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27
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Susan Sarandon Joining Dwayne Johnson for 'Snitch' (Exclusive)

Susan Sarandon Joining Dwayne Johnson for 'Snitch' (Exclusive)

Susan Sarandon is in negotiations to join Dwayne Johnson in Snitch, the action thriller which Ric Roman Waugh is writing and directing for Exclusive Media, Participant Media and Imagenation Abu Dhabi.

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SEP
22
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Casey Affleck to Play Angel Gabriel in Legendary's 'Paradise Lost'

Casey Affleck to Play Angel Gabriel in Legendary's 'Paradise Lost'

Casey Affleck is in negotiations to star as the angel Gabriel in Paradise Lost, Legendary Pictures’ action-heavy adaptation of the John Milton’s epic poem

Alex Proyas is directing the movie, which focuses on the Lucifer rebelling against God, causing a war to break out between angels and demons. Bradley Cooper is set as Lucifer, while Ben Walker is portraying Seraphic Angel Michael. Also in the cast is Djimon Hounsou.

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31
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Taylor Lautner, Dwayne Johnson Offered Roles as David and Goliath

Taylor Lautner, Dwayne Johnson Offered Roles as David and Goliath

Taylor Lautner and Dwayne Johnson could end up being David and Goliath if Relativity has its way.

The two actors have been offered the title roles in the company’s Goliath, which is described as a period action movie made with contemporary sensibilities but based on the Biblical tale.

PHOTO: Taylor Lautner: Another 'Abduction' Still Released

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JUL
15
3 YEARS

'Game of Thrones'' Sean Bean Cast as Snow White's Father

'Game of Thrones'' Sean Bean Cast as Snow White's Father

Sean Bean, hot off his regal performance in HBO’s Game of Thrones, is in final negotiations to play yet another monarch, this time Snow White’s father in Relativity’s untitled Snow White adventure movie.

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JUN
25
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'Snow White and the Huntsman': Lily Cole and Sam Spruell in Negotiations for Film

The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus actress Lily Cole and British actor Sam Spruell (The Hurt Locker, Defiance) are the latest set to board 'Snow White and the Huntsman,' Universal Picture's action adventure loosely based on the classic fairy tale.

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JUN
24
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'Man of Steel': Christopher Meloni in Final Negotiations for Role

'Man of Steel': Christopher Meloni in Final Negotiations for Role

Christopher Meloni, who recently departed Law & Order: Special Victims Unit after 12 seasons, is signing up for a role in Warner’s Man of Steel -- his first after exiting the show.

The actor is in final negotiations for the undisclosed part. Sources indicate he will shoot scenes with Henry Cavill, the actor who plays Superman and Clark Kent in the Zack Snyder-directed movie.

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JUN
23
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'Man of Steel': Julia Ormond Is Zack Snyder's Pick as Superman's Mother

'Man of Steel': Julia Ormond Is Zack Snyder's Pick as Superman's Mother

Julia Ormond is the choice to play Superman’s Kryptonian mother in Warners’ Man of Steel, the new Superman movie being directed by Zack Snyder.

The official offer went out Thursday to the actress and her camp, and a deal is expected to be made.

STORY: Russell Crowe Eyes 'Superman' Movie

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JUN
22
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'Pacific Rim': Idris Elba Joins Guillermo del Toro Project

'Pacific Rim': Idris Elba Joins Guillermo del Toro Project

Idris Elba, who played the mighty Norse god Heimdall in Thor, has joined Guillermo del Toro’s Pacific Rim.

The script, by Travis Beacham, follows a group of humans who defend the planet from an extraterrestrial force via the use of mechas (piloted robots).

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JUN
21
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'Snow White and the Huntsman': Eddie Izzard, Bob Hoskins, Toby Jones Cast as Dwarfs (Exclusive)

'Snow White and the Huntsman': Eddie Izzard, Bob Hoskins, Toby Jones Cast as Dwarfs (Exclusive)

There are no small parts in Hollywood. But these days there are plenty of dwarf roles to go around.

Universal is ramping up its casting of the warrior dwarfs in its high-profile Snow White and the Huntsman action adventure movie, with Eddie Izzard, Bob Hoskins and Toby Jones in negotiations to board the movie.

Eddie Marsan (Sherlock Holmes) and Steven Graham are in negotiations to play dwarves in the film as well.

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JUN
14
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Akiva Schaffer Has Offer to Direct 'Neighborhood Watch'; Ben Stiller Circling

Akiva Schaffer Has Offer to Direct 'Neighborhood Watch'; Ben Stiller Circling

Akiva Schaffer has an offer to direct Neighborhood Watch, the high-concept, long-in-development comedy from Fox and production shingle 21 Laps.

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JUN
10
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'G.I. Joe': Elodie Yung in Talks to Join New Movie (Exclusive)

'G.I. Joe': Elodie Yung in Talks to Join New Movie (Exclusive)

French actress Elodie Yung is in talks to join Dwayne Johnson and Channing Tatum in Paramount's new G.I. Joe movie.

Yung will play a ninja member of the Joe squad named Jinx.

Jon Chu is directing the movie while Lorenzo di Bonaventura is producing the action movie, which is rebuilding mode. A host of characters not seen in the first movie are being introduced, with martial arists Jinx being one.

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JUN
8
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Jesse Eisenberg in Talks to Star in Summit's Magic Heist Movie

Jesse Eisenberg in Talks to Star in Summit's Magic Heist Movie

Casting for Summit’s magic heist movie is heating up, with Jesse Eisenberg of Social Network fame in early talks to star in Now You See Me, Summit's heist movie being produced by Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci. Louis Leterrier is directing.

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JUN
7
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Leonardo DiCaprio in Talks for Quentin Tarantino Film

Leonardo DiCaprio in Talks for Quentin Tarantino Film

Leonardo DiCaprio is in early talks to play one of the lead villains in Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained, a spaghetti Western about a slave in the Old South who teams with a German bounty hunter to search for his wife.

DiCaprio's involvement has been the subject of online scuttlebutt for weeks. He has no deal, and sources say formal negotiations are at a very early stage. But the Oscar nominee is keen on doing the film, and momentum has built in recent days for him to pull the trigger.

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JUN
7
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Michael Pena Joins Sean Penn, Ryan Gosling, Josh Brolin in 'Gangster Squad'

Michael Pena Joins Sean Penn, Ryan Gosling, Josh Brolin in 'Gangster Squad'

Michael Pena has joined the all-star cast of Gangster Squad, Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow's crime drama set in 1940s Los Angeles.
 
Gangster is based on a seven-part Los Angeles Times article written by Paul Lieberman centered on how in the 1940s, amid corruption and chaos, the LAPD created a unit called the Gangster Squad to keep the East Coast mafia out of the city.
 

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