In Deadfall, Eric Bana and Olivia Wilde are a brother/sister team who heist a casino and then get stuck near the snowy US/Canada border as they try to make their escape. Bana goes his own way as Wilde leverages the interest of a small-town ex-boxer (Charlie Hunnam) who is en route to a holiday feast with his family (Kris Kristofferson and Sissy Spacek).
That cast is probably enough to raise a little interest in the movie, but the first trailer for Deadfall makes it look like a tense little thriller. Read More »
Stefan Ruzowitzky (The Counterfeiters) is preparing to direct a crime thriller called KIN, and Eric Bana, Olivia Wilde (one of the few standout elements in Tron Legacy) and Charlie Hunnam are all in talks to appear. The film, written by Zach Dean, is about “two desperate sibling fugitives (Eric Bana and Olivia Wilde) on the run who subsequently collide with the holiday homecoming of a troubled ex-boxer (Hunnam).” The film is scheduled to shoot in March. [Variety]
After the break, a maybe-report on the actor’s possible involvement with Timur Bekmambetov‘s new film. Read More »
It’s been a while since we had any substantial news on The Last Voyage of Demeter. The film expands upon one particular section of Bram Stoker‘s Dracula, in which Dracula is transported to England via the ship Demeter. The ship arrives in London with all aboard apparently dead.
Interesting story to base a film upon — we know how it ends, or think we do. But with a good cast, maybe it’ll be worth a look. For starters, how about Noomi Rapace (the original Girl With the Dragon Tattoo) and Ben Kingsley? Read More »