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UPDATE: Latest rumor from Comic Book Movie indicates the other two candidates for the job are Ezra Miller and “Gossip Girl” star Penn Badgley. They wanted a “young John Hawkes” and it looks like they just might get one. The Wrap reports “Girls” breakout star Adam Driver is the frontrunner for the newly revealed role of Dick Grayson in Zack Snyder’s “Batman Vs. Superman” team-up flick. While most of the attention has focused on the search for the female lead, which may or may not be Wonder Woman, Latino ReviewRead More
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Ok, so it’s still not 100% officially confirmed that it’s really Wonder Woman, but add Variety to the list of sources now reporting actresses are lining up to test for an unknown role in “Batman vs Superman” that is probably, most likely, maybe Diana Prince, aka Wonder Woman. We heard about former Bond Girl Olga Kurylenko being up for the role yesterday, and now Variety adds two more names to the list: Gal Gadot, who plays Gisele in the “Fast and Furious” franchise, and Elodie Young, who played Rooney Mara’sRead More
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Olga Kurylenko is staying busy, now signing on to star in indie thriller “Mara,” it was announced by The Solution Entertainment Group today. On top of that, she has another potentially career-defining opportunity (yes, bigger than being a Bond Girl) on the horizon, as Schmoes Know report she is testing for Zack Snyder’s upcoming “Batman Vs. Superman” film, for the role widely believed to be Wonder Woman. First, the sure thing. “Mara” will be the directorial debut of Clive Tonge and is based on the real life phenomenon of sleepRead More
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Russell Crowe is set to direct his first movie, which he will, of course, also star in, and now he’s cast his leading lady. Former Bond girl Olga Kurylenko has landed the female lead role and will star opposite Crowe in “The Water Diviner,” according to Screen Daily. Filming is set to begin on December 2nd on the story set after World War I. Crowe is set to play an Australian farmer who arrives in Turkey in search of the fate of his three sons, who were declared missing inRead More

Posted On September 7, 2013By Brittney SeegersIn Casting

Olga Kurlyenko to Lead Thriller “Momentum”

Olga Kurlyenko, along with Vincent Cassel, will be leading “Momentum.” Morgan Freeman and Shea Wigman will be co-starring, Variety reports. Production is set to begin next January in Cape Town, with a release set for fall 2014. Not many plot details are known about the film, which is being described as an action thriller, but we do know that Kurlyenko’s character will be a thief on the run from Cassel’s assassin gang. The film is being produced by Anton Ernst, who believes Kurylenko’s role to be “the ultimate femme fataleRead More
Olga Kurylenko and Luke Bracey have joined Pierce Brosnan in spy thriller “November Man”, according to Screen Daily. Roger Donaldson is directing the film which also stars Bill Smitrovich. Brosnan plays an ex-CIA agent who “races against a former protégé to protect a woman with a secret.” Filming begins on May 20th. Kurylenko is one of our Faces to Watch in 2013 thanks to her dueling roles in Tom Cruise’s sci-fi epic “Oblivion” and Terrence Malick’s latest, “To the Wonder.” It’s clear the “Quantum of Solace” Bond Girl is notRead More
UPDATE: Deadline now reports Sami Gayle, Claire Foy an Ashley Charles have also joined the cast, with Gayle in the role of antagonist Mia, Charles as Jesse and Foy as Karp. “Shameless” star Cameron Monaghan is the latest young actor to get in on the YA franchise game, with the official Twitter for the film announcing that he has been cast as Mason Ashford in “Vampire Academy: Blood Sisters.” He joins previously cast stars Zoey Deutch, Lucy Fry, Danila Kozlovsky and Olga Kurylenko in the supernatural romance that begins filmingRead More

Posted On April 29, 2013By Linda GeIn Casting

Olga Kurylenko Enrolls at “Vampire Academy”

Former Bond Girl Olga Kurylenko is the latest to be cast in young adult adaptation “Vampire Academy: Blood Sisters”, according to Deadline. The main trio of Zoey Deutch, Lucy Fry and Danila Kozlovsky were cast back in February. Deutch’s Rose is a dhampir, or half-vampire trained to protect Moroi, a race of peaceful, benevolent and mortal vampires from the Strigoi – evil, undead vampires pop culture is probably more familiar with. She plays bodyguard to her best friend Lissa (Fry), who is a Moroi princess. They have fled St. Vladimir’sRead More

Posted On January 18, 2013By Linda GeIn Features

Up and Comers Presents: 20 Faces to Watch in 2013

After a somewhat unpredictable year in which the stars we expected to break out largely didn’t but fresh faces came out of nowhere to surprise us all, we are ready to look ahead to the new talent waiting to be discovered in 2013. It’s looking like a strong year with plenty of hopeful action stars ready to debut to the world for the first time and some who have been quietly working hard finally seeing their films released. As always, there’s a mix of names you’ve never heard of withRead More
Lovers silhouetted against windswept fields, sweeping camera movements, dreamy sequences that don’t fully make sense, soaring classical music. Yup, it’s a new Terrence Malick film alright, and this time, it’s Ben Affleck, Olga Kurylenko and Rachel McAdams frolicking about as Javier Bardem waxes poetic in voiceover about love. “To the Wonder” received mixed reviews when it premiered at the Venice Film Festival, and even Kurylenko and McAdams have been caught stumbling when trying to describe the film, which loosely follows Affleck’s character as he meets one girl (Kurylenko), falls inRead More