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Another popular Japanese manga/anime franchise is on its way to getting an American remake, and Dreamworks have zeroed in on “Wolf of Wall Street” actress Margot Robbie as their lead in a live action version of “Ghost in the Shell,” according to TheWrap. The original story, published as a manga, followed Motoko Kusanagi, a member of the fictional counter-cyberterrorist organization called Public Security Section 9, in a futuristic, dystopian Japan. The manga was so popular after it was published in 2003 that it spawned feature length anime films and sequels,Read More

Posted On August 29, 2014By Alamin YohannesIn Images

First Look at Margot Robbie as Jane on the Set of ‘Tarzan’

The first photos of Margot Robbie on the set of her upcoming film “Tarzan” have been unveiled. She plays Jane, the female lead in the highly anticipated reboot. “Tarzan” is being directed by David Yates and stars Alexander Skarsgard as the titular character, in a story set several years after the former jungle man has integrated back into human society. Christoph Waltz, Samuel L. Jackson and Djimon Hounson also star. The role is Robbie’s first big potential franchise after breaking out in “Wolf of Wall Street.” She also has “ZRead More
February 11th UPDATE: Robbie is officially our Jane, as “Tarzan” enters pre-production, the studio has announced. It has also set a July 1, 2016 release date. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: She was the front-runner, and now “The Wolf of Wall Street” breakout star Margot Robbie is one step closer to becoming Jane in David Yates’ new adaptation of “Tarzan,” according to The Wrap. She’s now in negotiations to take that role opposite Alexander Skarsgard, and has also closed a deal to join Chris Pine in zombie apocalyptic thriller “Z for Zachariah,” replacingRead More
Aussue rising star Margot Robbie’s takeover of Hollywood continues, as she may be close to landing another high profile female lead role, with Variety reporting the “Wolf of Wall Street” actress is Warner Bros’ choice for the role of Jane opposite Alexander Skarsgard’s “Tarzan” in David Yates’ new adaptation of the jungle adventures of Edgar Rice Burroughs. Emma Stone and new Cinderella Lily James had also been in the mix for the role. The film also has Christoph Waltz on bard for the villain role, while Samuel L. Jackson isRead More
UPDATE: Our friends at Bleeding Cool report new “Cinderella” Lily James is also in the mix, and Stone is unlikely to take the role despite repeated overtures from the studio. Emma Stone and Margot Robbie are the newest names linked to Warner Bros’ back-on “Tarzan” reboot starring Alexander Skarsgard, according to Variety. Christoph Waltz is now being eyed for the film’s villain role as well. The film is still awaiting a greenlight, though producers and director David Yates are expecting it to come in November with a planned summer startRead More
Guillermo Del Toro continues to assemble an incredibly impressive young cast for his haunted house horror flick “Crimson Peak”, with Variety reporting Jessica Chastain is the latest to move in, joining the previously announced Emma Stone, Charlie Hunnam and Benedict Cumberbatch. There are no plot details available other than to say it involves a haunted house, but with Del Toro and this cast, who needs ’em, really? Del Toro and Lucinda Coxon are working on a rewrite of the script which he first co-wrote with Matthew Robins. With such aRead More
Well, this is hardly a surprise and it’s probably too early to tell if they can actually get her, but The NY Post reports two-time Oscar nominee Jessica Chastain is the first choice to play the female lead role of Jane in David Yates’ new live-action adaptation of “Tarzan.” It appears at this point that no actors have been officially cast yet, though last we heard, “True Blood” star Alexander Skarsgard was Yates’ first choice to play Edward Rice Burroughs’ famous jungle-born hero, in this tale set years after heRead More
“True Blood” vampire Alexander Skarsgard has emerged as director David Yates’ top choice to take on the role of “Tarzan” in a new live action adaptation of Edward Rice Burroughs’ famous jungle-born hero, according to Variety. This after reports emerged last week that along with Skarsgard, Yates had also been meeting with Henry Cavill, Charlie Hunnam and Tom Hardy. New plot details have also emerged from Variety’s report, which indicates Skarsgard would play John Clayton III, who has lived in human society for years after being discovered in the jungleRead More
He gave up a project that sounded awesome for this? Frequent “Harry Potter” director David Yates has finally committed to his next film for Warner Bros, and Vulture reports it won’t be a psychological drama with Hermione Emma Watson, but rather a live-action adaptation of Edgar Rice Burroughs’s “Tarzan.” Yates only committed to the project this Monday, so a cast is far from being finalized, but of course the search for Tarzan has already begun. Vulture reports Yates will be meeting with up and coming actors like “True Blood” starRead More