Penélope Cruz Cast as Donatella Versace in ‘Versace: American Crime Story’

LOS ANGELES, March 20, 2017 – Academy Award® winning actress Penélope Cruz has been cast to play Donatella Versace, the sister of murdered fashion designer Gianni Versace, in Versace: American Crime Story. Versace: American Crime Story is the third installment of the universally acclaimed, award-winning limited series from Ryan Murphy, Nina Jacobson and Brad Simpson. […]

Paramount Pictures Announces New Comedy: ‘Heavy Duty’ – Josh Gad to Star, Disruption Entertainment to Produce

Paramount Pictures today announced the comedy “HEAVY DUTY,” based on an original idea by Josh Gad (“FROZEN,” “THE WEDDING RINGER”). Gad will star in the film based on the script written by Dan Hernandez and Benji Samit (“1600 Penn,” “Super Fun Night”). Disruption Entertainment’s Mary Parent and Cale Boyter will produce with Gad. Drew Pearce (“MISSION: […]

Jennifer Lawrence is in talks to star in Darren Aronofsky’s next project

It’s been a rather interesting couple of days for Jennifer Lawrence. First, the buzz for her role in David O. Russell‘s upcoming Joy got a boost from reports of a positive test screening. Then of course came her on point/powerful remarks about gender inequality and pay discrepancies in Hollywood (which you can and should read […]

Steve Carell Replaces Bruce Willis in Woody Allen’s Next Film

A bit of controversy seemed to be brewing on Woody Allen‘s currently filming next project over the past few days. Shortly after production had begin, it was announced that Bruce Willis was dropping out of the movie, purportedly because of a conflict with his upcoming Broadway work on Misery. That seemed odd, considering he was […]

Full Cast announced for Woody Allen’s next film

Back when I attended the Press Day for Woody Allen‘s latest film Irrational Man (my review of which can be found right here, along with an interview with Parker Posey here), he was asked at a press conference about his next project. Interestingly enough, for a man who normally strings us along for a while […]

Tom Holland is the next Spider-Man, with Jon Watts as his Director

Finally. Our long national nightmare (that very few people seemed especially passionate about) is over folks. Marvel and Sony have not only finally settled on a Peter Parker/Spider-Man, they’ve also hired the director for the stand alone reboot. Yes, reports have Tom Holland emerging from that never ending audition scrum to play your friendly neighborhood […]

Tom Hanks is Clint Eastwood’s choice to play Captain Sully for His Next Film

Could the man who played Captain Richard Phillips be our Captain Sully Sullenberger? Well, if reports are to be believed, Tom Hanks is in fact who director Clint Eastwood wants to play Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger in a biopic about the heroic airline pilot. They’re in negotiations right now, but this appears like it will […]

Marvel and Sony at Odds about the Next Spider-Man?

As much as most of us seemed to rejoice when Spider-Man returned to the Marvel fold, it loomed in the back of our mind that this wasn’t a straight integration into the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but a joint venture with Sony. As such, it’s probably not surprising that the role of Peter Parker/Spidey is becoming […]

Asa Butterfield is the Newest Spider-Man!

Move over Andrew Garfield. Tobey Maguire who? That’s what the powers that be over at Marvel and Sony are thinking as they’ve settled on the latest actor to portray Peter Parker and his web slinging alter ego. Yes, reports/mostly confirmed rumors have Asa Butterfield as the new high school aged Spider-Man after an extensive search […]

Look at the Shortlist for the Next Possible Spider-Man

Now that we know that the newest incarnation of Spider-Man will again be Peter Parker and not Miles Morales, it seems like we’re closing in on finding out who the wall crawler will be played by. Various sources like this one are reporting that the part could wind up being fought over between Asa Butterfield, […]

Ryan Gosling could star in Guillermo del Toro’s Disney film ‘Haunted Mansion’

Now here’s an interesting pairing. It’s no secret that Ryan Gosling and filmmaker Guillermo del Toro have been enjoying each other’s company and looking for a project to team up on. Well, according to reports, they’ve figured out the movie to do together, and it’s the Disney supernatural family flick Haunted Mansion that del Toro […]

Kathy Bates Joins ‘American Horror Story: Hotel’

Academy Award® and Emmy Award® Winner Returns to the Horror Anthology Series After Starring in AHS: Freak Show and AHS: Coven Bates Joins Previously Announced Lady Gaga, Matt Bomer, Cheyenne Jackson, Wes Bentley and Chloë Sevigny LOS ANGELES, April 8, 2015 – Academy Award® and Emmy Award® winner Kathy Bates has joined the cast of […]

Kristen Stewart might co-star in Ang Lee’s upcoming ‘Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk’

It really looks like Kristen Stewart is really gunning for a Best Supporting Actress nomination, pretty much as soon as possible. With her excellent turn in Clouds of Sils Maria opening this month and representing a citation worthy outing on her part, reports have her potentially getting another 2015 contender in the mix. Yes, she […]

English-Language Remake of ‘Force Majeure’ to Star Julia Louis Dreyfus?

I think we can all agree that a remake of last year’s foreign contender Force Majeure is pretty unnecessary, but with one coming all the same, there’s some solace to take in the fact that it’s made an interesting casting decision. Yes, reports have none other than Julia Louis-Dreyfus in talks for the lead role. […]

Steven Spielberg finds Sophie for THE BFG by Roald Dahl

LOS ANGELES, CA (DECEMBER 16, 2014) – DreamWorks Studios announced today that newcomer Ruby Barnhill has been cast as the young girl, Sophie, in Roald Dahl’s beloved classic story, “The BFG.”  Steven Spielberg will direct the film adaptation of the children‘s novel.  Published in 1982, “The BFG” is the tale of a young London girl and […]

Jared Leto could play The Joker in ‘Suicide Squad’

It’s been quite a week for casting news and rumors. From Channing Tatum officially joining Quentin Tarantino‘s The Hateful Eight to Michael Fassbender being sought to play Steve Jobs, there’s been a casting/courtship announcement for just about everyone. Now though, we have potentially the most divisive one yet. Apparently, sources having Warner Brothers eyeing up […]

Ben Affleck in talks to be ‘The Accountant’

Fresh off of what I feel to be Ben Affleck‘s career best performance to date in David Fincher‘s about to be released Gone Girl (I basically agree with almost everything Clayton said in his review, particularly about Rosamund Pike, only I’m higher on Affleck), it looks like the actor is in the market for a […]

Michael Pena could be joining the cast of ‘The Martian’

Just a few short days ago, we brought news of Kate Mara potentially joining the cast of Ridley Scott‘s high profile adaptation of The Martian. That was on the heels of Jessica Chastain and possibly Kristen Wiig also being in talks or contention for parts in the adaptation of Andy Weir‘s incredibly debut novel. Now, […]