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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
Well, that was fast. Literally minutes after we learned that Amanda Seyfried has been offered the role of Cosette in Tom Hooper’s big screen adaptation of “Les Miserables”, Twitch Film breaks even more big news, reporting that country singer Taylor Swift has emerged as Hooper’s choice and has the offer to take the role of Eponine. If earlier reports are to be believed, Swift beat out Evan Rachel Wood, Scarlett Johansson and “Glee” star Lea Michele for the role, quite a coup for the singer who has only dabbled brieflyRead More

Posted On November 5, 2010By Tamara ManneIn Casting

Zac Efron Rumored to Join ‘Akira’

A new role for Charlie St. Cloud’s Zac Efron? Slashfilm states that there’s been talk of Efron being offered a role in the Warner Bros. upcoming live-action remake of the anime Akira; although, this has yet to be confirmed. Albert Hughes will direct the first of the two-part adaptation penned by Albert Tores. Last month Efron was confirmed as the voice of Tommy in The Lorax. The 3-D CGI version of the Dr. Seuss book will be headlined by Danny Devito as the Lorax, and is targeted for release inRead More