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From one Critics Society’s nominations to another, and today the Broadcast Film Critics Association’s Critics Choice Awards. Once again The Artist and Hugo lead the pack with eleven nominations each – and a surprise but hugely welcome nomination for Melissa McCarty in the Best Supporting Actress category for her performance in Bridesmaids. There has been a slow buzz around McCarthy’s performance and we have previously commented on her Oscar chances. This new nomination follows on from awards from the Boston Society of Film Critics and the New York Film Critics.Read More
And the first of last week’s casting shortlists is complete! EW has exclusively learned that Max Irons has been cast in the role of Jared, in Andrew Niccol’s adaptation of Stephanie Meyer’s novel “The Host.” The story centers around a post-apocalyptic world in which aliens called Souls have body-snatched and are occupying the majority of the human population. Back in May, we announced that young actress Saoirse Ronan was to play protagonist Melanie Stryder, whose body is taken over by a Soul named Wanderer. However, Melanie’s strong will to surviveRead More
Caleb Landry Jones, star of X-Men: First Class, has landed a role opposite Saoirse Ronan and Gemma Arterton in their upcoming vampire flick, Byzantium. To be directed by Neil Jordan (Ondine), Byzantium follows the story of a mother and daughter vampire duo, and Variety reports that Jones will play “a teenager dying of leukemia which in turns forces him to struggle with his mortality, causing Saorsie Ronan’s character to struggle with her own immortality.” Based on a play by Moira Buffini, producer Stephen Woolley announced back in May that himRead More