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Complete me – Never Let Me Go review

Never Let Me Go – Starring Carey Mulligan, Andrew Garfield and Keira Knightley. Directed by Mark Romanek. Rated M. Originally published April 5, 2011. By Simon Miraudo. It hardly needs to be said when reviewing an adaptation of a novel, but for traditions sake, “the book is better than the movie”. There, it’s out of the way early. Are we really surprised […]

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Carey Mulligan heading to the Outback

Carey Mulligan is heading to Australia to star in Gary Ross‘ sci-fi thriller Outback. According to Variety, the film was written by Nissar Modi and based on a concept he devised alongside Ross. Little else is known about the project, except that it will be produced by GK Films as well as Ross and Tobey […]

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Joel Edgerton nabs role in The Great Gatsby

Back in the 70s, Robert Redford was the epitome of stylish and decadent actors – one of the few blokes at the time who could pull off the role of Jay Gatsby in Jack Clayton’s adaptation of the F.Scott Fitzgerald classic The Great Gatsby. Now, Baz Luhrmann is taking a shot at bringing the novel […]

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Ryan Gosling in Drive is fast(er) and furious(er)

Back in January we named Nicolas Winding Refn‘s Drive the “16th most exciting film of 2011” based on its stellar cast alone. Now, having seen the first bit of footage from the picture, we’ll admit that we probably underestimated its potential awesomeness. Drive stars Gosling as a Hollywood stuntman who moonlights as a getaway driver for […]

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Isla Fisher joining The Great Gatsby?

Isla Fisher is in talks to join Baz Luhrmann‘s long-gestating adaptation of The Great Gatsby (that is, whenever he feels like actually making it). According to The Hollywood Reporter, Fisher is in negotiations to play Myrtle, a married woman sleeping with wealthy Tom Buchanan, husband of Daisy (Carey Mulligan). Ben Affleck was considering the role […]

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Complete me – Never Let Me Go review

Never Let Me Go – Starring Carey Mulligan, Andrew Garfield and Keira Knightley. Directed by Mark Romanek. Rated M. By Simon Miraudo. It hardly needs to be said when reviewing an adaptation of a novel, but for traditions sake, “the book is better than the movie”. There, it’s out of the way early. Are we […]

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Baz Luhrmann will make The Great Gatsby … later … maybe

Baz Lurhmann has revealed in an interview with Vulture that he will be making The Great Gatsby … just not right now. It seems each week there is a new tidbit of news surrounding this film, from the casting of Carey Mulligan, Leonardo DiCaprio and Tobey McGuire, to filming in Australia (despite the story being […]

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Luhrmann to shoot The Great Gatsby (3-D) in Sydney

Remember a couple weeks ago when Baz Luhrmann hinted that he might not make The Great Gatsby after all? Psych! According to The Hollywood Reporter, the project is now official, and will begin shooting this August in Sydney. Luhrmann’s take on the legendary F. Scott Fitzgerald tale will be filmed in 3-D; the first project […]

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The Jess Lomas Book Club: Never Let Me Go

The Jess Lomas Book Club: Never Let Me Go   *Welcome to a brand new feature in which literary connoisseur Jess Lomas examines the upcoming book-to-film adaptations worth keeping an eye on!*  I have a T-shirt that reads: ‘Movies – Ruining the book since 1920’. I’m not sure I entirely agree with this statement, after […]

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>Baz Luhrmann dropping The Great Gatsby?

>Baz Luhrmann is a mysterious fig. After spending months in rehearsals with actors Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire and Carey Mulligan for a new film adaptation of The Great Gatsby, he has recently revealed that he may not go ahead with the project at all. Vulture caught up with Luhrmann at the DGA awards, where he […]

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For Shame, Carey Mulligan!

Carey Mulligan has been cast alongside Michael Fassbender in the sex-addiction drama Shame. According to Deadline, Mulligan will play the sister of Brandon (Fassbender), “a 30-something man living in New York who is unable to manage his sex life”. Shame will be directed by Steve McQueen, who previously worked with Fassbender on the incendiary Hunger. […]

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>Alien prequel is christened; Yeoh and Fassbender considered for roles

>Ridley Scott’s 3D Alien prequels (the first titled Paradise) are on track and will begin filming in March 2011, Vulture confirmed. There have been rumours the films would be pushed back by up to 12 months, and that Scott was in battles with 20th Century Fox over budget and creative license. But those rumours were […]

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Confirmed: Carey Mulligan to star in The Great Gatsby

On Monday we discussed the possibility of British belle Carey Mulligan starring as Daisy Buchanan in Baz Luhrmann’s upcoming feature The Great Gatsby. We can now confirm this casting news as Luhrmann tells Deadline “Carey Mulligan is my Daisy Buchanan”. The above picture was taken during rehearsals on November 2nd. Mulligan apparently burst into tears […]

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Carey Mulligan to star in The Great Gatsby?

Australian director Baz Luhrmann’s upcoming feature The Great Gatsby has a new rumoured leading lady. According to Vulture, our favourite up-and-coming Brit Carey Mulligan is in talks to play the blonde beauty Daisy Buchanan. Initial reports indicated that Scarlett Johansson had tested for the role, but conflicting schedules now see the Oscar-nominated star of An […]

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Mulligan and Rapace competing for role in Alien prequel?

A couple of incredibly talented ladies are being touted as potential leads for Ridley Scott‘s upcoming Alien prequels. According to Deadline, Carey Mulligan (An Education) and Noomi Rapace (The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo) are both on 20th Century Fox’s radar for the highly sought-after role. Scott and Fox have reportedly met with a number […]

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The game is the game – Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps review

Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps – Starring Michael Douglas, Shia LaBeouf and Carey Mulligan. Directed by Oliver Stone. Rated M. By Simon Miraudo. Greed may be good, but excess kills films. And Oliver Stone is about as excessive as filmmakers come. He’s a passionate writer/director who lets nothing stand in the way of his point-making: […]

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Christina Hendricks joins Drive

Nicolas Winding Refn‘s Drive is gearing up for production, and his increasingly impressive cast is beginning to rival Inception‘s “dream team” of actors. Mad Men‘s Christina Hendricks is the newest addition to the action thriller. She joins Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan, Bryan Cranston, Albert Brooks and Oscar Isaac. The news of Hendricks’ involvement comes from […]

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New pictures from Never Let Me Go

We’re very much looking forward to Mark Romanek‘s adaptation of the acclaimed novel Never Let Me Go. To help satiate our anticipation, Fox Searchlight have unveiled a batch of new shots from the very pretty looking film (courtesy of Slashfilm). The film is based upon Kazuo Ishiguro’s novel of the same name, which was hailed […]

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Daniel Craig cast in The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo

Daniel Craig has been cast in the lead (although not title) role in David Fincher‘s upcoming American remake of the Swedish film The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo. As first reported by Deadline (and later confirmed by Sony Pictures) Craig will star as investigative journalist Mikael Blomkivst. Fincher has also confirmed that his remake will […]

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Never Let Me Go trailer debut

The feature trailer for Mark Romanek‘s adaptation of Kazuo Ishiguro acclaimed novel Never Let Me Go has debuted online. The film stars Carey Mulligan, Keira Knightley and Andrew Garfield as three friends who reunite to reflect on their time at a mysterious private school, and uncover the secrets of their past. Ishiguro’s novel was named […]

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Every actress wants to star in Dragon Tattoo remake

Seemingly every woman in Hollywood is vying for the role of punk hacker Lisbeth Salander in David Fincher‘s English language remake of The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo. Carey Mulligan was previously reported as being the lead contender for the role, but a whole bunch of young actresses have emerged as potential stars. According to […]

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Fincher to remake The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo

David Fincher will return to his grimy thriller roots with an English language remake of the hit Swedish flick The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo. According to The Playlist, Fincher will definitely begin work on the remake later this year, following his press commitments for The Social Network (his making-of-Facebook flick). The Girl With The […]

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Carey on campus – An Education review

An Education – Starring Carey Mulligan, Peter Sarsgaard and Alfred Molina. Directed by Lone Scherfig. Rated M. Originally published October 20, 2009. By Simon Miraudo. “Action is character,” announces Jenny, the literature loving, French speaking, cello playing, Audrey Hepburn-evoking leading lady of An Education. She’s spouting one of the oldest rules of writing, but it’s […]

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Carey Mulligan to star in My Fair Lady?

An Education star Carey Mulligan is set to play Eliza Doolittle in the long-touted My Fair Lady remake being penned by Emma Thompson. Maybe. Thompson herself told BBC News that Mulligan had scored the role made famous by Audrey Hepburn in the original 1964 film (based on the 1956 Broadway musical starring Julie Andrews, itself […]

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Wall Street 2: Money Never Sleeps trailer debut!

source: traileraddict.comThe trailer for Oliver Stone‘s highly anticipated sequel to Wall Street has debuted online. Michael Douglas reprises his Oscar winning role as Gordon Gecko in Wall Street 2: Money Never Sleeps. He’s joined by an impressive cast that includes Shia LaBeouf, Carey Mulligan, Josh Brolin, Frank Langella, Eli Wallach and Susan Sarandon. I’m ashamed […]

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Carey on campus – An Education review

An Education – Starring Carey Mulligan, Peter Sarsgaard and Alfred Molina. Directed by Lone Scherfig. Rated M. By Simon Miraudo. “Action is character,” announces Jenny, the literature loving, French speaking, cello playing, Audrey Hepburn-evoking leading lady of An Education. She’s spouting one of the oldest rules of writing, but it’s something that continues to be […]

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Zooey who? An Education of your new indie crush Carey Mulligan!

source: traileraddict.com Gentleman, I’d like to introduce you to the new indie ingénue we will all be crushing on for the remainder of 2009. Her name is Carey Mulligan, and she is the star of the Sundance hit An Education. And hey, we’ve even got a new trailer, and she’s all over it! Set in […]

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