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Rooney Mara has joined the cast of Jim Sheridan‘s anticipated drama “The Secret Scripture”. She is replacing previously cast Jessica Chastain, who presumably was forced to drop out due to scheduling reasons, and joins recently cast Jack Reynor in the film. Based on the book by Sebastian Barry, “The Secret Scripture” follows Roseanne McNulty, a 100 year old woman, the diary she keeps of her very extended stay at a mental hospital and the relationship she has with her psychiatrist. Vanessa Redgrave portrays the older Roseanne while Mara will beRead More
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The first Brazilian trailer has debuted for Stephen Daldry‘s “Trash,” a Richard Curtis-scripted adaptation of the 2011 novel by Andy Mulligan. “Trash” follows three boys — played by newcomers Rickson Tevez as Raphael, Eduardo Luis as Gardo and Gabriel Weinstein as Rato — who make a living by picking through garbage in an unnamed Third World country. One day, Raphael finds a leather bag, the contents of which are so important that the city police offer a reward for its return. Instead, the boys decide to keep their new discovery,Read More
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Rooney Mara is taking the next step in her rising career, and will try her hand at producing. She is joining forces with AnnaPurna Pictures and super producer Megan Ellison to produce as a starring vehicle for herself the Somalia kidnap drama “A House in the Sky.” The film will be based on Amanda Lindhout’s own experience being kidnapped by a Somali terrorist group in 2008, as detailed in her memoir of the same name, “A House in the Sky.” Lindhout had been in Somalia for 4 days before beingRead More
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“The Girl who Played with Fire” may still be a ways off, but David Fincher and Rooney Mara are eager to work together again, and may have found their next project. According to Deadline, Fox is talking to the director-star duo about taking on spy thriller “Red Sparrow,” with “American Hustle” screenwriter Eric Singer in talks to write the adapt the screenplay. In the film based on Jason Matthews’ book, Mara would play Dominika Egorova, a Russian intelligence officer forced to become a Sparrow, “a trained seductress in the artRead More
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Deadline reports that British supermodel Cara Delevingne, 21, is in talks for roles in both Justin Chadwick‘s 17th century-set romance “Tulip Fever” and Joe Wright‘s Peter Pan prequel “Pan.” Delevingne is up for the role of Henrietta in “Tulip Fever,” an adaptation of Deborah Moggach’s 1999 best-seller, which depicts the affair between the young wife (Alicia Vikander) of an aristocrat and an artist (Dane DeHaan) who is hired to paint their portrait. As for her role in “Pan,” it is also apparently just a small part. The film, which includesRead More
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Amanda Seyfried, 28, has nabbed the role of Mary in Joe Wright‘s Peter Pan prequel “Pan,” according to a report by Empire Online. “Pan” will depict Peter’s backstory from his time as an orphan, his journey to Neverland and his friendship with a young Hook, long before they became enemies. Along with Seyfried, the other new casting additions are Nonso Anozie as Bishop, Kathy Burke as Mother Bambas, Jack Charles as Tiger Lily’s chieftain father, Kurt Egyiawan as Murray, Lewis MacDougall as Nibs, Leni Zieglmeier as Wendy Darling, and TaejooRead More
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John Magaro has joined Rooney Mara and Cate Blanchett in the Todd Haynes-directed 1950s-set lesbian romance drama “Carol,” according to The Wrap. “Carol” is based on Patricia Highsmith’s 1952 novel “The Price of Salt,” which follows a young woman named Therese Belivet (Mara) as she encounters and falls in love with a soon-to-be divorced suburban housewife named Carol (Blanchett). Magaro will play the role of Dannie, a New York Times writer who has an “artistic spirit” that Therese relates to for being “a bit different from the rest of theRead More
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So much for that “very international and multi-racial” world Joe Wright wanted to create for his “Peter Pan” prequel “Pan.” Variety reports the director has found his young Peter and like most of the other actors playing the major characters, young Levi Miller is very much of the Caucasian race. Hugh Jackman plays Blackbeard, Garrett Hedlund plays Hook and perhaps most egregious of all, Rooney Mara has been tapped to play Tiger Lily. And despite Adeel Akhtar as Smee, Wright’s running out of characters to cast with a little diversity,Read More
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Posted On March 14, 2014By Alyssa PandoIn Casting

Adeel Akhtar Cast as Smee in Joe Wright’s ‘Pan’

TheWrap reports that Adeel Akhtar, star of “Four Lions,” has been tapped to play the character Smee in Joe Wright’s “Peter Pan” prequel, “Pan.” In this origin story, we find out how the legendary lost boy found Neverland in the first place, and what he went through to become the Peter Pan we all know and love. It’s also reported that Wright is attempting to create a multi-racial and diverse Neverland, and casting Akhtar as Captain Hook’s right-hand man is a step in the right direction. However, with Hook played by Garrett Hedlund andRead More
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Joe Wright has his Blackbeard (Hugh Jackman), his Hook (Garrett Hedlund) and now he’s got his Tiger Lily for Peter Pan prequel “Pan.” The Wrap reports Rooney Mara is in talks to play the character who’s traditionally an Indian princess, but who obviously will have a different backstory this time around. The prequel will follow a young orphaned boy, Peter, who’s being cast from an open call, taken to Neverland where he leads the native people in a rebellion against the evil pirates, led by Jackman’s Blackbeard. Hedlund’s Hook isRead More