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Sorry “Avengers” fans, a Hulk/Blak Widow reunion will have to wait. Keira Knightley has replaced Scarlett Johansson in “Can a Song Save Your Life?”, according to Screen Daily, and will be joining Mark Ruffalo and Hailee Steinfeld in the music-centric relationship drama. Knightley will play a young aspiring singer who moves to New York with big dreams but inevitably ends up down her luck after being dumped by her boyfriend. Ruffalo is a down-on-his-luck music producer who discovers her singing in a bar and the two begin to aid eachRead More
After two Oscar nominations and a string of small independent films, is Keira Knightley looking to go mainstream? All signs point to yes as Twitch Film reports the British actress is in early talks to star in “Safe Haven”, the newest film adaptation of a novel by weepy romance novelist Nicholas Sparks. If her deal closes, Knightley would play Katie, a mysterious young woman who shows up in a small coastal town in North Carolina harboring dark secrets about her past. Though she tries to avoid it, she falls forRead More
Of all the TV casts, the energetic, charismatic comedians populating the Greendale library study room on NBC’s “Community” have always seemed the most brimming with big screen potential, so we love to hear of the cast landing movie roles, with Joel McHale and Alison Brie already each popping up in various recent and upcoming features. Now following in their footsteps is Gillian Jacobs, who THR reports is joining the cast of magician comedy “Burt Wonderstone” which stars Steve Carell and Jimy Carrey as rival magicians and boasts a cast thatRead More
In a role unlike perhaps anything else we’ve seen her in, British actress and Oscar nominee Kiera Knightley joined Steve Carell in the apocalyptic comedy “Seeking A Friend At The End of The World”, and Yahoo have today revealed the first trailer. After it is announced that an asteroid is set to hit Earth in three weeks, the duo embark on a journey to find Carell’s lost love. Also starring Patton Oswalt, Melanie Lynskey and Rob Cordry, this first trailer strikes the right balance between comedy, hope, despair, and asksRead More
Longtime comedian and award season breakout star Patton Oswalt is enjoying something of a higher profile in Hollywood following a tremendous role opposite Charlize Theron in Jason Reitman’s divisive dark comedy “Young Adult.” And what comes with a higher profile? Higher profile roles, of course! Variety reports Oswalt has joined the cast of Ben Stiller’s remake of “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty”, also starring Kristen Wiig, who had something of a breakout year herself after co-writing and starring in “Bridesmaids.” Stiller is directing and also starring in the remakeRead More
Sorry, Dakota Fanning, you’re not the only Effie Gray in town anymore. While Fanning and castmates Tom Sturridge, Emma Thompson and Greg Wise are already deep into filming on “Effie”, which Thompson also wrote, it appears the world simply needs more Effie. Thompson on Hollywood reports Keira Knightley is in negotiations to play the famed “artists’ muse” in a second biopic of Gray, to be directed by Brazilian director Andrucha Waddington. Unlike other cases in which similarly themed projects take vastly different approaches, or in the case of biopics, focusRead More
Following in the footsteps of “Community” co-stars jump-starting big screen careers, Gillian Jacobs has joined the cast of “Seeking a Friend at the End of the World”, according to THR. Steve Carell and Keira Knightley play a duo embarking on a journey to find Carell’s lost love at the onset of the apocalypse as a comet plummets towards the earth. Jacobs plays a waitress high on Ecstasy who meets Carell and Knightley on their journey. The dark comedy also stars William Petersen, Adam Brody, Rob Corddry and Derek Luke andRead More