The long Labor Day holiday weekend is upon us, and between that and the Venice and Telluride film festivals, it seems like a lot of Hollywood has shut down in anticipation of the last relaxing days of summer. But we’ve got a few new casting bits to throw your way regardless. After the break,
- Ed Helms will remake a French pimp comedy,
- Paul Dano is among the cast additions to Kelly Reichardt’s new film Night Moves,
- The unlikely duo of Stephen Dorff and Steve Coogan are in an adaptation of the novel The Catastrophist,
- and found footage film Evidence gets new players.
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Posted on Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011 by Angie Han
By this point, we know a significant amount of the major casting for Man of Steel, Zack Snyder‘s reboot of the classic Superman tale: There’s Kevin Costner and Diane Lane as the Kents, Russell Crowe and Julia Ormond as Jor-El and Lara, Amy Adams as Lois Lane, and of course, Henry Cavill as Superman himself. However, one big part has remained conspicuously unfilled — until now. Laurence Fishburne has just been cast as Perry White, editor-in-chief of The Daily Planet and boss of Clark Kent. Read on after the jump.
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He lead the people of Zion in The Matrix sequels and now he’ll lead the American military with Superman. Variety reports that Harry Lennix has been cast as a “high-ranking military officer named General Swanwick” in Zack Snyder‘s Man of Steel. He’ll join an impressive cast that includes Henry Cavill as Superman, Amy Adams as Lois Lane, Michael Shannon as that other General, Zod, and Kevin Costner, Diane Lane, Russell Crowe and Julia Ormond‘s as Superman’s Earth-bound and Kryptonian parents. Read more after the jump. Read More »
Breaking: If there’s anyone out there bad-ass enough to father the Man of Steel and follow in the footsteps of Marlon Brando, Russell Crowe might be it. According to Variety, he’s currently in talks to play Jor-El in Zack Snyder’s Superman film Man of Steel. Plus, his wife might be played by Connie Nielsen. Read more about both after the jump. Read More »
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Entertainment Weekly has a new video clip from the February 13th premiere of Joss Whedon’s Dollhouse. In the clip, we see “the first time we see Echo (Eliza Dushku) wake up after having her memories wiped in the special memory-flushing chair” which “leads into a discussion between lab tech Topher (Fran Kranz) and Echo’s handler Boyd (Harry Lennix) about her last “date,” delving into just what being a doll/active means.” I’m still not excited for this show, as much as I would like to be. What do you guys think?