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Saul Goodman is seeking atonement in the new teaser trailer for AMC’s “Better Call Saul.”
Well, that’s not entirely correct: It is actually James M. McGill — what Goodman used to be known as — who makes that declaration in the 30-second snippet for the upcoming “Breaking Bad” prequel. And, also, he doesn’t really care about the humanity aspect of the atonement — he just wants the money and the courtroom “W.”
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At one point during the short-yet-footage-filled teaser, Goodman/McGill is dumped in the desert, »
- Tony Maglio
Kirsten Dunst has defended Lars Von Trier. The 32-year-old actress - who worked alongside Lars, 58, in the 2011 drama 'Melancholia' - insists she would be more than happy to work with the filmmaker again after he confessed to being drunk or high throughout most of his career and worried he would never make another film while sober. Lars said, comparing himself to legendary rockers The Rolling Stones and Jimi Hendrix, last month: ''I don't know if I can make any more films, and that worries me. ''There is no creative expression of artistic value that has ever been produced by ex-drunkards and ex-drug addicts. Who the hell would bother with a Rolling Stones without booze or with a Jimi Hendrix without heroin?'' However, Kirsten has since said: ''For the right role, I would definitely work with him.'' Actress Chloe Sevigny - who worked with Lars on the »
2014 was a good year for women in film. Recently, it was revealed that the top ten most searched stars on IMDb this year were all women. This on its own might not mean much, given the off-screen personas of today’s women and the fascination with their personal lives. Coupled with a careful examination of the roles that women, especially young women, have played on screen this year, it’s easy to see that women’s roles in Hollywood may be headed in the right direction.
Emma Stone provided the first indication of this in 2014, with her work in The Amazing Spiderman 2. Though the movie is problematic on many levels, her performance as Gwen Stacy is one of the few things that make it work. Her Gwen is intelligent, ballsy, and determined, unafraid of the dangerous situations she finds herself in and unwilling to simply wait around for Peter Parker. »
- Joseph Allen
Yep, in this 1994 footage from the Et archives, a 15-year-old Danes is seen blading on the Venice Beach boardwalk and musing about newfound fame being just around the corner.
"It's a little frightening, but I don't want to be afraid of it," Danes said at the time.
Keep in mind that at this point in her career, the actress wasn't actually all that famous; she had spent just a few short weeks in the public eye as Angela Chase, the teen lead of My So-Called Life. (Before the ABC family drama from the producers of thirtysomething came along, her TV experience included little more than a Law & Order guest spot, pretty much a prerequisite for every actor.)
"I do feel a little powerless right now," she told Et »
Anyone, who like myself, is anxiously awaiting Fargo Season 2 was probably pretty happy when we finally got some news on the upcoming season of the FX anthology series last week. It was announced that Kirsten Dunst (the Sam Raimi Spider-Man films) and Jesse Plemons (Friday Night Lights, Breaking Bad) would be starring in Fargo Season 2, playing Peggy Blomquist, “a beautician with dreams of the big city” who is “trying to figure out who she is and what she really wants out of life” and Ed, Peggy’s husband, “a butcher’s assistant who is supportive of her quest, even if he doesn’t quite understand it.” However, while the characters that both Dunst and Plemons will be playing in Fargo Season 2 certainly intrigue me, what I find even more interesting is the decision to cast these two in such major roles in the show’s second season and how it goes against the typical… »
- Chris King
Hollywood — Friday's announcement that Angelina Jolie would not appear at the Los Angeles premiere of "Unbroken" because she's currently suffering from a rare bout of chicken pox was met with skepticism by some, but after attending the event Monday night, we believe it. No matter what happened last week after Jolie found herself unwittingly in the crosshairs of the Sony hacking scandal, she would have wanted to be at the Dolby Theater for this. Universal Pictures realized long ago this was going to be a special moment for the family of Louis Zamperini, a man who spent almost 50 years attempting to get his inspiring story on the big screen. Many of them live in Southern California and were well-represented in the audience. Zamperini passed away in July at the age of 97, just missing the chance to see the finished film (Jolie showed him a rough cut shortly before he died). It was clear, »
- Gregory Ellwood
According to EW, Dunst will play Peggy Blomquist, “a small town beautician with big city dreams who is trying to figure out who she really is and what she really wants as she struggles with traditional societal expectations. She shares her home with her husband Ed (Plemons), a butcher’s assistant, who wants to be supportive of his wife’s self-discovery, even if he doesn’t quite understand it.”
The second season of Fargo will once again consist of 10 episodes and takes place in 1979, revolving around the character of a young Lou Solverson (played by Keith Carradine in season one) as he returns from the Vietnam War and embarks on a new career as a police office in Sioux Falls.
Fargo season 2 is »
- Gary Collinson
'Tis the season! Producer Jennifer Klein threw quite the bash on Saturday, Dec. 13. Everyone from Kirsten Dunst to Leslie Mann and Kerry Washington were in attendance, but the star of the party appeared to be Charlie Hunnam. According to a source, the Sons of Anarchy actor hung out with his girlfriend, Dunst, and Garrett Hedlund and throughout the night, "everyone kept coming up to Charlie and saying 'Jax is alive!'" Kate Walsh was also in attendance at the bash, where guests noshed on Chipotle quesadillas, tacos, and [...] »
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Ever since she went head-to-head with Kirsten Dunst in "Bring It On," we've been waiting for Gabrielle Union to have her moment. She's shown glimpses of what a great actress she is, but she hasn't really found the role that could take her to the next level. Union's impressive play on a TV reality queen in Chris Rock's "Top Five" is just another welcome tease on how talented she really is. Far from the streets of Manhattan, where Andre Allen (Rock) and Chelsea Brown (Rosario Dawson) conduct their interview, Erica Long (Union) is preparing for a televised wedding spectacle in the film. America's biggest comedy movie star, Andre, and its biggest reality TV star are going to walk down the aisle and every moment will be recorded for viewers to salivate over. Andre is pretty uncomfortable with this, but as "Top Five" rolls on we discover why he's so »
- Gregory Ellwood
Kirsten Dunst (Spider-Man) and Jesse Plemons (Breaking Bad) are the two latest actors to join the cast of Fargo Season 2. I like both of these actors, and this will be a great project for them to take on.
It was previously reported that Rachel Keller was cast in the series and that Jeffrey Donovan (Burn Notice) and Nick Offerman (Parks and Rec) were in discussions. Donovan will play a man named Dodd, Keller has been cast as Simone, and if Offerman signs up, he’ll take on a character named Carl.
According to THR, Dunst will play a character named Peggy Blomquist, “a beautician with big-city dreams who is trying to figure out who she really is and what she really wants as she struggles with societal expectations.” As for Plemons, he will play Ed, “Peggy's husband and a butcher's assistant who wants to be supportive of his wife's self-discovery »
- Joey Paur
Though this year’s Noah turned a lot of heads and made more than a handful of viewers frustrated, be it for declining to use the word “God” or just including Rock Titan Angel things into a Biblical story, Darren Aronofsky still remains a highly valued director and ever rising auteur in Hollywood.
Aronofsky is currently working on MaddAddam for HBO, an adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s trilogy of dystopian sci-fi books. But The Playlist has done a little digging and determined that his next film could be based on the book The Good Nurse, written by Charles Graeber.
The Good Nurse is a non-fiction story of Charlie Cullen, a medical professional arrested in 2003 after it was discovered that he was responsible for the deaths of as many as 300 patients over the course of his long career, and quite possibly the most prolific serial killer in American history. The media »
- Brian Welk
Atlanta tells the story of two cousins rising in the Atlanta rap scene. Glover will star as Earnest “Earn” Marks, a college dropout who rediscovers his love for rap when his estranged cousin hits it big in the industry.
Does Atlanta sound like music to your ears? »
We have good and sad news for Fargo fans. FX will start filming the second season in January with a fall 2015 premier date set in mind. This is good news as it sets the ball rolling into action for the show. However, we are only a little less between now and then. This may upset some fans who want more of the series. However, we also have two new faces who signed on to the series, Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons. The second season was hinted at a switch in story and cast when they signed on for 10 more episodes.
I am not sure how we can feel about all of this. Fans are clearly upset that the cast and story will be changing. I am not sure if FX can support another show like that. Most of fans who loved season one want more of that. However, I do »
- Sarah Peel
Last Days in the Desert: Ewan McGregor plays both Jesus and the Devil in Last Days in the Desert, which will premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in January. It's inspired by the biblical account, "an imagined chapter from [Jesus'] 40 days of fasting and praying in the desert,” in which Jesus is tempted by the Devil. The first image from the film features McGregor, though we're not sure which character he's playing. [EW.com] Fargo: Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons (Breaking Bad) have been cast as a married couple in the second season of the highly acclaimed TV version of Fargo. They'll play a beautician and a butcher's assistant, respectively, who are dealing with the wife's desire for something more in her life. The second...
- Peter Martin
Fargo, American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson, Scream, and other TV productions have made recent TV show casting, TV movie casting, and TV directing news. These shows and movies air on FX and MTV. Fargo (FX) Kirsten Dunst and Breaking Bad’s Jesse Plemons are [...]
- Rollo Tomasi
Last Days in the Desert: Ewan McGregor plays both Jesus and the Devil in Last Days in the Desert, which will premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in January. It's inspired by "an imagined chapter from [Jesus'] 40 days of fasting and praying in the desert,” in which Jesus is tempted by the Devil. The first image from the film features McGregor, presumably as Jesus. [EW.com] Fargo: Kirsten Dunst (Upside Down) and Jesse Plemons (Battleship) have been cast as...
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Best TV of 2014, No 10: Fargo
The TV series is based on the fictional midwest universe created in the Coen Brothers film of the same name, and the action in season two will precede that of season one, featuring a completely new cast.
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- Ben Beaumont-Thomas
Dunst will play Peggy Blomquist, described as "a small town beautician with big city dreams who is trying to figure out who she really is and what she really wants as she struggles with traditional societal expectations."
Plemons is her husband Ed, "a butcher's assistant who wants to be supportive of his wife's self-discovery, even if he doesn't quite understand it."
Set in Sioux Falls in 1979, the ten-episode second season of the anthology miniseries will feature new characters and a younger version of Keith Carradine's Lou Solverson. While FX has confirmed Dunst and Plemons, they've yet to confirm the previously rumored Jeffrey Donovan ("Burn Notice") and Nick Offerman ("Parks and Recreation").
Source: TV Line »
- Garth Franklin
Initially greeted with some scepticism – after all, how could you adapt something as singular as a Coen brothers film into a TV series? – the small screen version of Fargo proved to be a treat, featuring great performances from the likes of Martin Freeman, Billy Bob Thornton and Allison Tolman and a solid storyline than has seen the show nominated for a Golden Globe. Season 2 will be a very different story with a fresh cast and Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons will be part of the ensemble.With showrunner Noah Hawley back in charge once more, the new series is set in Sioux Falls, South Dakota in 1979. Small-town beautician Peggy Blomquist (Dunst) is a woman with big-city dreams and a yearning to change her life, while her butcher’s assistant husband Ed (Plemons) wants to support her new-found desire for self-discovery, but isn’t sure how to show it.Their story »
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