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James McAvoy
James McAvoy and Jessica Chastain learn that love is complicated in the first trailer for “The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby,” Ned Benson’s feature directorial debut. McAvoy and Chastain star as a once happily married couple, Conor Ludlow and Eleanor Rigby, respectively, who “find themselves as strangers longing to understand each other in the wake of tragedy.” Benson originally made two separate films — one for “Him” and “Her” — that each told the story from one partner’s perspective. Both versions were shown at the Toronto International Film Festival last fall,Read More
Is another Oscar season upon us already? This morning, over 70 titles screening as Galas and Special Presentations at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival, a major kick-off point of awards season, was announced. Kicking off the festivities will be the world premiere of Bill Condon’s Wikileaks movie, “The Fifth Estate”, starring Benedict Cumberbatch as Julian Assange and featuring Daniel Bruhl, Alicia Vikander, Anthony Mackie and more in supporting roles. To close the fest will be “Life of Crime,” starring Jennifer Aniston, John Hawkes and Tim Robbins, and adapted fromRead More
Amidst an all-star cast, a relatively unknown young actress has landed the female lead role in Paul Thomas Anderson’s adaptation of Thomas Pynchon’s “Inherent Vice.” Deadline reports Katherine Waterston has landed the role of Shasta Fay Hepworth in the Joaquin Phoenix-led film, which also boasts a cast that includes Sean Penn, Josh Brolin, Reese Witherspoon, Jena Malone, Martin Short and Owen Wilson. Phoenix plays Larry “Doc” Sportello, a pothead/private investigator in 1970s Los Angeles, who’s paid a visit by his ex-girlfriend Shasta with concerns that there may be a plotRead More
“Saturday Night Live” has typically been quite a career launcher for comedians, and now another star is hoping to cash in. THR reports Bill Hader, who is still a current cast member, is set to star in indie comedy “Lawless”, apparently the most popular movie title of the moment. Comedy writers Jarrad Paul and Andrew Mogel, who penned Jim Carrey hit “Yes Man”, will make their directorial debut on this project. This “Lawless”, not to be confused with John Hillcoat’s violent Prohibition-era drama or Terrence Malick’s Texas-set romantic triangle drama,Read More
Nina Arianda is a name to keep your eyes on. Two days after landing a big break playing legendary folk singer Janis Joplin in a biopic entitled “Janis” and to be directed by “Martha Marcy May Marlene” helmer Sean Durkin, the recent Tony award-winning actress has signed on to star alongside Oscar nominee Jessica Chastain and James McAvoy in “The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby“. “The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby” is a two part film, “The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Hers” and “The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: His“. The two filmsRead More