Casting : McGregor, Erivo, Moore, Wiig, Tatum, Butters, Farrell

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McGregor is George Mallory

Ewan McGregor will play George Mallory, the brave chap who scaled Mount Everest, in director Doug Liman’s “Everest”. Mark Strong and Sam Heughan have also been cast, playing Arthur Hinks and George Finch, respectively. [More…]


Erivo to star in remake of Midler classic

Oscar nominee Cynthia Erivo (“Genius : Aretha”) will star in a remake of Bette Midler classic “The Rose”. The new film will be be a contemporary take on the high price of fame. No director or writer is set. [More…]

Moore set for “Sonic” sequel

Shemar Moore has joined the cast of “Sonic the Hedgehog 2”, which is now shooting in Vancouver and Hawaii. The movie, starring James Marsden and Jim Carrey, will release next April. [More…]


Wiig set for “Husbands”

Kristen Wiig will star in “The Husbands”, based on the novel of the same name by Chandler Baker. Baker will adapt for the screen her story of “an overworked mother who, while house-hunting in a nice suburban neighborhood, meets a group of high-powered women with enviably supportive husbands.” [More…]


Two for Colin Farrell

Oscar winner Rachel Weisz and Colin Farrell reunite in Todd Solondz’s new comedy, ”Love Child”. In a dark and hilarious twist on the classical Oedipal story, the film follows a precocious kid who schemes to rid himself of his brutish dad so he can have his mom all to himself. Things go awry when a handsome stranger appears. Meantime Farrell is set to reunite with “In Bruges” co-star Brendan Gleeson and director Martin McDonogh for “The Banshees of Inisherin.” The film ”tells the story of a pair of lifelong friends on a remote Irish island who find themselves at an awkward time in their relationship when one of them no longer wants to be friends. ” [More…]


Butters joins Spielberg biopic

“Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” director Julia Butters will play a character inspired by Steven Spielberg’s sister in the filmmaker’s untitled semi-autobiographical film about his childhood. [More…]


Tatum in “Pussy” thriller

Channing Tatum will star in Zoe Kravitz’s “Pussy Island”, a genre thriller the actress wrote with E.T. Feigenbaum. “Frida is a young, clever, Los Angeles cocktail waitress who has her eyes set on the prize: philanthropist and tech mogul Slater King (Tatum). When she skillfully maneuvers her way into King’s inner circle and ultimately an intimate gathering on his private island, she is ready for a journey of a lifetime. Despite the epic setting, beautiful people, ever-flowing champagne and late-night dance parties, Frida can sense that there’s more to this island than meets the eye. Something she can’t quite put her finger on. Something terrifying.” [More…]

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