Clear eyes, full hearts, Scorsese and DiCaprio, can't lose. Words to live by if I've ever heard any.
Coach Eric Taylor himself, actor Kyle Chandler, is the latest star to howl at "The Wolf of Wall Street," Deadline reports. The Emmy-winning "Friday Night Lights" icon joins DiCaprio and the recently cast Jonah Hill in the long developing Martin Scorsese movie, based on the true story of former stockbroker Jordan Belfort.
DiCaprio stars in the film as Belfort, a hard-partying finance hotshot who gets involved in security fraud, money laundering and other assorted forms of bad behavior. Chandler has signed on to play the FBI agent who takes Belfort down — sort of the Hanratty to Belfort's Frank Abagnale, if you will. Sounds like a touchdown to me, fellas.
The Hulk might have stolen the show in "The Avengers," but it was Clark Gregg's Agent Phil Coulson who captured our hearts. That's why it should come as no surprise that other filmmakers are quickly snapping up the actor for their own projects.
The Marvel star is headed over to celebrate "Labor Day" with Jason Reitman, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. There's no word yet on what character Gregg will be playing, but he is set to join an all-star cast.
HammRad has a nice ring to it, don't you think? Well, we hope so because it might be a nickname you start hearing quite often. "Mad Men" star Jon Hamm and Harry Potter himself, Daniel Radcliffe, are rumored to be cast together in a four-part British miniseries playing Russian doctors at the end of World War I. And here's the really awesome part: Hamm and Radcliffe would play the same role in different time periods.
The news was originally reported by The Sun and we were a little skeptical as to whether it could actually be true, but Vulture has weighed in today to say the rumors line up with what they've been hearing.
Prepare for an epic battle of ferocious girl power-ness when Chloe Sevigny faces off against “American Horror Story” alum Jessica Lange on the second season of FX's horror anthology series.
The actress is set to join the show playing “Shelly the Nymphomaniac,” which EW.com describes as “one of the mortal enemies of Jessica Lange’s character.” So. Freaking. Awesome. The site also reports that the writers wrote the part especially for Chloe. Even. Better.
Reason number one why "Machete Kills" is going to be awesome: it's called "Machete Kills." It also has Danny Trejo once again in the lead role, for another. And now yet another reason to pay attention to Robert Rodriguez's grindhouse sequel: Mel Gibson is joining the cast.
Deadline reports that the controversial "Lethal Weapon" actor is "now in serious discussions to play a supporting role" in Rodriguez's second feature-length "Machete" film, after flirting with a part earlier this month. Exactly who he'll play is unclear, but if he's not directly involved in combat against the blade-wielding Federale, we're going to be angrier than Mel, assuming that's possible.
In other "Machete Kills" news, Rodriguez recently spoke with The Hollywood Reporter and revealed that he's likely going to direct the entire movie himself before moving onto "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For."
Well, we guess it’ll be a little while longer before Justin Timberlake releases another album of his own. The (former) singer has just signed on for another film. He’s set to star alongside Ben Affleck in the flick, “Runner, Runner.”
The film will follow the world of illegal online gaming and is set to be directed by “Lincoln Lawyer” helmer Brad Furman. The screenplay for the film, being dubbed as a “dramatic thriller,” will be written by Brian Koppelman and David Levien. They explored similar themes about the world of gambling in their 1998 film, “Rounders,” which starred Affleck bestie Matt Damon, as well as Edward Norton.
Timberlake is locked in for the film, Variety reports, while Affleck is in final negotiations.
Taylor Lautner has landed his first big comedy role opposite Adam Sandler in "Grown Ups 2." In other news, "Skyfall" gets a new Bond girl, "The Tomb" lands a big supporting cast and Bradley Cooper is being considered for "Here There Be Giants."
It's April 5, and you're tuning in for today's casting call.
So, we can all pretty much agree that Liam Neeson is the most badass man working in Hollywood, right? From playing the man with a very particular set of skills in "Taken" to someone who tapes glass and wreckage to his hands to fend off wolves in "The Grey," Neeson's sudden reign over the "middle-aged man who can handily kick your ass" roles remains intact today, with the announcement of his newest film.
The Hollywood Reporter informs us that Neeson will once again give terrorists a very bad day in "Non-Stop," an airline thriller without a current plot summary, only this loose description: "a contained, gritty action thriller centering on an air marshal (Neeson) flying on a domestic flight." With Liam literally on board, he could honestly nap for the two hour runtime and it would still be a more watchable action movie than most others these days.
"Non-Stop" comes from DarkCastle and producers Joel Silver, Andrew Rona, and Alex Heineman. Jeff Wadlow directs from a script written by John Richardson and Chris Roach. Consider this one very high up on our yes-fly list.
by Fallon Prinzivalli
Angelina Jolie's "Maleficent" is finally ready to pounce. The Disney film starts shooting in June, and as we already know, the actress has loved the script from the start. The film, as its title suggests, will show another side of the witch, but that doesn't necessarily mean Princess Aurora is now the bad guy.
"It's not anti-princess," Jolie told EW.com in a new interview. "But it's the first time they're looking at this epic woman... I hope in the end you see a woman who is capable of being many things, and just because she protects herself and is aggressive, it doesn't mean she can't have other [warmer] qualities."
It's been a little more than a year since "Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Sea of Monsters" was announced. Though the plan then was to get production underway by the summer, the fantasy adaptation has been slowly trudging its way to the big screen.
First it got a new director in the form of "Diary of a Wimpy Kid's" Thor Freudenthal. Then it got an official release date: March 26, 2013. And last but not least, we learned that "Big Love" star Douglas Smith would be joining the returning actors like Logan Lerman, Brandon T. Jackson and Alexandra Daddario.
Well, now there's some new casting news that has us triple marking "March 23, 2013" on our calendars. Click on after the jump to find out what has got us in such a tizzy.