Casting Bits: Amanda Seyfried in ‘Gone’; Michael Caine in ‘Mr. Morgan’s Last Love;’ Goran Visnjic in ‘The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo’
Posted on Friday, February 11th, 2011 by Russ Fischer
A lot of films are gathering momentum at the European Film Market, which has only just (formally) begun today, after a couple hectic days of pre-sales. One notable new film is Gone, which now has Summit on board to distribute and Amanda Seyfried set to star.
Heitor Dhalia will shoot the film in April based on an Allison Burnett script that follows ” a young woman named Jill (Seyfried) who returns home from her night shift to find her sister’s bed empty. She’s convinced the serial killer who kidnapped her two years before has come back to finish the job. But the police do not believe Jill, who knows time is running out. With no one to turn to, she sets off to find her sister and face her abductor once and for all.” The tagline ‘Taken for girls!’ comes to mind, but I dont mean to be reductive. A solid action thriller with a strong female lead would be great to see. [THR]
After the break, Michael Caine finds love and The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo gets a new suit. Read More »