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Joel Edgerton set for directorial debut

– by ELI COLON –

Joel Edgerton is ready to make the leap to feature film director, and he’s got a pretty solid actress lined up to star in his first film. The Wrap brings word that “Iron Man 3” and “The Town” actress Rebecca Hall is set to star in an untitled suspense thriller to be written and directed by Edgerton.

In addition to raising his profile as an actor with roles in films like “The Great Gatsby,” “Warrior” and “Animal Kingdom,” Edgerton has also been working as a writer on films like “Felony” and “The Rover,” and he has two short films under his belt as a director.


Shailene Woodley up for Edward Snowden film

– by ELI COLON – Shailene Woodley took her time in choosing her follow-up project after this summer’s one-two punch of “Divergent” and “The Fault in Our Stars,” but despite the fact that she already has her own franchise, it appears that she’s still very much game for more difficult subject matter. The Hollywood Reporter […][...]

Christoph Waltz may play Blofeld in Bond 24

– by ELI COLON – “Skyfall” was certainly one of the best entries in the James Bond franchise to date, but it looks like returning director Sam Mendes may be upping the ante for the follow-up. “Skyfall” was a successful attempt at melding the legacy of the Bond franchise with its most recent Daniel Craig-fronted […][...]

Match: Official Trailer

– by ELI COLON – Patrick Stewart may be best known for his big franchise roles, starring as Captain Jean-Luc Picard in the “Star Trek” universe and playing Professor X in the “X-Men” movies, but every once in a while it’s nice to see him step away for something smaller. Case in point, he will […][...]

Peanuts: Dream Big Poster

– by ELI COLON – After Snoopy “leaked” the latest trailer for Blue Sky Animation’s adaptation of the classic “Peanuts” comic strip, 20th Century Fox has now released a new “Peanuts” poster with the iconic beagle and his bird friend Woodstock sleeping the Thanksgiving holiday away on top of the dog’s trusty red doghouse. This […][...]

Steve McQueen to helm Paul Robeson biopic

– by ELI COLON – Filmmaker Steve McQueen has been doing incredible work for years now, but it wasn’t until last year’s “12 Years a Slave” that he really broke through outside the indie/arthouse crowd. The slavery drama took home Best Picture at the 86th Oscars and marked McQueen as a big deal. His follow-up […][...]

Rocky spinoff Creed moving forward

– by ELI COLON – There has been a lot of buzz about “Creed” ever since Ryan Coogler hit it big with his feature directorial debut “Fruitvale Station” last year, but until now, it’s really just amounted to a whole bunch of talk with no sign of the new entry into the “Rocky” series actually […][...]

Paul Greengrass attached to 1984 adaptation

– by ELI COLON – In addition to returning to the Jason Bourne franchise with Matt Damon at Universal, director Paul Greengrass is in the midst of setting up another project over at Sony Pictures, as Deadline brings word Greengrass is attached to direct an adaptation of George Orwell’s classic novel, “1984.” First published in […][...]

Ridley Scott won’t direct Blade Runner 2

– by ELI COLON – For a filmmaker of 76 years of age, Ridley Scott is showing no signs of slowing down. Scott just shot “Prometheus,” “The Counselor” and this December’s Biblical epic “Exodus: Gods and Kings” in quick succession, and while he’s prepping the sci-fi thriller “The Martian” to start production early next year, […][...]

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