September 24, 2017

Casting: Takarada, Huston, Barinholtz, Mara

Godzilla Akira Takarada, who made his feature debut in Toho's 1954 original "Godzilla," has shot a cameo for the upcoming reboot directed by Gareth Edwards. Edwards revealed the news via a set photo he tweeted. Takarada played diver Hideto Ogata in the original. [Source: Twitter] Untitled Abscam Project Jack Huston ("Boardwalk Empire") has just … [Read more...]

Affleck, Mara, Foster Seek “Saints”

Rooney Mara, Ben Foster and Casey Affleck are attached to star in the feature "Ain't Them Bodies Saints" reports Deadline. David Lowery has written and will direct this expansion of his own award-winning 16-minute short "Pioneer" which screened at Sundance and SXSW last year. That short starred Will Oldham as a father who tells his little boy the … [Read more...]

Bell & Mara Are “Fighting Jacob”

Jamie Bell and Kate Mara are attached to star in the quirky indie rom-com "Fighting Jacob" for The Schiff Co. and Fade to Black Films says Variety. Bell will play the title role of an up-and-coming boxer whose extreme OCD is the key to his success in the ring. After a devastating breakup, he's forced to evaluate his many neuroses and whether he … [Read more...]

Mara Replaces Lively In Soderbergh’s “Effects”

Rooney Mara ("The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo") has committed to star in Steven Soderbergh's "The Side Effects" for Open Road Films says Deadline. Mara replaces Blake Lively as a troubled, depressed and often medicated woman who gets into a relationship with another doctor (Jude Law). Her intake is to help her deal with the anxiety surrounding … [Read more...]

Mara Talks “Girl” Poster, Violence & Casting

EW has just done a bumper Fall movie preview edition and in it is one of the first interviews with actress Rooney Mara about her work on David Fincher's upcoming adaptation of Stieg Larsson's best-seller "The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo". Asked about the already infamous teaser poster which features her baring her breasts, Mara says “I was … [Read more...]