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Legal drama “The Woman in Gold,” previously working under the title “The Golden Lady,” is looking to add Andrew Garfield and Daniel Bruhl to the cast opposite Helen Mirren, according to The Daily Mail. In the Simon Curtis directed film, Mirren will play Maria Altmann, an elderly Jewish refugee who teams up with lawyer Randol Schoenberg (Garfield) in order to take on the Austrian government to recover artwork that she believes belonged to her family but were stolen by the Nazis during WII. One of the pieces is Gustav Klimt’sRead More
Following in Kate Winslet’s footsteps? Not a bad move for a rising British actress. The Daily Mail reports “Downton Abbey” star Michelle Dockery has been offered the lead role in Simon Curtis’ adaptation of bestselling novel “The Guernsey Literary And Potato Peel Pie Socity”, a role Winslet had been previously attached to when Kenneth Branagh was going to direct it. If a deal happens, Dockery will play a single, 30-something author named Juliet Ashton who wrote during World War II. The novel is set up as a series of vignettesRead More
Here it is, world. Our first glimpse of two-time Oscar nominee Michelle Williams doing her best blonde bombshell impression in the first trailer for “My Week with Marilyn”. Does she pass muster? We aren’t so convinced just yet, but the film does look great. Eddie Redmayne is Colin Clark, whose “week with Marilyn” as an assistant director on the set of “The Prince and the Showgirl” is the basis of the film. Emma Watson, fresh off eight “Harry Potter” movies, plays Lucy, a young wardrobe assistant slash love interest toRead More
“My Week with Marilyn” is one of our most anticipated fall movies of 2011, and as we’ve said all along, while most eyes are on how two-time Oscar nominee Michelle Williams will embody iconic screen goddess Marilyn Monroe, our attention is on a couple of other young stars who will appear in the film with her. Eddie Redmayne is Colin Clark, whose “week with Marilyn” as an assistant director on the set of “The Prince and the Showgirl” is the basis of the film. Emma Watson, fresh off eight “HarryRead More