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Jack O’Connell is headed to Netflix! Steven Soderbergh and Scott Frank’s upcoming Netflix Western drama “Godless” has chosen its star. According to The Hollywood Reporter O’Connell will headline the series for Netflix. “Godless” is set in 1884 and follows ruthless outlaw Frank Griffin as he hunts down his former partner Roy Goode. Griffin rips through the West looking for the young man he treated like his child and now considers an enemy. The search leads Frank to La Belle, a town where the entire population is female. O’Connell will play Roy.Read More
Riley Keough is the female lead in Steven Soderbergh and Philip Fleishman’s anthology series “The Girlfriend Experience.” The half hour series focuses on the relationships of very exclusive prostitutes have with their clients. These women provide much more than sex. Clients get the Girlfriend Experience, which means they share a closeness with these women they do not have with their partners. The 13-episode series, which is based on the 2009 film of the same name, has Soderbergh and Fleishman teaming up with filmmakers Lodge Kerrigan and Amy Seimetz for the series.Read More
Craig Roberts Red Oaks
Deadline reports that “Submarine” star Craig Roberts, 23, will lead “Red Oaks,” the Amazon Studios pilot by Steven Soderbergh and David Gordon Green. Filming began yesterday for the forthcoming pilot, which is set in 1985 and follows David Myers (Roberts), a 20-year-old college student that is hired as an assistant tennis pro at the predominantly Jewish Red Oaks country club in New Jersey, where he tries to figure out what kind of life he wants to lead. Rounding out the cast for “Red Oaks” are Jennifer Grey as David’s mother,Read More
Collin Meath
It’s a good thing director Steven Soderbergh isn’t retiring after all, as newcomer Collin Meath is set for a recurring role in Soderbergh’s new Cinemax series “The Knick.” According to The Wrap, Meath will play Phinny Sears, an Irish-American cop in 1900 New York who through courage and know-how is just trying to make it in the big city, whatever the cost. However, he’ll only be one piece of the puzzle. The 10-episode series, starring Clive Owen, follows the surgeons, nurses and staff at Knickerbocker Hospital during a time ofRead More
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There’s a lot going on in the first trailer released for Steven Soderbergh’s psychological thriller “Side Effects” (formerly “Bitter Pill”), starring Rooney Mara as a troubled young woman who turns to pills to deal with her husband’s (Channing Tatum) release from prison. Add in Jude Law as her therapist with whom she may or may not be having an inappropriate relationship, a murder mystery, some courtroom drama and it all adds up to something pretty intriguing. “Side Effects”, which marks Mara’s first film since earning an Oscar nomination for herRead More
Channing Tatum strips down, waxes philosophical and tries to get the girl in the first trailer for Steven Soderbergh’s highly anticipated male stripper dramedy “Magic Mike.” Based on Tatum’s own adolescent experiences as a male stripper, the young wannabe stripper is played in the movie by Alex Pettfyer, though it’s clear the film belongs to Tatum’s titular character, Pettyfer’s mentor and an entrepreneur who has his hands in many businesses that deal in cash. The footage is much more understated that we may have expected, with plenty of non-male-stripping momentsRead More
It’s been over a year of being Lisbeth Salander and it looks like Rooney Mara is finally sporting a new look. Well, it’s probably just a wig and temporary, but still. Gossip site snapped the star wigged and ready to begin work on Steven Soderbergh’s “Bitter Pill” today in New York. In her first follow-up to her Oscar-nominated role as “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo”, Mara stars as Emily Hawkins, a depressed woman who turns to pills as her anxiety grows over the imminent release of her husbandRead More

Posted On February 14, 2012By Rebecca LewisIn Casting

Gina Carano set for a second action role “In The Blood”

“Haywire” star Gina Carano is set to once again showcase her martial arts, and hopefully improve on the acting skills, in a second action thriller “In The Blood“. Carano was an international mixed martial arts star before being chosen by director Steven Soderbergh to headline “Haywire” after seeing her in action. In “In The Blood”, Carano will play a wife who pursues two men whom she believes to have caused the disappearance of her husband. The film has been scripted by Bennett Yellin and James Robert Johnston, and will beRead More
It’s been nearly a week since Rooney Mara was announced as a Best Actress nominee for this year’s 84th Academy Awards, and now we have her first confirmed lead role since her turn as Lisbeth Salander in David Fincher’s “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” garnered her that elusive nomination. Deadline reports that Mara has been cast in Steven Sodebergh’s “Side Effects” (formerly “The Bitter Pill”, “The Side Effects”), a psychological thriller that will also co-star Channing Tatum, Jude Law and Catherine Zeta-Jones. Back in early January, reports were that Blake LivelyRead More