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The Toronto International Film Festival announced this morning the first forty or so films set to have their world premieres or special screenings at this year’s festival. Among the highlights include the world premiere of Chris Evans’ directorial debut “Before We Go” (formerly “1:30 Train”), dueling Anna Kendrick films in dark drama “Cake” and musical adaptation “The Last Five Years,” ensemble comedy “This is Where I Leave You” starring Corey Stoll, Adam Driver and more, Jason Reitman’s “Men, Women and Children” with Ansel Elgort, Kaitin Dever and others, and “99Read More
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Chloe Moretz forces Denzel Washington out of retirement for one last mission in the first trailer for Antoine Fuqua‘s “The Equalizer.” The Richard Wenk-scripted thriller is a remake of the 1980s television series by Richard Lindheim and Michael Sloan, which starred Edward Woodward in the titular role of Robert “The Equalizer” McCall, a retired intelligence agent turned private detective. This big screen revival has Washington taking over the lead role of the retired black ops commando whose quiet life in Boston is cut short after he attempts to rescue TeriRead More
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Chloe Moretz and Haley Bennett play a couple of young women in serious trouble who need the protection of Denzel Washington’s “The Equalizer” in the first stills released from Antoine Fuqua’s remake of the 1980s detective TV series of the same name. USA Today released the first stills today, which usually means a trailer can’t be far behind. Washington plays Robert McCall, a retired government operative who faked his own death in order to get some peace and quiet, but who comes out of retirement when Moretz’s character needs hisRead More
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Haley Bennett is someone we’ve been hoping would break out for a couple of years now, and while it seems she still hasn’t found that starring role that would take her to the next level just yet, she keeps on taking intriguing gigs in the meantime. The latest, according to Deadline, is the multi-generational drama “Fathers and Daughters,” which has Russell Crowe and Amanda Seyfried as the two leads. Bennett is joining the Gabriele Muccino film in a supporting role, alongside an impressive cast that already includes Aaron Paul, OctaviaRead More
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The ever-busy Chloe Moretz has found her next project and is attached to star in “November Criminals” from “Hitchcock” director Sacha Gervasi, according to The Wrap. Based on the 2011 novel of the same name by Sam Munson, the story is set in Washington DC and follows Addison Schacht, a high school senior juggling getting into college, selling drugs to his classmates and his complicated relationship with his best friend Phoebe aka Digger (who will be played by Moretz in the film). All that gets shoved aside though, when aRead More
Rising star Haley Bennett has landed a role in Sony’s remake of “The Equalizer” starring Denzel Washington, according to Deadline. Antoine Fuqua is directing the film and Washington is playing Robert McCall, the retired CIA officer with a mysterious past who helps people in need, originated by Edward Woodward in the 1980s TV series. Chloe Moretz landed the female lead role of Teri, a young prostitute, after chemistry testing opposite Washington and impressing the actor and filmmakers, leading to a script change that will age down the character originally meantRead More
Chloe Moretz has pulled off another coup and landed the sought-after female lead role in Antoine Fuqua’s “The Equalizer” opposite Denzel Washington, according to Deadline. Washington is playing Robert McCall, the retired CIA officer with a mysterious past who helps people in need, originated by Edward Woodward in the 1980s TV series. Moretz landed the role of Teri, a young prostitute, after chemistry testing opposite Washington and impressing the actor and filmmakers, leading to a script change that will age down the character originally meant to be in her 20s.Read More