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Tom Hiddleston is headed back to the small screen, joining Hugh Laurie to star in John Le Carre spy thriller adaptation “The Night Manager,” according to THR. Published in 1993,”The Night Manager” follows Jonathan Pine, a former British soldier now working at a luxurious hotel as a night auditor. Pine meets a French-Arab woman named Sophie with ties an English black marketer who specializes in weapons. Sophie provides Pine with incriminating documents, and ends up dead for her troubles. Pine then works with intelligence operatives and goes undercover as partRead More
King Kong origin film “Skull Island” has cast Tom Hiddleston in the lead role, with “Kings of Summer” director Jordan Vogt-Roberts stepping behind the camera, it was announced today. Legendary announced its plans to make a feature film based on the cinematic origins of King Kong during this year’s San Diego Comic Con with an original draft of the script by Max Borenstein. Previous works have touched on the island, but staying on and exploring this mysterious and dangerous place offers Legendary the opportunity to take audiences deeper inside thisRead More
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Posted On September 11, 2014By Alamin YohannesIn Casting

Elizabeth Olsen Joins Tom Hiddleston in ‘I Saw The Light’

Elizabeth Olsen will play Hank Williams’ wife Audrey Mae in his biopic, “I Saw The Light,” which stars Tom Hiddleston. Williams was a musician from Alabama who had many hits starting in the 1950s. His breakout song was “Move It on Over,” with other popular songs including “Lovesick Blues” and “Lost Highway.” As a result of his alcohol and prescription drug addiction he died of heart failure at the very young age of 29. Marc Abraham‘s will direct a script he wrote that is based on a book about Williams’ life called “HankRead More

Posted On August 12, 2014By Layla HedgesIn Casting

Tom Hiddleston Being Circled for ‘Ben-Hur’

Tom Hiddleston is reportedly being courted for the title role in Timur Bekmambetov‘s upcoming adaptation of “Ben-Hur”. The film, an adaptation of the Lew Wallace novel, follows Jewish prince Judah Ben-Hur has he is framed for a crime and sold into slavery. The story was made famous when portrayed by Charlton Heston in the 1959 adaptation. “Ben-Hur” currently has a release date of February 16, 2016. This casting isn’t definite, as Hiddleston is in demand. Best known for his portrayal of Loki in Marvel’s “Avengers” film series, he recently finishedRead More

Posted On June 26, 2014By Brittney SeegersIn Casting

Luke Evans Joins the Cast of ‘High-Rise’

Luke Evans, along with Elisabeth Moss, has joined the cast of Ben Wheatley’s “High-Rise,” Variety reports. The duo join a star-studded cast including Tom Hiddleston, Sienna Miller, Jeremy Irons, and James Purefoy. “High-Rise” focuses on those involved with a residential tower built as a solution to the problems facing London at the time. Nothing is known about Evans’ role in the film, but Hiddleston will be playing Robert Laing, a doctor seduced by the high-rise and its creator, Anthony Royal (Irons). Miller plays Charlotte, Royal’s aide who strikes up aRead More
Tom Hiddleston is ready to make his onscreen singing debut, as Deadline reports the “Thor” star will play legendary country crooner Hank Williams in a new biopic called “I Saw the Light.” Marc Abraham will direct the film starting in October, with Hiddleston set to cover some of Williams’ most iconic songs including “Your Cheatin’ Heart”, “I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry” and “Hey Good Lookin’.” Williams rose to fame in the 1940s and early 50s but like so many famous young people, succumbed to alcoholism and pill addiction andRead More
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Benedict Cumberbatch, Tom Hiddleston and Eddie Redmayne are being sought for David Grindley‘s adaptation of RC Sherriff’s 1928 play “Journey’s End,” according to the Sunday Times. “Journey’s End,” which was originally adapted in 1930 by James Whale, centers on a group of British army infantry officers who are fighting in the trenches of Saint-Quentin, Aisne, during the last year of the First World War. Cumberbatch is being tipped to play the leading role of Captain Stanhope, a man who is looked up as a father figure among his group ofRead More
Yup, this is a period piece alright. Just Jared have the first photos from the set of Guillermo del Toro’s latest horror film “Crimson Peak” and Tom Hiddleston and Mia Wasikowska look like they just stepped out of the 1800s. Wasikowska, taking over for Emma Stone, plays a young writer named Edith who discovers her new husband is not all he seems. It’s unclear if that husband is Hiddleston or Charlie Hunnam’s character, but Hiddleston does also play twin brother to Jessica Chastain, with the two being from an aristocraticRead More
English director Ben Wheatley took to Twitter to announce his next film, and it’s a good one: He’s directing an adaptation of JG Ballard’s “High-Rise,” and Tom Hiddleston will star in it. Hiddleston will play a young doctor living in a towering residential building who becomes embroiled in an outbreak of violence when class warfare erupts, pitting floors against floors. Wheatley says: I am very excited to be working with Hiddleston on this project. He brings an intelligence, vulnerability and humour to his roles, be they art-house or blockbuster thatRead More
A bloody new trailer for Jim Jarmusch‘s vampire story “Only Lovers Left Alive” has debuted. Jarmusch’s first film in four years stars Tom Hiddleston, Tilda Swinton, Mia Wasikowska, Anton Yelchin, John Hurt and Jeffrey Wright. “Only Lovers Left Alive” chronicles the relationship of a Biblically-named vampire couple named Adam (Hiddleston) and Eve (Swinton). The pair, who although have been in a relationship together for centuries, sometimes live separately and are reunited during the modern-day world. Playing the role of Eve’s young sister Ava is Wasikowska. Also in the cast asRead More