February 21, 2018

James McAvoy Talks Upcoming Projects

Out doing publicity for the London-set crime thriller "Welcome to the Punch," actor James McAvoy recently gave comments about his upcoming projects and cleared up one or two rumors. Asked about reports that he is in talks to star in the upcoming "The Crow" reboot, the Scotsman says: "It's not for real. I don't think it's materialized into … [Read more...]

Could James McAvoy Be The New Crow?

James McAvoy ("Atonement," "X-Men: First Class") is reportedly circling the long-gestating reboot of "The Crow" franchise at Relativity. Should he accept, McAvoy would star as a musician who is murdered while trying to save his fiancée from thugs. He is brought back from the dead by supernatural forces and seeks revenge. The report indicates … [Read more...]

McAvoy, Chastain Join “Eleanor Rigby”

James McAvoy and Jessica Chastain are set to star in the dual-film project "The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby" at Myriad Pictures says Variety. Ned Benson writes and directs the story of a New York restaurant owner and his wife, who goes back to college. The twist is the story will be played out across two feature-length movies -- one from the … [Read more...]

Casting News: McAvoy, Zurer, Fast

Rocketman Early newspaper reports indicate that "X-Men: First Class" and "Atonement" actor James McAvoy is the favorite to land the lead role in the Elton John biopic "Rocketman". Playwright Lee Hall will provide the script and John will produce the film. [Source: The Scottish Sun] Man of Steel Israeli actress Ayelet Zurer ("Angels and Demons," … [Read more...]

McAvoy, Cumming, Bell Roll In “Filth”

James McAvoy is confirmed while Jamie Bell and Alan Cumming are joining "Filth", the film adaptation of Irvine Welsh‘s darkly comic novel reports The Playlist. The story follows Bruce Robertson (McAvoy), a sex-obsessed, cocaine-addicted, bigoted Scottish police officer investigating a murder who gets sidetracked by his own peculiarities, worries, … [Read more...]