After a four-year run of producing a film a year, the Coen Brothers have taken their precious time with "Inside Llewyn Davis," the story of a folk musician wandering around the Greenwich Village in the 1960s. After the duo's follow-up to "True Grit" failed to show up on the 2012 festival circuit, we were left guessing about when we might see it. Now a little site, IldaAtTheGasLight.com, has popped up with our very first look at "Inside Llewyn Davis." In short, the movie looks gorgeous, the dialogue is hilarious, and it's shaping up to be another classic Coen Brothers picture.
Watch the first trailer for "Inside Llewyn Davis" after the jump!
Oscar Isaac is prepping for one very awesome 2012. His Madonna-directed film, “W.E.,” opens next week and he’s about to start filming the Coen Brothers' next project, “Inside Llewyn Davis,” where he plays the title character.
And in a sea of complicated and unusual projects, Oscar is also set to star in the Bourne franchise reboot, “The Bourne Legacy,” alongside choice talent like Jeremy Renner (oh, you know, the new Matt Damon), Ed Norton, Rachel Weisz and Joan Allen.
When MTV News recently caught up with the actor at the premiere for “W.E.” in New York City, he seemed genuinely excited for the highly anticipated "Bourne" reboot, set to hit a cineplex near you this August.
Though Oscar Isaac might not have been one of the top-billed actors in Nicolas Winding Refn's critical hit "Drive," his performance as a man just out of prison trying to do right by his family definitely got the attention of a couple big name Hollywood directors.
Deadline is reporting that Isaac has landed the much-sought-after lead role in the Coen brothers' latest film, "Inside Llewyn Davis." The flick focuses on the early folk music scene in the 60s in Greenwich Village, and its lead characters are loosely based on the lives of Dave Van Ronk and Tom Paxton. Shooting is slated to start early next year in New York.
Check out the rest of today's casting news after the jump!
by Danica Davidson
When Guatemalan-born actor Oscar Isaac tried out for the lead role in “The Bourne Legacy” — the fourth film in the “Bourne” movie series — he was turned down. But it wasn’t because his acting skills didn’t impress director Tony Gilroy. In fact, while Gilroy didn’t give him the lead, he wouldn’t let the actor walk away completely empty-handed.
According to Deadline, Isaac has been cast in the "Bourne" continuation as Number 3. While that may sound like the name of an extra, it’s actually an important assassin character in the flick. He'll star alongside new lead Jeremy Renner and such big-name actors as Rachel Weisz and Edward Norton.
Matt Damon is not returning for "The Bourne Legacy." This much we know. But who can replace the face of Universal's prized action franchise?
Apparently, there are a lot of people lining up for the job. Deadline reports on an extensive list of actors that are supposedly in the mix for the lead role in Tony Gilroy's next "Bourne" movie, which won't focus on Jason Bourne himself, but rather another character set in that same universe.
So, who are some of the candidates looking to join the "Bourne" franchise? Really, it's almost easier to name the actors who aren't vying for the project. Aside from the sad exclusion of the free-roaming James Franco, the "Bourne" list is a veritable who's who of young up-and-coming Hollywood stars.
Russell Crowe wasn’t the only one getting jiggy with Leonardo DiCaprio during the “Body of Lies” shoot – his other co-star, Oscar Isaac tried to get cozy with him in the field.
“I guess you could say my character’s maybe secretly in love with Leo’s character, yeah,” Isaac told us. “I think that’s exactly how I played it when I think about it.”
Based on David Ignatius’ 2007 novel, "Body of Lies" features DiCaprio as Roger Ferris, a CIA man in the field in the Middle East trying to lure a car-bombing terrorist out of hiding, and Isaac as Bassam, his translator and ally in Iraq (which was substituted for by shooting in Morocco). Read More...