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She conquered “The Hunger Games” and now Leven Rambin is ready to take on another successful teen franchise as Variety reports the rising actress has joined Logan Lerman in “Percy Jackson and The Olympians: The Sea of Monsters”, the sequel to the 2010 modestly successful adaptation. Lerman will reprise his lead role as Jackson, an ordinary teenager who discovers he’s the son of Poseidon, and also returning from the original film are Alexandra Daddario as Annabeth, daughter of Athena, Brandon T. Jackson as Grover, a satyr, and Jake Abel asRead More
Newcomer Jonny Westin embodies that carefree California cool in our first look at him on the set of “Of Men and Mavericks”, the biopic of legendary surfer Jay Moriarty, in which he plays the lead. The film, directed by Curtis Hanson – then finished off by Michael Apted when Hanson had health issues – chronicles Moriarty’s quest to ride the infamous waves at Mavericks, a Northern California surf spot that produces up to 80 foot waves in winter. He made the cover of Surfer magazine at the age of 16Read More
Proving nepotism isn’t always rife in Hollywood, Scott Eastwood, son of Clint, is joining his Hollywood legend father in “Trouble With The Curve” after auditioning for the role. The sports flick, also starring Justin Timberlake, features elder Eastwood as an aging, sight impaired baseball scout who travels with his daughter (to be played by Amy Adams) to Atlanta to check out a hot new prospect. Younger Eastwood is to play Billy Clark, “a slumping minor league player who the the protag discovered and still has faith in”. Eastwood’s first roleRead More
Psycho Oliver’s at it again. That crazy kid from the first season of “The O.C.” who took Marissa hostage at gunpoint will still be messing with people’s lives, according to Variety. Taylor Handley has signed on to play the villain role in Curtis Hanson’s surfing drama “Of Men and Mavericks” (formerly just “Mavericks”), a biopic of surfing legend Jay Moriarty. Newcomer Jonny Weston has the lead role of Moriarity, a Northern California surfer who became renowned for surfing the treacherous waves at Mavericks, a surf spot near Santa Cruz. HeRead More