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Rooney Mara to play Tiger Lily in ‘Pan’

Rooney Mara is in negotiations to join the cast of Joe Wright’s reimagining of the Peter Pan fairytale, titled Pan. According to The Wrap, Mara would play Tiger Lily, the… and this where things get a little awkward… Native American princess saved from Captain Hook by Peter himself. Though Mara is a fantastic actress, the whitewashing […]

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Javier Bardem wanted as Blackbeard in ‘Pan’

Javier Bardem has been offered the lead, villainous role in Warner Bros’ upcoming take on the Peter Pan tale. According to Deadline, WB want Bardem to anchor Pan as Blackbeard, which Joe Wright is in negotiations to direct. Based on JM Barrie’s classic story, it is something of an origin story for the boy who […]

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Trailer Debut: Anna Karenina

Our first glimpse of Joe Wright’s adaptation of Leo Tolstoy’s classic Anna Karenina has arrived with the film’s official trailer, and it screams Oscar. Using his Atonement and Pride and Prejudice leading lady, Keira Knightley plays the titular Anna, an aristocrat whose voice over opens the trailer by saying “I was 18 when I got […]

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Joe Wright and Keira Knightley reunite for Anna Karenina

Director Joe Wright is set to reteam with his Atonement and Pride and Prejudice star Keira Knightley for an adaptation of Leo Tolstoy’s legendary novel Anna Karenina. According to Deadline, Knightley – who scored an Oscar nomination for P&P under Wright’s direction – will play the title character; a young married woman who has an […]

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Trailer Debut: Hanna

Raised on anger and seclusion in the middle of a Finnish forest by father Erik Heller (Eric Bana), fourteen-year-old Hanna (Saoirse Ronan) is an isolated killing machine. Set upon fulfilling her father’s vendetta against CIA operative Marissa Wiegler (Cate Blanchett), it seems the seclusion, at least, is about to change. Icy and dramatic and, by […]

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Keira Knightley to star in My Fair Lady remake?

source: thetelegraph.co.uk The Telegraph are reporting that Keira Knightley will portray Eliza Doolittle in a remake of the classic film My Fair Lady. According to the report, she beat Scarlett Johansson to the part. Knightley revealed in 2006 that she had auditioned for the role and begun singing lessons. Looks like they paid off! The […]

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