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Swedish actress Noomi Rapace, 34, is in talks to take the leading role in Mikael Hafstrom-spy thriller “Unlocked,” according to a report by Deadline. “Unlocked” centers on a female CIA interrogator who becomes involved in a plot to launch a biological attack in London after being deceived into allowing a terrorist to provide important information to the wrong side. The script was written by Peter O’Brien and was among the top unproduced screenplays in the 2008 Black List. It went on to be picked up by Warner Bros. in 2010,Read More
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Tom Hardy does a pretty decent Brooklyn accent in our first look at footage from crime thriller “The Drop” (formerly “Animal Rescue,” based on the novel by Dennis Lehane), playing a bartender who gets drawn into dire circumstances after a robbery goes wrong at his establishment. Alright, so he’s not exactly an innocent, as the bar he runs with his cousin Marv (James Gandolfini) is called The Drop Bar for a reason – it’s the sight of illicit money exchanging hands between even more illicit characters night after night, soRead More
'The Drop'
Crime thriller “Animal Rescue” got a name change. Now it’s “The Drop,” and today distributor Fox Searchlight have released (via USA Today) four new stills from the film featuring Tom Hardy and James Gandolfini. Now, if history is to be trusted, this should mean that a trailer for the film should be dropping soon. But don’t take my word on that just yet. The film follows Hardy’s Bob Saginowski, a former criminal trying to get his life back in order. That turns out to be not so easy when heRead More
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Playing multiple characters is so hot right now. Taking a page from Tatiana Maslany and “Orphan Black”, Noomi Rapace is set to play no less than seven different characters in a new indie drama called “What Happened to Mondays?” according to THR. Max Botkin wrote the script about septuplet sisters who must remain hidden in an over-populated world that has a strict one-child policy. Siblings are not just frowned upon, they are forbidden and subject to government execution. The seven sisters must overcome their differences and help each other survive,Read More
European turned Hollywood movie stars Matthias Schoenaerts and Noomi Rapace have been set to star in thriller “Alive Alone”, which is being packaged to sell at Cannes this week, reports Deadline. Khurram Longi will make his directing debut on the film which focuses on the relationship between Schoenaerts’ ex-Guantanamo Bay detainee and Rapace as a young woman on the run from a crime boss. The “Animal Rescue” co-stars are taking over roles that back in 2009 had been earmarked for Samantha Morton and Chiwetel Ejiofor. Longi also wrote the script,Read More
Fast rising star Joel Kinnaman is in talks to star alongside recent break out stars Tom Hardy and Noomi Rapace in “Child 44“, a soviet-era drama adaptation. The film, set in the 1950s, is to be directed by Daniel Espinosa – meaning it will be the third collaboration between Kinnaman and Espinosa, who worked together on “Snabba Cash” and most recently the “Robocop” reboot. In the film, adapted for the screen by Richard Price, Hardy is a Soviet agent, who whilst investigating a series of murders soon becomes a targetRead More
Australian actor James Frecheville has officially cornered the market on crime dramas with the word “Animal” in the title. The “Animal Kingdom” star has signed on to “Animal Rescue”, according to Variety. The Tom Hardy-Noomi Rapace New York set crime drama will begin filming next week. Michael R. Roskam will direct from a short story by “Gone Baby Gone” author Dennis Lehane, who adapted the script himself. Hardy will play a man who wants to shed his criminal past but “gets mixed up in a bad heist and a killingRead More
Belgian actor Matthias Schoenarts is leveraging his breakout turn in “Rust and Bone” into more international film roles, and The Playlist reports his next project will be “Animal Rescue”, the New York set crime drama that has Tom Hardy and Noomi Rapace in the lead roles. Michael R. Roskam will direct from a short story by “Gone Baby Gone” author Dennis Lehane, who adapted the script himself. Hardy will play a man who wants to shed his criminal past but “gets mixed up in a bad heist and a killingRead More
The newest rising star duo to book back-to-back projects together are Tom Hardy and Noomi Rapace, who have not even began filming on their first collaboration, “Animal Rescue”, just yet, but are already making plans to do it again sometime soon. THR reports the two are in negotiations to star in Soviet-era spy thriller “Child 44″ for director Daniel Espinosa. They were rumored to have been eyed for the film back in December when their crime drama “Animal Rescue” casting came together, but now it’s firming up. They will husbandRead More
Tom Hardy is in final negotiations and Noomi Rapace has received an offer to star in crime drama “Animal Rescue”, according to Deadline. Michael R. Roskam will direct from a short story by “Gone Baby Gone” author Dennis Lehane, who adapted the script himself. Hardy will play a man who wants to shed his criminal past but “gets mixed up in a bad heist and a killing resulting from a lost and contested pit bull.” Like most of Lehane’s stories, it takes place in Boston, but because of the influxRead More