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Japanese actress Rinko Kikuchi, 32, has nabbed the lead role in Leonardo Guerra Seragnoli’s feature film debut “Last Summer,” according to a report by Variety. Kikuchi joins an ensemble cast that includes Lucy Griffiths, Yorick Van Wageningen and Laura Sofia Bach. “Last Summer” tells the story of Naomi, a Japanese woman (Kikuchi) who has only four days left to spend with her six-year-old son Ken, before she loses him in a custody battle to a wealthy Western man. To make matters worse, she is trapped like a prisoner in herRead More
That “Twilight” fanfiction that somehow got published and then somehow got movie people to agree to put it on the big screen has pulled off another coup, managing to snag some pretty talented and up and coming actors in the lead roles. “Pacific Rim”‘s Charlie Hunnam and “Ben and Kate”‘s Dakota Johnson will play Edward Cullen Christian Grey and Bella Swan Anastasia Steele in “50 Shades of Grey,” it was announced today. The casting comes after many other sought after young actors – Felicity Jones, Armie Hammer, Emma Watson, ShaileneRead More
Cary Fukunaga’s long-gestating child soldier drama “Beasts of No Nation” inches one step closer to reality wit the casting of Idris Elba in the lead role, according to Deadline. Fukunaga adapted Uzodinma Iweala’s 2005 novel of the same name in 2007 and had planned to make it in 2008, so this has been a long time coming. The director says via press release, “This project has been seven years in the making, so to say I’m excited to start shooting this — and with Idris Elba as lead — wouldRead More
Guillermo Del Toro‘s much anticipated “Pacific Rim” previewed a handful of edited scenes this past weekend, and we were there to sample what was on offer. There are no real spoilers contained here, as Del Toro was kind enough to edit these scenes so even us journalists attending weren’t hugely spoiled by his epic sci-fi film, but if you want to go into “Pacific Rim” without knowing details about specific scenes, stop reading now! In his intro, Del Toro described “Pacific Rim” as “gothic tech.” The footage shown was extremelyRead More
It’s been five years since Guillermo del Toro‘s last directorial effort so hopes are high for “Pacific Rim“, his long-awaited alien vs. robots pic starring Charlie Hunnam and Idris Elba. Previous trailers and footage have given us a glimpse at the scale of the film which follows Hunnam, Elba and Rinko Kikuchi, three human characters who are tasked with piloting gigantic robots/weapons, called Jaegers, to battle dinosaur-like aliens called Kaiju’s, who have invaded Earth – not from the stars, but from beneath the sea. Now two new images via EmpireRead More
Guillermo del Toro’s long-awaited alien film “Pacific Rim” is set for release this summer and today del Toro has released the footage which was previously shown at this year’s WonderCon – to a hugely positive response – to everyone else, stating “This was originally intended for only WonderCon, but after listening to so many of you asking for more of the movie online, I think it’s time for me to show you more footage. Enjoy, my friends!” Enjoy we will! In this new extended preview Charlie Hunnam leads a voiceover,Read More
We won’t see how Charlie Hunnam does in “Pacific Rim” until this summer, but director Guillermo Del Toro is clearly pleased with what he’s seen so far. Variety reports the duo are keen to work together again and Hunnam has begun negotiating to join Del Toro’s next feature, a haunted house horror film called “Crimson Peak.” There are no plot details vailable, but the film already has Emma Stone in talks to join the cast as well. Del Toro and Lucinda Coxon are working on a rewrite of the scriptRead More
Who better to usher in what could be the next great monster movie? Today the first trailer for Guillermo Del Toro’s highly anticipated alien invasion epic “Pacific Rim” has been released, and it’s like Transformers meets Cloverfield meets Godzilla meets the Avengers, which means the internet will be going nuts for it. Charlie Hunnam, Rinko Kikuchi and Idris Elba lead the cast of human characters who are tasked with piloting gigantic robots/weapons when gigantic dinosaur-like aliens invade Earth, not from the stars, but from beneath the sea. On the plusRead More
He gave up a project that sounded awesome for this? Frequent “Harry Potter” director David Yates has finally committed to his next film for Warner Bros, and Vulture reports it won’t be a psychological drama with Hermione Emma Watson, but rather a live-action adaptation of Edgar Rice Burroughs’s “Tarzan.” Yates only committed to the project this Monday, so a cast is far from being finalized, but of course the search for Tarzan has already begun. Vulture reports Yates will be meeting with up and coming actors like “True Blood” starRead More
After a quick stop in the real world for teen drama “The Perks of Being a Wallflower”, it seems “Harry Potter” series star Emma Watson is eager to step back into the dark and fantastical realm that she’s so familiar with. reports the actress is attached to star in a new adaptation of classic fairy tale “Beauty and the Beast”, and at the steering wheel is visionary sci-fi director Guillermo del Toro. Details are scarce as the project appears to be in its early stages, with “Crazy Stupid Love”Read More