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Boyd Holbrook and Rhys Wakefield are amongst the cast signing on for indie drama “Cardboard Boxer,” according to Variety. Macy Gray, Thomas Haden Church and Terrence Howard are also in the film written and directed by Knate Gwaltney. The story follows a homeless man living on LA’s Skid Row who finds himself the target of rich, trouble-making teenagers who stop buy to pay the homeless to fight each other for their enjoyment. Ick, but presumably Holbrook and Wakefield are amongst the teen characters. Holbrook is one of our Faces toRead More
We probably all could have called this one, but Latino Review confirms it with sources: Saoirse Ronan has gone in for a meeting or an audition for an unspecified role in “Star Wars: Episode VII.” Meanwhile, Bleeding Cool takes it one step further, reporting it is indeed the lead role in the film that she met for. Given their similar ages and even appearance, it may stand to reason that Ronan went in for the same role that Rachel Hurd-Wood also read for last month. What does this tell us?Read More
Boyd Holbrook, one of our Faces to Watch in 2013, has landed himself two new roles, according to Deadline. He’ll play Collin, the son of Ed Harris’ character, in the WB’s thriller “Run All Night” also starring Liam Neeson and Joel Kinnaman. This is being directed by Jaume Collet-Serra (“Orphan”, “House of Wax”). Holbrook has also bagged the role of kidnapper Jeff in David Fincher’s “Gone Girl” for Fox opposite Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike. Others such as Tyler Perry and Neil Patrick Harris have also recently joined the novelRead More
Gemma Arterton has talked freely about the myriad of in development projects she is attached to, and many of them have never come to fruition, but it looks like one finally will. Variety is reporting “The Keys to the Street,” one of Christopher Nolan’s first screenplays, adapted from the novel by Ruth Rendell, is finally happening. The film, co-written by Nolan and Michael Stokes, now has a director, Julius Sevcik, and Arterton has two new co-stars, Tim Roth and Max Irons. Filming is set to begin in the first quarterRead More
Kenny Wormald and Jake Abel have joined the cast of indie drama “Love and Mercy”, according to The Wrap. The biopic follows legendary Beach Boys frontman Brian Wilson. Paul Dano will play Wilson as a young man, while John Cusack will portray him in later years. Wormald will play Beach Boys member and Brian’s younger brother Dennis Wilson, while Abel will play their cousin and the group’s lyricist Mike Love. Paul Giamatti and Elizabeth Banks co-star. The movie, written by Oren Moverman and to be directed by Bill Pohlad, willRead More
Busy rising star Boyd Holbrook has booked a pair of upcoming roles, according to The Wrap. The Kentucky-born model turned actor has joined troubled Western “Jane Got a Gun” opposite Natalie Portman, Ewan McGregor and Joel Edgerton, as well as indie drama “Little Accidents” in which he’ll play the lead role opposite Elizabeth Banks. Holbrook will shoot the already filming “Jane” first for director Gavin O’Connor. After a serious case of cast and crew musical chairs, lensing is now underway in New Mexico on the tale of a woman (Portman)Read More
UPDATE: We somehow missed this report from last month, but Britain’s The Daily Mail reports “The Borgias” actress Holliday Grainger is in talks for one of the few female roles in the film, while Emma Watson also met with the director but ultimately couldn’t take a different role. Daily Mail also updates Robert Pattinson has passed on the project. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: The gang’s almost all here. After initial reports of negotiations in March, British actors Sam Claflin (“The Hunger Games: Catching Fire”) and Douglas Booth (“Jupiter Ascending”) have now officiallyRead More
Stars of “The Host” and “Harry Potter” are crossing paths. It was announced today that Jake Abel and Tom Felton have signed on to star in true life historical tale “Ghosts of the Pacific”, along with seasoned actor Garret Dillahunt. Producer Brian Falk will be making his directorial debut on the film, which follows three WWII soldiers who are cast adrift on the Pacific Ocean when they are forced to ditch their plane. Dillahunt plays pilot Harold Dixon, Felton bombardier Tony Pastula, and Abel radioman Gene Aldrich. Based on realRead More

Posted On March 18, 2013By Linda GeIn General News

GIVEAWAY: Win Prizes from “The Host”!

It’s one of the most anticipated films of the year and we’ve partnered with Open Road Films to give away some great prizes to celebrate the release of “The Host”! What if everything you love was taken from you in the blink of an eye? “The Host” is the next epic love story from the creator of the “Twilight Saga,” worldwide bestselling author, Stephenie Meyer. When an unseen enemy threatens mankind by taking over their bodies and erasing their memories, Melanie Stryder (Saoirse Ronan) will risk everything to protect theRead More
“The Host” star Max Irons is the first actor to be confirmed to be joining Lone Scherfig’s adaptation of hit play “Posh”, according to THR. On Friday Irons, Sam Claflin, Douglas Booth and Robert Pattinson were first reported to be in various stages of discussions with the production about taking four of the ten or so roles available. THR also echos the original report that Pattinson, out of all the actors, is the least solidified, indicating “he’s being circled more than he’s circling” the project. Laura Wade’s 2010 hit playRead More