wrath of the titans Tag

UPDATE: Yup, this might take a while. Variety reports Abbie Cornish, Olivia Wilde and Julianne Hough are all in the hunt too, have submitted audition tapes and will be meeting with Fincher in the coming weeks. Looks like Amy Dunne may be just as hard to lock down as Lisbeth Salander. David Fincher is on the hunt for his newest heroine and just as many names seem to be popping up in connection with the female lead of “Gone Girl” as they did for “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.”Read More
British actress Lily James has landed the coveted titular role in Disney’s new live-action adaptation of “Cinderella”, the studio announced today. James beat out competition from fellow up and comers Bella Heathcote and Margot Robbie to play the iconic Princess for director Kenneth Branagh. Cate Blanchett will play Cinderella’s Evil Stepmother in the film which will shoot this fall. Aline Brosh McKenna and Chris Weitz wrote the screenplay and the search will now presumably turn to finding James her Prince Charming. Last we heard, “Game of Thrones” actor Richard MaddenRead More
Since Emma Watson won’t put on that glass slipper, Disney and director Kenneth Branagh are moving on in their search for “Cinderella.” Today Deadline reports three relatively unknown young actresses will be auditioning for the role this week in London, while a “Game of Thrones” actor is one of the names being bandied about for the role of the handsome Prince. British actress Lily James and Aussies Bella Heathcote and Margot Robbie will be testing for the titular role this week, and Deadline seems confident one of the three isRead More
British up and comer Toby Kebbell has landed the lead role in Tony Pemberton’s “Buddha’s Little Finger”, reports Screen Daily. Canadian actresses Karine Vanasse and Anne-Marie Cadieux, as well as German actors André Hennicke, Trystan Pütter, Stipe Erceg and Ivan Shvedoff round out this international cast. Filming began on August 28th with Kebbell in the role of young Russian gangster Pyotr Voyd, who undergoes interrogation in 1991 and begins to believe he is a poet in 1919, fighting in the Russian revolution alongside real life Bolshevik commander Vasily Ivanovich ChapaevRead More
Who knew a former Bond Girl and “Pride & Prejudice”‘s graceful older sister Jane would become such a sought-after comedienne? British newspaper The Daily Mail touts Rosamund Pike to be the newest “go to funny-girl” on film, and as such, has already landed two new comedies. Pike will star alongside Simon Pegg and Nick Frost in the conclusion to Edgar Wright’s Three Flavours Cornetto Trilogy, “The World’s End”, and writer Nick Hornby is penning a big screen comedy just for Pike to star in. This will be Pike’s first forayRead More
Casting is quickly firming up on Tom Hooper’s adaptation of international blockbuster musical “Les Miserables”, but while some of the major roles are still being negotiated, a strong supporting character has been finalized. Little known stage and screen actor George Blagden has been cast as student revolutionary Grantaire, the actor’s reps confirmed to us today. Blagden will share the screen with the likes of Hugh Jackman, Anne Hathaway, Russell Crowe and Amanda Seyfried. Blagden will share most of his screentime with Eddie Redmayne and Aaron Tveit, whose Marius and EnjolrasRead More
Kit Harington is still in the game! After the not-so-promising development of Joel Kinnaman being the only one cast in “Arthur and Lancelot” after he tested with the “Game of Thrones” star in London, THR reports Harington could still have a shot. Kinnaman is in negotiations for Lancelot and will be doing chemistry tests with potential Arthurs, including Harington – again. Joining in the competition this time around are Harington’s “Thrones” co-star Richard Madden and fellow British actors Luke Evans and Toby Kebbell. Director David Dobkin’s vision for the newRead More
It-Girl of the moment Brit Marling decided to keep “Company” with Robert Redford and in the process has left open the high profile female lead opposite Tom Cruise in thriller “One Shot”, which Marling could not fit into her busy schedule. THR now reports actresses including Hayley Atwell, Rosamund Pike and Alexa Davalos are vying for the role of a defense lawyer in the film based on the Lee Childs series of books revolving around anti-hero Jack Reacher. All actresses in the running tested for the role yesterday. Cruise willRead More
“Barney’s Version” actress and recent “Superman” female lead finalist Rosamund Pike is close to finalizing a deal with Warner Bros to play legendary Greek mythological princess Andromeda in “Clash of the Titans” sequel “Wrath of the Titans”, according to Deadline. She will be replacing Alexa Davalos, who played the role in the first film and is unavailable for the sequel. Both from the same studio, this role takes Pike out of the running for the still unspecified (though rumored to be villainous Ursa) role in “Superman”. Five lesser-known actresses hadRead More
This one is a bit of surprise, since Alexa Davalos played the role of Andromeda in “Clash of the Titans” and it seemed her storyline with Sam Worthington’s Perseus was neatly wrapped up at the end of that movie, but The Wrap reports Warner Bros is bringing back the princess who, in traditional Greek mythology, marries Perseus after he frees her from the sea monster Cetus. However, since the film deviated greatly from legend by having Perseus fight the Kraken instead of Cetus and link him romantically more to mythologicalRead More