Search for The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo narrows to 5

Search for The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo narrows to 5

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Is David Fincher’s search for the perfect embodiment of Lisbeth Salander down to the final round of contestants? Anne Thompson at IndieWire says “forget those other names” we been tossing around, because apparently the worldwide casting quest has quickly narrowed to 5 candidates. Four of those are pictured above (from left to right): Emily Browning (starring in Zack Snyder‚Äôs upcoming Sucker Punch); Sophie Lowe (from Australian chiller, Road Kill); Sarah…


Kenneth Branagh & Michelle Williams as Olivier & Monroe?

Kenneth Branagh & Michelle Williams as Olivier & Monroe?

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Kenneth Branagh, heir to Lawrence Olivier’s Shakespearean mantle as Hamlet and Henry V, could be preparing to star as Sir Larry himself in the Weinstein Co.’s upcoming adaptation of “My Week With Marilyn.” The story is based on a diary by Colin Clark, a young actor who worked for Laurence Olivier when the veteran actor shepherded Marilyn Monroe around London while she shot “The Prince and the Showgirl”. Dark Horizons…


First look at Aronosky’s Black Swan

First look at Aronosky’s Black Swan

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Following up on Sasha’s mention earlier today about the Venice premiere of Black Swan, via USA Today we have the first photos from Darren Aronofsky’s psychological thriller set in the world of New York City ballet. The dark tale with psychological twists stars Natalie Portman as Nina, a technically brilliant ballerina whose life takes some strange turns after being picked as the lead in a New York City production of…


Spitballing Oscar’s Ten Best Picture Nominees

Spitballing Oscar’s Ten Best Picture Nominees

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Since we don’t yet know how many of our wish list films are going to play out, it might be a fun practice to just write up our blind predictions of the potential ten films Oscar will recognize by year’s end. A few things to remember – they aren’t going to award all small character dramas that made smaller bank, even if they made a modest profit. ¬†There will be…


De Niro and Norton in the Stone Trailer

De Niro and Norton in the Stone Trailer

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Black Swan to Open Venice

Black Swan to Open Venice

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The lineup for the upcoming Venice Film Fest will be announced July 29, but Variety’s Nick Vivarelli does some spitballing. Word has it that Darren Aronofsky’s Black Swan will open the fest. ¬†The pic stars Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis, Winona Ryder and Vincent Cassel. ¬†Sofia Coppola’s Somewhere have already been announced and will screen there. ¬†The American is NOT going to be at the Venice fest. But other than that,…


HBO betting on Dustin Hoffman to bring ‘Luck’

HBO betting on Dustin Hoffman to bring ‘Luck’

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News from last week, but well worth a delayed post. David Milch (NYPD Blue, Deadwood), and Michael Mann (Miami Vice, Heat. Collateral) have produced a winning pilot for HBO which Deadline calls “a provocative look at horse racing ‚Äì the owners, gamblers, jockeys and diverse gaming industry players.” The series has been been picked up for a full season and begins production around Santa Ana this fall. ‚ÄúMichael Mann delivered…


The Company Men, trailer

The Company Men, trailer

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Rumor: Joseph Gordon-Levitt as The Riddler?

Rumor: Joseph Gordon-Levitt as The Riddler?

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As rumors go, this one sounds more plausible than most. Alex Billington at First Showing says he’s heard from a “reliable insider source” who’s seen The Riddler on the cast grid for Nolan’s Batman 3. Stirring up significant chatter is the additional detail that Joseph Gordon-Levitt is “interested.” Collider attempts to substantiate the situation: Casting grids like the one currently hanging out at Warner Bros. are often used as a…


Government Accountability Project Backs Countdown to Zero

Government Accountability Project Backs Countdown to Zero

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In what they are calling a rare move, the Government Accountability Project is backing and promoting Lucy Walker’s upcoming doc, Countdown to Zero, says The Whistleblower: The Government Accountability Project has a long, storied history of working with whistleblowers within the nuclear industry to bring public awareness to the most serious of safety threats. ¬†With that in mind, GAP is partnering with other public interest organizations to raise awareness about…

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The Toronto Film Fest unfurls September 4th through the 14th. New York kind of pulled an announcement coup, being the first major North American...

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This looks like it could do some serious damage in the Oscar race, non? Via The Film Stage: