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Sienna Miller, Zoe Saldana and Elle Fanning to star in Live by Night 0

Sienna Miller, Zoe Saldana and Elle Fanning to Live by Night

Ben Affleck’s next directing project, Live by Night, is gearing up again and has just announced the casting of Sienna Miller, Zoe Saldana and Elle Fanning. Using characters from Dennis Lehane’s novel “The Given Day”, the film is set in Prohibition-era America and follows Coughlin, a charismatic young gangster on his rise through the glitz and...

Shia LaBeouf, Kate Mara and Gary Oldman to Star in Man Down 0

Shia LaBeouf, Kate Mara and Gary Oldman to star in Man Down

Shia LaBeouf, Kate Mara and Gary Oldman have signed on to star in Man Down, a psychological thriller about an Afghanistan war veteran haunted by his experiences who is searching for his family in a post-apocalyptic America. Dito Montiel (“A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints”) is directing from a script by Adam Simon. The project, which...

Naomi Watts to star in Demolition 0

Naomi Watts to star in Demolition

Naomi Watts has joined the cast of Demolition and will star opposite Jake Gyllenhaal in the romantic drama. Jean-Marc Vallee is directing from a script by Bryan Sipe. The story follows a young investment banker struggling to understand his emotional unraveling after the tragic death of his wife. Suddenly a woman he meets in a chance...

About Time - Movie Review 0

About Time: A Ravishing RomCom

by Harrison Warwick That’s “ravish” as in “rape,” lest you think I was enthralled by a film that came and went from theatres so quietly last autumn. Now I see why. Despite a winning lead performance by Domhnall Gleeson, “About Time,” written and directed by Richard Curtis, is rather half-baked (especially the second half). Perhaps it...

Margot Robbie to star in The Ghost in the Shell 0

Margot Robbie to star in Ghost in the Shell

Margot Robbie is in early negotiations to star in Ghost in the Shell, an adaptation of the Japanese manga that Rupert Sanders is set to direct for DreamWorks. The script has been written by Bill Wheeler and is based on the original story that follows a member of a covert ops unit of the Japanese National...

Jessica Chastain and Kristen Wiig to join The Martian 0

Jessica Chastain and Kristen Wiig to join The Martian

Jessica Chastain is in early talks to join Matt Damon in The Martian, a sci-fi adventure to be directed by Ridley Scott for 20th Century Fox. Kristen Wiig is also in early negotiations, though discussions for her involvement in the film are still in a preliminary stage. The film will be based on the e-book by...

George Clooney to direct Hack Attack 0

George Clooney to direct celebrity phone hacking drama

George Clooney has signed on to direct Hack Attack, a drama about the British phone hacking scandal, for Sony Pictures. The film will be based on Nick Davies’ account of the British phone hacking scandal surrounding Rupert Murdoch’s news empire. Over six years, Davies investigated News Corporation and its subsidiary, News International; his book shows how...

James Marsden and Michelle Monaghan in The Best of Me 0

New Trailer for The Best of Me with music by Lady Antebellum

Relativity Studios has just released a special new trailer for the upcoming movie, The Best of Me, a romantic drama based on the bestselling novel by Nicholas Sparks, starring Michelle Monaghan, James Marsden, Luke Bracey and Liana Liberato. Lady Antebellum wrote (with Monty Powell) and recorded “I Did With You”, a song inspired by the story in...

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Hollywood Film Awards to be televised

For the first time in its 17 year history, the Hollywood Film Awards will go to the small screen. This year, on Friday, November 14, CBS will air the awards ceremony, planning to make it an all-night event. The network has set the 7:30pm-8pm half-hour for a red-carpet pre-show. Following the 8pm-10pm ceremony, broadcast live on...

Nicholas Sparks' novel The Choice 0

Nicholas Sparks’ novel The Choice goes to the big screen

Another Nicholas Sparks’ novel heads to the big screen. The Choice is the 11th novel of the author to be turned into a film. Ross Katz (“Adult Beginners”) is set to direct the romantic drama from a script by Bryan Sipes. The story spans a decade and traces the evolution of a love affair between Travis...

Vince Vaughn to star in The Politician 0

Vince Vaughn to star in The Politician

Vince Vaughn is attached to star in The Politician, a comedy being developed at Columbia. Michael Dowse (“What if”) has come on board to direct. The script, which was on the 2013 Black List, was written by Matthew Bass and Theodore Bressman and centers on a politician in Washington, D.C., who is caught in a scandal with...

Emilia Clarke and Sam Claflin 0

Emilia Clarke and Sam Claflin to star in Me Before You

Emilia Clarke from the “Game of Thrones” TV Series and Sam Claflin from “The Hunger Games” franchise are in talks to star in Me Before You, a drama based on the novel by Jojo Moyes. Thea Sharrock will direct for MGM and New Line Cinema. The script has been written by Scott Neustadter and Michael H....

Rosewater Trailer 0

Trailer for Jon Stewart’s Rosewater!

Rosewater, Jon Stewart’s directorial debut, just had its World Premiere on Friday, August 29th at the Telluride Film Festival. The film is based on The New York Times best-selling memoir “Then They Came for Me: A Family’s Story of Love, Captivity, and Survival,” written by Maziar Bahari. The film marks the directorial debut of “The Daily...