the wake of the father’s disappearance. Streep’s Violet is the pill-popping matriarch, while Roberts plays her oldest daughter Barbara, who’s separated from her husband. Lewis playsRead More
Following in the footsteps of Shane West, Ryan Gosling, Channing Tatum and Zac Efron, former soap star Josh Duhamel is set to become the latest hottie to make girls everywhere swoon and cry, as Variety reports he is now in negotiations to play the male lead in “Safe Haven”, the latest big screen adaptation of a Nicholas Sparks bestseller. Keira Knightley had entered talks to play the female lead, but that fell through and the search is still on for Duhamel’s love interest. Lasse Hallstrom directs the film that followsRead More
Before she became a household name on Fox series “Glee”, Lea Michele was a rising star on the Broadway stage after originating the female lead role of Wendla in hit musical “Spring Awakening.” Well, it should come as no surprise that as director McG gears up to adapt the musical for the big screen, he is keen to get Michele to reprise her role – schedule permitting. He tells E! Online, “We’re talking to Lea Michele because she made the role of Wendla famous and we’ll see if that pansRead More
Teen actress Abigail Breslin has signed on to star in Virgin Mary, a new sex comedy about two teenagers who vow to lose their virginity with each other if they have yet to, by the age of 18. Also starring Carter Jenkins, the film looks set to be in the vein of ‘Sixteen Candles’, according to Variety. Directed by Beth Schacter, Breslin and Jenkins will be supported by Keke Palmer and Daryl Sabar. Filming is to begin early in 2012, perhaps ready for the fall festival season that year. Breslin’sRead More
Abigail Breslin, who starred in Little Miss Sunshine and Zombieland, has signed on to star in A Class Project to be directed by Stan Brooks. Adapted from the 2008 book “The Class Project: How To Kill a Mother: The True Story of Canada’s Infamous Bathtub Girls”, the film will tell the true tale of two Canadian sisters who, tired of their mother’s alcoholism and her abusive boyfriends, plot to kill her. The crime was not discovered for over a year. Production is due to start next month, but there isRead More
Joel Courtney has found his partner in crime. The young “Super 8” star, who was cast as Tom Sawyer in a new adaptation of the Mark Twain classic last week, will be joined by Disney Channel star Jake T. Austin as the even more mischievous Huck Finn, reports Variety. The new film, “Tom Sawyer & Huckleberry Finn”, was written and will be directed by Jo Kaster. Twain’s “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer” centers around a young boy growing up in a small town along the Mississippi River in the 19thRead More
Jon Bon Jovi is getting a major downgrade in the romance department for Gary Marshall‘s holiday-themed romantic comedy “New Year’s Eve”. Previously set to rekindle the flames with the beautiful and talented Halle Berry as her rock star ex, he will now have to do with the always unpleasant and recent box office bomb Katherine Heigl instead. Deadline reports that Berry dropped out and Heigl jumped in due to the true ensemble nature of the film, which would require very little time commitment for the new mom. No worries onRead More
Gary Marshall’s “New Year’s Eve” party just keeps getting bigger. Josh Duhamel is the latest actor to RSVP his attendance, as The Wrap reports today. Seth Meyers and Jon Bon Jovi jumped on board a couple of days ago, joining the already enormous cast that includes Halle Berry, Jessica Biel, Abigail Breslin, Robert De Niro, Zac Efron, Ashton Kutcher, Lea Michele, Sarah Jessica Parker, Michelle Pfeiffer, Hilary Swank and Sofia Vergara. The film follows intertwining lives and romantic escapades of a large group of New Yorkers over the course ofRead More
“Saturday Night Live” head writer and Weekend Update anchor Seth Meyers is the latest cast member added to Gary Marshall’s “New Years Eve”, reports THR. Singer Jon Bon Jovi will also join the already announced cast that includes Halle Berry, Jessica Biel, Abigail Breslin, Robert De Niro, Zac Efron, Ashton Kutcher, Lea Michele, Sarah Jessica Parker, Michelle Pfeiffer, Hilary Swank and Sofia Vergara. With the new casting report also comes some plot details, as Bon Jovi will play a rock star who shares a romantic history with Berry’s character andRead More
We’re running out of puns here! British beauty Sienna Miller is the latest to join the large ensemble cast of Gary Marshall’s “New Year’s Eve”, the follow-up to the similarly holiday themed romantic comedy “Valentine’s Day”. Miller joins a cast that already includes Jessica Biel, Abigail Breslin, Lea Michele, Ashton Kutcher, Sarah Jessica Parker, Michelle Pfeiffer, Zac Efron and Hilary Swank, according to Variety. The film follows interweaving romantic tales of several New Yorkers over the course of one New Year’s Eve, and while Kutcher and Biel were in “Valentine’sRead More