Condon's WikiLeaks drama begins filming
DreamWorks has announced that principal photography has begun on director Bill Condon's drama The Fifth Estate about controversial website WikiLeaks. The film stars Benedict Cumberbatch as Julian Assange and Daniel Brühl as Daniel Domscheit-Berg.Email Me! - When Available!
Franco to direct/star in American Tabloid
James Franco will direct & star in a period adaptation of James Ellroy's novel American Tabloid, Deadline reports. The 1995 novel follows 5 years in the lives of 3 ex-law enforcement officers embroiled in shady interconnected Washington dealings that lead to JFK’s 1963 assassination.Email Me! - When Available!
Blaire, Smollett join True Blood
90210's Amelia Rose Blaire & Friday Night Lights' Jurnee Smollett have joined the cast of HBO's vampire drama series True Blood for its upcoming sixth season, Deadline reports. Blaire will play the daughter of Louisiana Governor Burrell in a recurring role, while Smollett will play the regular role of do-gooder Nicole Wright.Email Me! - When Available!
R.I.P. Michael Winner
British filmmaker Michael Winner has died at age 77 after a long battle with illness. Making his directing debut in 1957 with the short film The Square, Winner is best known for directing Charles Bronson in 1974's Death Wish as well as the 2nd & 3rd instalments of that film's franchise.
Jones to return for Captain America sequel
British actor Toby Jones confirmed at the 2013 Critics Circle Awards in London that he will be reprising his role as Nazi scientist Arnim Zola in the upcoming Captain America sequel Captain America: The Winter Soldier, HeyUGuys reports.Email Me! - When Available!
Rapace set for Animal Rescue
Noomi Rapace will play the female lead opposite Tom Hardy in director Michael Roskam's drama Animal Rescue, Variety reports. Rapace will play a woman who crosses paths with Hardy's character when he finds a wounded puppy outside her home.Email Me! - When Available!
Original Batmobile sold at auction
The original Batmobile used in the 1960's Batman TV series was sold over the weekend at the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction for US$4.6 million, Deadline reports.
R.I.P. Robert F. Chew
Actor Robert F. Chew has died of apparent heart failure at age 52. Best known for his role as Proposition Joe on HBO's The Wire, Chew broke into TV with a role on Homicide: Life on the Street in 1997 & also appeared in the mini-series The Corner as well as the TV movie Something the Lord Made.