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Before he takes on World War II as the legendary Louis Zamperini in “Unbroken,” rising British star Jack O’Connell will face the dangers of Belfast in Yann Demange‘s feature directorial debut “’71.” The first trailer for the wartime thriller has debuted, giving us our first look at O’Connell as Gary Hook, a British soldier who is abandoned by his unit following a riot on the streets of Belfast in 1971. Similarly to “Unbroken,” the story follows a young man’s quest for survival as he tries to find his way toRead More
The privileged young men of Lone Scherfig’s “Posh” line up for a group photo in the first official stills released from the big screen adaptation of Laura Wade’s controversial 2010 play, unveiled today by Empire Online. Max Irons and Sam Claflin have the lead roles and are front and center here, while a second still has them conversing with Holliday Grainger, who plays a classmate. Irons and Claflin play Miles and Allister, first year students (kinda pushing it there) who are desperate to join the Riot Club, the most exclusiveRead More
Now that they have their Sarah Connor and John Connor, director Alan Taylor and the filmmakers behind reboot “Terminator: Genesis” are on the search for their Kyle Reese to join Emilia Clarke and Jason Clarke in the film. Variety reports a plethora of relatively unknown young actors are up for the role, with Jai Courtney, Boyd Holbrook, Wilson Bethel, Sam Reid and Tom Cocquerel among the actors going in to test on Monday. The film, which will also have a TV series tie-in, will feature a young Sarah Connor (indeed,Read More
We knew all along that Amma Asante’s true life historical drama “Belle” is about a young woman who was born to an African slave mother and British Naval officer father, and who was raised as an aristocratic lady in 18th century England, but with the first trailer released from the film today, it’s clear her life wasn’t as easy as just that. A ton of info and exposition is packed into this first trailer for the TIFF 2013 premiere. British actress plays Gugu Mbatha-Raw plays the titular Dido Elizabeth BelleRead More
We’ve already seen a couple of images from British period drama “Belle”, but with this morning’s announcement that the film will be premiering at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival also came several new images featuring Gugu Mbatha-Raw in the titular role. Mbatha-Raw, one of BAFTA’S Brits to Watch last year year, plays Dido Elizabeth Belle, who was born to an African slave mother and British Naval officer father, and who was raised as an aristocratic lady in 18th century England. Canadian actress Sarah Gadon plays Belle’s cousin, and SamRead More
THR and Britain’s The Daily Mail have the first two production stills from BAFTA winning director Amma Asante’s true life historical drama, “Belle”, starring Gugu Mbtha-Raw in the titular role and Sarah Gadon, Sam Reid, Tom Wilkinson, Miranda Richardson, Penelope Wilton, Tom Felton, Matthew Goode, James Norton and Emily Watson in supporting roles. Mbatha-Raw, one of BAFTA’S Brits to Watch of the year, plays Dido Elizabeth Belle, who was born to an African slave mother and British Naval officer father, and who was raised as an aristocratic lady in 18thRead More
British actor Sam Reid is set to play a “rebellious prophet” in indie Australian thriller “The Second Coming”, according to Deadline, and he will be joined by Aussie actress Sarah Snook. Filming begins in early 2013 Down Under on the film based on the novel Andrew Masterson. Reid plays Joe Panther, “a psychotic, alcoholic, violent, substance-abusing heroin dealer. He is also, he believes, Joshua Ben Pantera, born two thousand years ago, the son of Mary and the Lord God Yaweh Himself, not dead yet, the crucified Jesus: still around, abandonedRead More
Not all “The Hunger Games” fans may have been pleased with Sam Claflin joining the cast of the hotly anticipated sequel “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire“, but for one lucky actor it’s been a blessing. Deadline reports that Sam Reid, a British actor who also studied at LAMDA where Claflin graduated in 2009, has taken the lead role in the historical drama, “Belle“, after Clafin was forced to exit due to scheduling conflicts. The film, directed by Amma Asante, is based on the true story about a mixed-race young womanRead More
Romanian actress Ana Ularu has been cast in the pivotal role of Rachel Harmon in Susanna Bier’s “The Falling”, according to Romanian news site The film, formerly called “Serena”, stars Jennifer Lawrence in the titular role with Bradley Cooper as her husband and a supporting cast that includes Rhys Ifans, Toby Jones and David Dencik. Lawrence and Cooper play Serena and George Pemberton, newlyweds who have eyes only for each other and go to deadly lengths to eliminate anyone or anything that gets in the way of their risingRead More
British newcomer Sam Reid has snagged a hard-earned role in Alex Proyas’ 3D battle epic “Paradise Lost”, reports Britain’s Daily Mail. The recent graduate of the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art screen tested for months before finally landing the role of archangel Raphael, joining a fantastic cast led by Bradley Cooper as Lucifer and Benjamin Walker as Michael and which also includes Casey Affleck, Callan McAuliffe, Diego Boneta, Camilla Belle, Djimon Hounsou and Dominic Purcell. Based on the epic poem by John Milton, Walker and Cooper will faceRead More