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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
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

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
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
Jake Lacy
Jake Lacy, 28, is the latest addition for Todd Haynes‘s 1950s-set lesbian romance drama “Carol,” according to The Hollywood Reporter. “The Office” star joins a cast that already includes Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara, Kyle Chandler and Sarah Paulson. “Carol” is based on Patricia Highsmith’s 1952 novel “The Price of Salt,” which follows a young woman named Therese Belivet (Mara), who encounters and falls in love with a soon-to-be divorced suburban housewife named Carol (Blanchett). Their romance becomes the target of a private investigator who blackmails Carol into choosing a lifeRead More
Cory Michael Smith has signed on to Todd Haynes film “Carol,” according to Deadline. Smith joins the cast opposite Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara. “Carol,” an adaptation of Patricia Highsmith’s novella “The Price Of Salt,” focuses on the relationship between two very different women in 1950s New York, played by Blanchett and Mara. Smith will portray Tommy, a traveling salesmen who meets the two women on the road. The film will also star Kyle Chandler as Blanchett’s jealous husband and Sarah Paulson as her ex-lover. Filming is scheduled to beginRead More
Well, it sounds like Kyle Chandler will finally get out from behind a desk job, as Deadline reports the “Friday Night Lights” alum has joined Todd Haynes’ 1950s romantic thriller “Carol” opposite Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara, and there’s no FBI case to investigate in sight. Instead, Chandler will play jealous husband to Blanchett’s titular Carol. He has good reason to be be jealous, as the film will chronicle the love affair that blooms between the wealthy and sophisticated Carol and Mara’s lonely department store shop girl. Carol wants outRead More
Joaquin Phoenix remembers Rooney Mara, falls for Scarlett Johansson in the newest trailer for Spike Jonze’s “Her,” which has been getting rapturous responses from audiences ever sine it premiered at the New York Film Festival in October. The new trailer captures in full the lovely, funny and heartbreaking tone of “Her,” with Arcarde Fire’s “Supersymmetry” the perfect musical accompaniment. Phoenix’s Theodore, still in the midst of a divorce he doesn’t want from Mara’s Catherine, buys an OS1, the world’s first artificially intelligent computer operating system. Lo and behold, the machineRead More
In 2009′s “Where the Wild Things Are,” Spike Jonze managed to make larger-than-life children’s book puppets come to life as a real family with all its ups and downs and genuine pathos, so it’s not surprising that he’s able to take a somewhat gimmicky premise of a human falling in love with his computer and make it just as riveting and real. “Her” may only show us one half of a burgeoning relationship while never letting us forget that the other half is a computer, but it still showcases oneRead More
Its response from the New York Film Festival was nothing short of rapturous – as if our expectations weren’t already high enough – and today The Film Stage has new behind-the-scenes photos from the set of Spike Jonze’s newest film, “Her.” Rooney Mara is seen with Jonze and Joaquin Phoenix, who plays a closed-off man on the mend from a messy divorce who forms an unlikely romantic relationship with Samantha – his computer operating system (as voiced by Scarlett Johansson). The film takes place in a slightly futuristic LA andRead More