Get ready to see Christian Bale like you’ve never seen him before: as the 46h Vice President of the United States. Bale plays controversial former VP Dick Cheney in Vice, a new biopic from director Adam McKay. Like he did with The Big Short, McKay has surrounded Bale with a murderers row of excellent actors and decked them out in wigs and other make-up appliances to have them assume the roles of real-life individuals. Watch the Vice trailer below.
Posted on Wednesday, September 19th, 2018 by Chris Evangelista
Adam McKay has been working on his Dick Cheney biopic since mid-2017, and before 2018 is over, we’ll get to see it. For the longest time, the film was known by its working title – Backseat. Now, the official title has been confirmed by McKay himself: Vice. Christian Bale gained a considerable amount of weight to the play the infamous former Vice President, and he leads a cast that includes Amy Adams, Steve Carell, and Sam Rockwell.
Posted on Monday, August 27th, 2018 by Meredith Borders
With its eighth and final episode, Sharp Objects concludes this gorgeous, complicated story about feminine trauma, rage and love. Despite their nearly equitable screentime, the men in this story never really mattered, did they? In the end, it was never Alan, or Richard, or Vickery, or John Keene who were the answer to the questions Sharp Objects asked. No, this is a women’s tragedy, one that began with the unseen Joya and ends with Amma, a generations-long calamity about the ways that we hurt each other – or the ways that we hurt ourselves to keep others safe. Read More »
Posted on Wednesday, August 15th, 2018 by Hoai-Tran Bui
Oh, to be a fly on the window of the Woman in the Window casting department. Because Joe Wright‘s upcoming drama is looking to have the most stacked cast on this side of Ocean’s 8.
Based on the A.J. Finn bestseller of the same name, Woman in the Window already stars Amy Adams, Julianne Moore, and Gary Oldman. And with Anthony Mackie now on board, Woman in the Window may break the trend of subpar Gone Girl-inspired thrillers.
Posted on Wednesday, July 25th, 2018 by Hoai-Tran Bui
Gary Oldman will reteam with Darkest Hour director Joe Wright in the upcoming drama The Woman in the Window. Oldman will star opposite Amy Adams, who has already been cast in the Fox 2000 adaptation based on A.J. Finn‘s Rear Window-inspired novel.
Casting Bits: Ben Affleck, Julianne Moore, Ralph Fiennes, Michael C. Hall, ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ and More
Posted on Thursday, July 12th, 2018 by Chris Evangelista
A whole bunch of casting news happened this week, and we went ahead and rounded it all up for you in one spot. You’re welcome! In this edition of Casting Bits:
- Ben Affleck and more join Anne Hathaway in Dee Rees new movie The Last Thing He Wanted.
- Julianne Moore will co-star with Amy Adams in The Woman in the Window.
- Ralph Fiennes will star in Terry Gilliam‘s Mr. Vertigo.
- Rosario Dawson takes the lead in USA Network pilot Briarpatch.
- Michael C. Hall, Cleopatra Coleman, and Bokeem Woodbine will appear in the Netflix drama In The Shadow of the Moon.
- Quentin Tarantino has added even more people to his never-ending Once Upon a Time in Hollywood cast.
Posted on Thursday, July 5th, 2018 by Chris Evangelista
HBO adapts Gillian Flynn‘s Sharp Objects into a haunting, brilliantly constructed Southern Gothic miniseries. Director Jean-Marc Vallée deftly blends past and present, telling a hypnotic, engrossing story about a damaged woman who can’t escape her emotional and physical scars. At the center of it all is Amy Adams, giving one of the best performances of her already stellar career. Mild spoilers follow.
Posted on Wednesday, June 27th, 2018 by Chris Evangelista
Fox has set some new release dates for two of their films: the stylish Bad Times at the El Royale, and the Amy Adams-starring The Woman in the Window. Bad Times has moved back a week, and Woman in the Window will arrive in October 2019.
Posted on Monday, June 25th, 2018 by Chris Evangelista
Once, it would’ve been safe to assume that HBO’s upcoming adaptation of Gillian Flynn‘s novel Sharp Objects would only last one season. The show is set to cover the entirety of Flynn’s book, leaving little room for Sharp Objects season 2. But according to Flynn, season 2 could very well happen. Whether or not that’s a good idea remains to be seen.
Posted on Tuesday, June 5th, 2018 by Chris Evangelista
Gillian Flynn‘s debut novel gets the HBO treatment with Sharp Objects, a new miniseries adaptation starring Amy Adams and Patricia Clarkson. Watch the unsettling new Sharp Objects trailer below ahead of the July premiere.