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There’s finally been confirmation that Kellan Lutz and Malin Akerman are indeed reprising their roles on Lisa Kudrow’s quiet but cult comedy “The Comeback.” Premiering for a limited series in the fall, the aptly named show was a 2006 comedy about Valerie Cherish (Kudrow), a former TV star who was trying to get back into the limelight by having her personal and professional life taped for a reality show. Filmed in the style of reality television raw footage, it showed Valerie working on a new sitcom called “Room and Bored.” StarringRead More
Robert Pattinson Olivier Assayas
Robert Pattinson, 28, has landed a role in Olivier Assayas‘ gangster film “Idol’s Eye.” Although news of the casting was first revealed by Assayas via Les InRocks last week, Pattinson confirmed his involvement in an interview with La Nouvel Observateur whilst at the Cannes International Film Festival earlier this week. “It’s a true story about this guy — thieves who rob a porn store without realizing it’s a mafia front place in the late ’70s,” says Pattinson of the film, which he is set to begin working on in November.Read More
Do you see the resemblance? According to Deadline, Ron Livingston and Ashley Greene have been cast to play Elvis and Priscilla Priestley in indie drama “The Shangri-La Suite.” It’s not a biopic, though, and they’re not the main characters. Luke Grimes and Emily Browning play the young lovers at the center of Eddie O’Keefe’s fictional drama, which just began filming in Los Angeles. O’Keefe wrote the script and is making his feature directorial debut on the tale described as being in the vein of “Bonnie and Clyde” and “Natural BornRead More

Posted On January 28, 2014By Liam McMillenIn Casting

Kristen Stewart Joining Julianne Moore in “Still Alice”

Lisa Genova‘s “Still Alice” was a cracking book when it was first released. It tackled key themes and was a heartbreaking tale. Now, it looks like it’s making its way onto the big screen. The film seems to be picking up pace too. It’s been confirmed via Screen daily that Kristen Stewart has joined alongside Alec Baldwin, Kate Bosworth  and Julianne Moore in the Memento Films production. Moore will play Alice, a fifty year old woman  who discovers she has Alzheimer’s. Stewart will play Lydia, her youngest daughter, who hasRead More
“A secret pact will tear them apart” warns the first trailer for Sundance Channel’s second original series, “The Red Road.” Our first look at the series shows protests, rituals, confrontations, and a fair amount of violence. The series follows Sheriff Harold Jensen (Martin Henderson), a man trying to keep his family together while simultaneously policing two communities: a small town just outside of New York City and a neighboring Native American tribe. A cover up involving his alcoholic wife (Julianne Nicholson) forces him to align himself with a dangerous memberRead More
Indie mainstay Brady Corbet is ready to step behind the camera for his feature directorial debut, and he’s cast Robert Pattinson, Juliette Binoche and Tim Roth to star in political drama “The Childhood of a Leader,” according to Variety. The film is vaguely described as the story of the childhood of a post-WWI leader, and is tentatively scheduled to begin filming in Europe in May. Corbet co-wrote the script with Mona Fastvold. Corbet previously made a short film called “Protect You + Me” (which can be seen in its entiretyRead More
Dakota Fanning has been set to play the lead role in an indie coming of age drama that will be the English language debut of Mexican director Gerardo Naranjo, according to Deadline. In the untitled film, Fanning will play Viena, “a roadie who’s on a journey of self-discovery and survival as part of a punk band’s convoy, traveling through America circa the 1980s.” Filming is set to begin February. Fanning, a household names at the tender age of 19 with 50 credits to her name, recently wrapped up indie dramaRead More
Stephen Frears’ already-filming, still-untitled Lance Armstrong biopic has added “The Hobbbit” star Lee Pace to its cast, reports The Wrap. Ben Foster stars as the disgraced former Tour de France winner (and the resemblance is uncanny), with Chris O’Dowd as the journalist who supported him, then ultimately brought about his downfall. Jesse Plemons and Guillaume Canet have supporting roles, while Pace’s role is unspecified as well. Pace, who has something of a cult following thanks to roles in short-lived but beloved TV series “Pushing Daisies” and “Wonderfalls,” had a busyRead More
Benedict Cumberbatch has found himself a companion in his search for “The Lost City of Z,” with Screen Daily reporting Robert Pattinson has now joined his fellow Brit in the James Gray film. Formerly a Brad Pitt starring vehicle (now he’ll only produce via his Plan B Productions), now Cumberbatch is set to play Percy Fawcett, a British explorer who disappeared into the jungles of South American in 1925 on a quest to recover the lost city of El Dorado, the legendary City of Gold, an ancient society that hadRead More
If you liked “Adventureland,” this should probably come as welcome news. Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart, who played the inexplicably somber leads in an otherwise comedy, are reuniting in what is described as an action comedy called “American Ultra.” THR reports “Project X” director Nima Nourizadeh will direct the film from a script by “Chronicle”‘s Max Landis. Eisenberg will play Mike, a stoner who lives in a small town with his girlfriend Phoebe (Stewart). “One night, their lives take an unexpected turn when Mike’s past comes back to haunt him,Read More