Lily James will Play Cinderella in Upcoming Branagh Film

Disney just sent out the news break that “Actress Lily James (Downton Abbey) has been cast as Cinderella in Disney’s upcoming live-action interpretation of the beloved classic tale. The film is being directed by Sir Kenneth Branagh and stars Cate Blanchett as the iconic...
Posted On 30 Apr 2013

Scorsese finalizing plans to film Silence

Realizing a dream he’s talked about for well over 20 years, sounds as if financing is at last coming together for Martin Scorsese to bring The Silence to the screen. Set to begin filming in Taiwan in July 2014, the adaptation of Shusaku Endo’s novel will be...
Posted On 21 Apr 2013

Trailer: The Way, Way Back

Fox Searchlight reportedly paid $10 million for the rights to The Way Way Back at Sundance in February. Directed by Nat Faxon and Jim Rash — who won an Oscar for their screenplay for The Descendents. Over the course of his summer break, a teenager comes into his own thanks...
Posted On 11 Apr 2013

Todd Field to Direct Jess Walter’s marvelous Beautiful Ruins

Just announced — Todd Field will direct Beautiful Ruins, with Jess Walter and Field co-writing the screenplay. No word yet who might star but there are many great parts. We wrote about this great book earlier. The cast of characters include a beautiful unknown actress we...
Posted On 08 Apr 2013

Bradley Cooper takes Jude Law role in Jane Got a Gun

Meanwhile, back at the ranch… Bradley Cooper is the new bad guy in Jane Got a Gun. Cooper is stepping in to fill the role of outlaw gang leader vacated by Jude Law. You’ll recall Law had stepped in to fill the spot left open when original villain Joel Edgerton was...
Posted On 05 Apr 2013

Trailer: The English Teacher

  Two days ago we got our first look at the poster The English Teacher and today with the trailer we get to see Julianne Moore in action.
Posted On 03 Apr 2013

12 Years a Slave Hits Theaters December 27, 2013

On the heels of the news that Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave probably won’t be ready for Cannes, Fox Searchlight just issued a press release announcing its release date of December 27.  The pic stars Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Brad Pitt, Benedict...
Posted On 02 Apr 2013

Finding Dory hits Theaters Nov. 25, 2015

  Hard to believe we’ll have to wait two years to see but lo, Finding Nemo’s sequel, Finding Dory, will take that long to spring to life. Andrew Stanton will helm, and we can safely say this is to be Pixar’s second ever film with a female lead.  The press...
Posted On 02 Apr 2013

Clint Eastwood considering film adaptation of Jersey Boys

After Beyonce backed out of a Star is Born last October, Clint Eastwood’s musical aspirations stalled. But ContactMusic says he has his eye on the Tony award-winning Broadway show Jersey Boys. The director is reportedly set to take the musical – based around the...
Posted On 02 Apr 2013