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Yet another new trailer for “The Giver” has been released, and it just may be the best one yet. There’s tons of new footage from the film here, including our first real look at Cameron Monaghan, who plays Brenton Thwaites’ Jonas’ best friend Asher. The story is also explained really for the first time, with how Lois Lowry’s seemingly perfect society came to be, under the guidance of Meryl Streep’s town Elder, and how Jeff Bridges, as the Giver, opens Jonas’ eyes to humanity’s true history. There’s still some questionableRead More
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New characters posters for Phillip Noyce‘s “The Giver” have been released today to introduce us to the ensemble of characters in the forthcoming young adult adaptation. Based on Lois Lowry’s 1994 Newbery award-winning novel, “The Giver” follows a teenage boy (as opposed to a 12-year-old in the book) named Jonas (Brenton Thwaites) who lives in a utopian society that shields him from experiencing and learning the pleasures and sufferings of the real world. But that all changes when he is summoned as the successor of The Giver (Jeff Bridges), aRead More
Some new stills from upcoming YA adaptation “The Giver” were released today via Just Jared, giving us our first really good look at Taylor Swift in the film, along with new looks at Brenton Thwaites, Jeff Bridges, Odeya Rush, Katie Homes and Alexander Skarsgard. Swift plays Rosemary in the film, daughter to Bridges’ titular Giver character, and it seems likely her role won’t be too huge. Thwaites has the lead as Jonas, the young boy tasked with being the Giver’s successor, who must absorb all the ups and downs ofRead More
After the success of films like “The Hunger Games”, “The Spectacular Now” and “The Perks of Being a Wallflower”, it shouldn’t be a surprise why we’re getting an abundance of young adult adaptations lately. One of the upcoming films of this genre that we are most anticipating is Phillip Noyce‘s “The Giver” – and today we’ve been treated with the film’s debut trailer! Based on Lois Lowry’s 1994 Newbery award-winning book, “The Giver” follows a young boy named Jonas (Brenton Thwaites) who lives in a utopian society that is withoutRead More
“The Giver” continues to grow its… interesting cast, with country singer Taylor Swift the latest cast member signing on today, according to THR. The adaptation of Lois Lowry’s dystopian classic will be directed by Phillip Noyce. Brenton Thwaites landed the role of Jonas in July, beating out a plethora of fellow young actors, and will play the young boy who’s tasked with shouldering all the extremes of human emotion and history from The Giver (Jeff Bridges), the guy who previously held his job. Alexander Skarsgard and Katie Holmes will playRead More
A plethora of rising young actresses are lining up for the chance to star in a biopic of three of the most influential women in music. Country singer Taylor Swift is already attached to the role of Joni Mitchell in “Girls Like Us”, and now Variety reports actresses are being auditioned for the remaining two roles of Carole King and Carly Simon. For the role of King, filmmakers are reading actresses Analeigh Tipton, Allison Williams and Jessica Pare; while Alison Pill, Olivia Thirlby, Zoe Kazan and Ari Graynor are upRead More
Joni Mitchell fans, I’m not sure how you’ll take this news, but here it is anyway. Variety reports country singer Taylor Swift may play Joni on the big screen. An adaptation of Sheila Weller’s book “Girls Like Us” – following the lives and careers of Mitchell, Carly Simon and Carole King in the 1970s – is headed for the big screen, and Swift has been circling the role for months. Weller’s book follows the coming of age and rise to stardom of now-legendary singers Mitchell, Simon and King in theRead More
First Blake Lively, now Taylor Swift. Despite earlier reports that country singer Swift had been offered and was in negotiations for the role of Eponine in Tom Hooper’s big screen adaptation of “Les Miserables”, producer Cameron Mackintosh made the shocking announcement today that in fact, it is West End musical theatre actress Samantha Barks who will play the iconic role in the film. Barks played the role on the London stage and most memorably in the 25th Anniversary Concert of the show in 2010, and will now reprise it oppositeRead More
Casting is quickly firming up on Tom Hooper’s adaptation of international blockbuster musical “Les Miserables”, but while some of the major roles are still being negotiated, a strong supporting character has been finalized. Little known stage and screen actor George Blagden has been cast as student revolutionary Grantaire, the actor’s reps confirmed to us today. Blagden will share the screen with the likes of Hugh Jackman, Anne Hathaway, Russell Crowe and Amanda Seyfried. Blagden will share most of his screentime with Eddie Redmayne and Aaron Tveit, whose Marius and EnjolrasRead More

Posted On January 18, 2012By Linda GeIn Features

Up and Comers Presents: 24 Faces to Watch in 2012

2011 saw some great new talent rise to stardom, but now let’s turn our attention to who may be following in their footsteps. Again, we’ve chosen a group of fresh talent who we believe will be appearing in some interesting and high profile movies this year, which may or may not propel them to another level in their career. Some may be familiar to you already, some may be completely new. You may cheer at some inclusions, rage at who we left off (it was hard for us too, trustRead More