September 19, 2017

Casting: Greer, McConaughey, Novak, Fonda

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Judy Greer ("Archer," "The Descendants") has scored the role of the female chimp Cornelia in Matt Reeves' upcoming 'Rise' sequel "Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes" at Fox. The character, briefly introduced in the first film, will have a much expanded role this time out. Greer will work with performance capture … [Read more...]

Casting: Winslet, Vergara, Riseborough, Fonda

A Little Chaos Kate Winslet will join Matthias Schoenaerts on the Alan Rickman-directed long-germinating historical drama "A Little Chaos". Winslet will play a garden designer locked in a bitter rivalry with a fellow horticulturalist (Schoenaerts) as both vie for the patronage of Louis XIV in the late 17th century. [Source: Empire] Heat Sofia … [Read more...]

Casting News: Gyllenhaal, Watson, Fonda

White House Down Maggie Gyllenhaal is in talks to play a Secret Service agent alongside Channing Tatum in Roland Emmerich's action thriller "White House Down" at Sony Pictures. James Vanderbilt penned the script about a para-military takeover of the White House. Jamie Foxx is the favourite to play the President. [Source: Variety] Noah "Harry … [Read more...]

Casting: Cusack, Hopkins, Fonda, Freeman

Grand Piano John Cusack ("The Raven") has signed on to star in Eugenio Mira's upcoming high-concept thriller "Grand Piano". Damien Chazelle penned the script and shooting begins this summer in Chicago and Alicante. The story follows a celebrated concert pianist (Elijah Wood) making a comeback performance when he discovers a note that demands he … [Read more...]