x-men: first class Tag

Indie mainstay Caleb Landry Jones is in talks to join the cast of Roland Emmerich’s 1960s set gay rights drama “Stonewall,” according to Deadline. Jeremy Irvine was set for the lead role earlier this month. The historical, fact-based film will follow Irvine as a young man who gets caught up in the June 28, 1969 police raid of the Stonewall Hotel in New York City, “a venue that was a gathering place for gays and transgenders. It became the flashpoint for the gay rights movement, a galvanizing event that isRead More
The new “X-Men: Days of Future Past” TV spot is uniting X-Men old and new as they wage the ultimate fight in the past to save the future. The spot features actors from the original “X-Men” movie trilogy joining forces with their younger counterparts from “X-Men: First Class” as they battle the big question posed by the narration– “Is the future set in stone?” “X-Men: Days of Future Past” stars Hugh Jackman as Wolverine, James McAvoy as the younger Charles Xavier, Michael Fassbender as the younger Magneto, Jennifer Lawrence asRead More
“X-Men” franchise star Nicholas Hoult has signed on to star in dark indie comedy “Kill Your Friends.” Fellow British actor Jim Piddock has also been cast in the film based on the John Niven 2008 novel of the same name, according to Deadline. Hoult will play Steven Stelfox in the, a cutthroat A&R executive “slashing and burning his way through London’s music industry. Blithely crisscrossing the globe in search of the next megahit—fueled by greed and inhuman quantities of cocaine—Stelfox freely indulges in an unending orgy of self-gratification. But theRead More
The Wrap reports that Jane Levy and Lucas Till are being eyed for Paramount’s “Monster Trucks.” Since the movie has yet to be greenlit, offers haven’t officially been put out to the actors, but they are the studio’s top choices for the roles.  The studio is hoping that “Monster Trucks,” based on the Hasbro toy line, can be the first of a franchise in the vein of “Transformers.” With a script from Jonathan Aibel and Glenn Berger (“Kung-Fu Panda”), the $100 million film, described as a cross between “The Goonies”Read More
A quartet of up and comers have joined Dakota Fanning in the English language debut of Mexican director Gerardo Naranjo, according to THR. “Shameless” star Jeremy Allen White, Zoe Kravitz, Caleb Landry Jones and “Harry Potter”‘s Frank Dillane have rounded out the punk rock coming of age story. 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 begins later this month in Nevada. White plays genius butRead More
Even though Jack Huston and Toby Kebbell tried out for it, it’s James McAvoy who will be Dr. Victor Von “Frankenstein” in Fox’s new adaptation of Mary Shelley’s classic monster tale, according to Deadline. It’s unclear at this point how much the studio and director Paul McGuigan will be pulling from the Shelley classic novel from which this iconic tale originates. Igor – to be played by Daniel Radcliffe in this version – the hunchback assistant to the scientist is a character that was invented for the big screen. WhileRead More
All those intriguing projects being put together to go out to buyers at Cannes are starting to make themselves known, and here’s one of the most intriguing. Screen Daily reports Michael Fassbender is attached to play the titular role in a big screen adaptation of Shakespeare’s iconic tragedy “Macbeth” for fast rising Australian director Justin Kurzel. The film is expected to shoot later this year with Fassbender in the role of the ambitious Scottish army captain who resorts to regicide in order to steal the crown, plunging the rest ofRead More
Rising stars Zoe Kravitz and Ansel Elgort, along with CW series “Nikita” star Maggie Q have joined Shailene Woodley in the adaptation of YA novel “Divergent”, according to THR. But no, none of them are playing male lead Four, who filmmakers are apparently having a lot of trouble locking down. In the Neil Burger directed adaptation, Woodley plays Tris Prior, whose futuristic dystopic world is one in which society is divided into factions (Dauntless, Abnegation, Amity, Candor, and Erudite), and each person is sorted into each faction based on aRead More
Director Bryan Singer has taken to Twitter to announce even more cast additions to sequel “X-Men: Days of Future Past” which, frankly, feels a bit crowded already. Today it’s French actor Omar Sy, who recently broke out in international hit “The Intouchables”, who has come on board the comic book adaptation in an unspecified role. Thus far only Sy and “Game of Thrones” star Peter Dinklage are fresh faces to the mutant franchise, while the rest of the cast will be a mix of Singer’s original 2000s’ “X-Men” trilogy –Read More
Rupert Wyatt has found the leading man of his big screen adaptation of Sebastian Falkes’ wartime romantic epic “Birdsong”, according to Variety, and it’s someone who has a lot of heat at the moment.. “Nicholas Hoult is the holy grail in my search for Stephen,” Wyatt says, referring to lead character Stephen Wraysford, a 21-year old British soldier who falls for a married French woman in the midst of World War I. Their ill-fated love affair has lasting effects and the story spans three generations after their initial separation. ARead More