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Those who’ve been clamoring for a big screen adaptation of “Moby Dick” is about to get the closest thing to it. Ron Howard’s “In the Heart of the Sea” tells the true story of the ship and its crew which inspired Herman Melville to eventually write the iconic novel, and now the first trailer has been released. Based on Nathaniel Philbrick’s factual retelling “In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex,” the film stars Chris Hemsworth as a first mate aboard whaling ship the Essex, whichRead More
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To say “Breaking Bad” was a great launching pad for Aaron Paul’s career is probably the understatement of the century. Now, the show may have landed him another amazing gig, according to Ain’t It Cool News. AICN caught up with Paul at Sundance where he is promoting “Hellion” and when the possibility was raised, Paul was more than happy to divulge that he’s had “a lot of meetings” about taking the role of Eddie Dean in Ron Howard’s long-gestating, ambitious adaptation of Stephen King’s “The Dark Tower” series of novels.Read More
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British actress Charlotte Riley becomes the first female cast member of Ron Howard’s 19th Century whaling disaster thriller “In the Heart of the Sea,” according to Deadline. Chris Hemsworth, Benjamin Walker, Tom Holland, Cillian Murphy, Brendan Gleeson, Frank Dillane, Ben Whishaw and newcomer Sam Keeley had been cast previously. The lack of female roles in this one isn’t surprising since it’s about the all-male crew aboard whaling ship the Essex, which began a journey from Nantucket bound for the South Pacific in 1819 and was rammed and sunk by aRead More
Ron Howard’s 19th Century maritime disaster flick “In the Heart of the Sea” has added Frank Dillane, most known for playing the villainous Tom Riddle in “Harry Potter”, according to The Wrap. Additionally, “Skyfall” actor Ben Whishaw is being eyed for the role of American author Herman Melville, whose “Moby Dick” took its inspiration from the true events that will be told in this film. Chris Hemsworth leads the cast that already includes Benjamin Walker, “The Impossible” star Tom Holland, Cillian Murphy, Brendan Gleeson and newcomer Sam Keeley. Based onRead More
Stage and screen actor Benjamin Walker has landed a major role opposite Chris Hemsworth and Tom Holland in Ron Howard’s nautical actioner “In the Heart of the Sea”, according to Deadline. Based on Nathaniel Philbrick’s factual retelling “In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex”, Hemsworth will play a first mate aboard whaling ship the Essex, which began a journey from Nantucket bound for the South Pacific in 1819 and was rammed and sunk by a giant sperm whale, the incident that served as inspiration forRead More
You’d think young British actor Tom Holland must hate the water by now after spending half of “The Impossible” trying not to drown, but you’d be wrong. Deadline reports he’s joined another water disaster flick, Ron Howard’s period whaling thriller “In the Heart of the Sea”, which already has Chris Hemsworth in the lead role. Based on Nathaniel Philbrick’s factual retelling “In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex”, Hemsworth will play a first mate aboard whaling ship the Essex, which began a journey from NantucketRead More
Two totally different yet equally competitive racecar drivers are presented to us in the first trailer for Ron Howard’s Formula One biopic “Rush”, which sees Chris Hemsworth as the party-hard James Hunt and Daniel Bruhl as Niki Lauda, his dedicated and intense rival who doesn’t let a little thing like a near-death accident keep him from racing. The two lived and raced in the 1970s, and the film, scripted by Peter Morgan, will focus on the 1976 race which Hunt won and which almost claimed Lauda’s life in a near-fatalRead More
It’s only fitting really that the first look at Chris Hemsworth in action for his new role in “Rush” should come during the BBC’s Formula 1 coverage. In the new film which tells the story of two men’s fight for dominance in the sport in the 1970′s, Hemsworth plays legendary British Formula One race car driver James Hunt in the film. Daniel Bruhl stars as Niki Lauda, Hunt’s rival, and Olivia Wilde as Hunt’s supermodel wife Suzy Miller. The new clip premiered during Sunday’s Monaco grand prix and gives us aRead More
Olivia Wilde is back to blonde as she and Chris Hemsworth film a big wedding scene on the set of Ron Howard’s Forumla One biopic “Rush.” We’ve already seen Hemsworth in action as legendary racecar driver James Hunt on the track, but here’s our first look at Wilde as supermodel Suzy Miller, who married and then divorced Hunt in the 1970s as his rivalry with fellow driver Niki Lauda (played in the film by German actor Daniel Brühl) heated up. Reports indicate Russell Crowe may cameo in the film asRead More
Perhaps the breakout star of 2011, Chris Hemsworth is currently on location in London as production begins on “Rush”, director Ron Howard‘s Formula One drama. Playing legendary British Formula One race car driver James Hunt, Hemsworth is joined by Daniel Bruhl and Olivia Wilde in the story of two men’s fight for dominance in the sport in the 1970′s. Hunt went on to win the 1976 title, while Lauda (Bruhl) who won the World Championship three times, crashed in a near-fatal accident in the same race. Supermodel Suzy Miller (Wilde)Read More