September 19, 2017

Casting: Ritchson, Wilson, Franco, O’Dowd

Ninja Turtles Model and actor Alan Ritchson ("Smallville," "Fired Up," "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire") has been cast as Raphael in Jonathan Liebesman's upcoming live-action/CGI combo reboot "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" at Paramount and Platinum Dunes. The role is a motion capture performance (ala "Avatar," "Tintin"). Megan Fox is already … [Read more...]

James Franco Turns Stylist In “Beautiful”

James Franco will star in and direct the biopic "Beautiful People" at Jane and Sheppard Productions and LBI Entertainment. The story follows charismatic playboy and visionary Jay Sebring, a jet-setting hairstylist to the stars and men's grooming pioneer in the 1960s. He also shared a romantic relationship with actress Sharon Tate. Both Tate … [Read more...]

Casting: Johnson, Franco, Macfadyen, Murray

Godzilla "Kick Ass" star Aaron Johnson has been offered the lead role in Gareth Edwards' "Godzilla" reboot at Legendary Pictures. Johnson reportedly wants to wait to read Frank Darabont's upcoming rewrite before he makes a decision. [Source: Vulture] 21 Jump Street 2 Dave Franco says his character could return for at least a cameo in the … [Read more...]

Franco Out Of The “Apes” Sequel?

It seems director Rupert Wyatt isn't the only one not coming back for the upcoming "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" sequel "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" at 20th Century Fox. Asked about his role in the follow-up, the first film's leading human star James Franco reveals to MTV News that he doesn't think he'll be back. "I was going to be a … [Read more...]

Kunis, Affleck, Franco In The “Third Person”

Mila Kunis is set while James Franco and Casey Affleck are in negotiations to join Paul Haggis’s new $ 28 million drama “Third Person" at Corsan Films says The Wrap. The film features three story lines, three love stories, three relationships in three different cities that combine in a very odd way: New York, Paris, Rome. Shooting kicks off … [Read more...]

Franco And Statham Visit The “Homefront”

James Franco and Jason Statham have joined Gary Fleder's action thriller "Homefront" at Millennium Films says Heat Vision. Franco will play a villainous meth kingpin named Gator who runs the small town to which a family, led by an ex-DEA agent (Statham), moves in the hope of a quiet life. Sylvester Stallone penned the script adaptation of Chuck … [Read more...]

Franco, Roberts, Hudgens Are “Spring Breakers”

James Franco is attached while Emma Roberts, Vanessa Hudgens and Selena Gomez are all in talks to star in "Spring Breakers" says Variety. The story follows four college girls who rob a restaurant to pay for their trip to the beach. Roberts would play a Southerner with a danger fetish, Gomez a religious girl, Franco will is a drug and arms dealer … [Read more...]

Casting: Franco, Savini, Echols, Brown

Now You See Me Dave Franco has joined the cast of Louis Leterrier's "Now You See Me" at Summit Entertainment. The story follows a team of FBI agents that track a group of illusionists pulling off daring bank heists during their performances. Franco plays one of the illusionists. Mark Ruffalo, Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson, Morgan Freeman … [Read more...]

Franco Ready For “God”, Not “Blood”

James Franco is ditching plans to adapt one Cormac McCarthy book for another it would seem. The young actor turned budding filmmaker had previously been pursuing an adaptation of "No Country for Old Men" and "The Road" author McCarthy's fifth novel, the acclaimed western "Blood Meridian". Earlier this year came word that Franco was the latest … [Read more...]