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Here’s a movie that we’ve almost forgotten completely about popping back up again as it heads towards a release – finally. Unless it’s another false alarm. “The Seventh Son” stars Jeff Bridges, Julianne Moore, Ben Barnes and Alicia Vikander and has seen one setback after another in the past few years since it was filmed, but now here’s a new trailer, once again. Barnes plays the seventh son of a seventh son and an apprentice to Bridges’ wizard. Moore plays the leader of the witches, who are evil and whoRead More
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“Game of Thrones” star Kit Harington will join Alicia Vikander in Vera Brittain biopic “Testament of Youth,” according to THR. James Kent is directing the film based on Brittain’s own autobiography of the same name. Brittain lived into her 70s and wrote three memoirs of her life before and after World War I, but Vikander will take on her first, which revolved around her entrance to the University of Oxford, her romance with Roland Leighton, and the onset of World War I, which would ultimately take the lives of herRead More
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Deadline reports that “Game of Thrones” actor Kit Harington is set to star in “Spooks: The Greater Good,” a film adaptation of the long-running hit British spy series, also known as “MI-5″ in the United States. Harington will join Jennifer Ehle and former “Spooks” star Peter Firth as ex-MI5 operative Will Crombie, who is brought back in by the Deputy Chief (Ehle) to find out how terrorist Adam Qasim escaped custody during a routine handover and why Head of Counterterrorism Harry Pearce (Firth) disappeared soon afterward. Also Harry’s former protégé, Crombie uncovers a conspiracy that runs from Vietnam to theRead More
Swedish rising star Alicia Vikander is really cornering the market on historical romances. The star of “Anna Karenina” and “A Royal Affair” is poised to headline another, this one set at the onset of World War I. Screen Daily reports Vikander is in talks to join “Ali and Nino”, based on the novel by Kurban Said. Asif Kapadia is on board to direct from a script by Christopher Hampton, which is currently in the early stages (read: it’ll probably be a while before this one starts filming). Said’s novel, originallyRead More
After dropping the first trailer on us yesterday, fantasy epic “The Seventh Son” is now entering a marketing push leading up to its second Comic-Con panel on Saturday, July 20th (it already had one two years ago, in 2011). Today, the first poster from the film has been released, featuring a presumably minor character, played by “Game of Thrones” actor Kit Harington. Ben Barnes plays the titular Seventh Son here, as the apprentice fated to assist Jeff Bridges in his defeat of the evil witches led by Julianne Moore, fallingRead More
Talk about long-gestating! “The Seventh Son” cast its young leads back at the beginning of 2011 and filming took place in the beginning of 2012, but over two years later and…. we’re still several months away from its release. Further bad news: The release date it finally landed on is in the barren desert of January 2014. There might be cause for concern here, but for now, the first trailer has dropped. Ben Barnes plays the seventh son of the seventh son, which means he’s The One to help JeffRead More
Fast rising Swedish actress Alicia Vikander has landed another high profile role, this time the female lead in Guy Ritchie’s reboot of spy comedy “The Man From U.N.C.L.E.” starring Tom Cruise and Armie Hammer. This is the 1960s buddy cop comedy style spy series that Warner Bros has been trying to put together for the big screen for some time, with previous iterations featuring Soderbergh behind the camera, Clooney in front, etc. Cruise is taking the Napoleon Solo role, with Hammer in line for his sidekick Illya Kuryakin. The twoRead More
International rising stars Alicia Vikander and Brenton Thwaites are heading Down Under for thriller “Son of a Gun”, which already stars Ewan McGregor, according to Deadline. Julius Avery begins directing the film later this month in Australia, which is described as “a visceral, tautly paced heist thriller, centers on a complex relationship between Australia’s public enemy No. 1 (McGregor) and his young protégé (Thwaites).” Polish actor Jacek Koman has also joined the cast in an unspecified role. Vikander will hop on board the shoot after she finishes filming Bill Condon’sRead More
Bill Condon continues to build an impressive cast for his still untitled film about the founding of Wikileaks and its controversial leader, Julian Assange. With British actor Benedict Cumberbatch set as Assange and German actor Daniel Bruhl as his right-hand man Daniel Domscheit-Berg, Variety now reports Swedish rising star Alicia Vikander has joined the cast as well. The Dreamworks film is taking its source material from Domscheit-Berg’s “Inside WikiLeaks: My Time with Julian Assange at the World’s Most Dangerous Website” and “WikiLeaks: Inside Julian Assange’s War on Secrecy” by DavidRead More
Perhaps Warner Bros’ own answer to “the next Harry Potter”, the first image from historical fantasy epic “The Seventh Son” has arrived today via USA Today. Ben Barnes – replacing Sam Claflin – plays Tom, a young 18th century sorcery apprentice of Jeff Bridges, who is ancient and benevolent and has struggled for centuries in a fight against Julianne Moore’s evil witch. The cast also features rising Swedish star Alicia Vikander as a young half-witch named Alice, though we have no images of her just yet. She, along with Claflin,Read More