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3 items from 2010


Crudup And Deschanel To Join Forces In The Enchantress

21 April 2010 3:21 AM, PDT | Screenrush | See recent Screenrush news »

Zooey Deschanel was pretty much a sure thing to play the Enchantress Of Numbers in the upcoming movie, to be directed by Bruce Beresford, but it's only just been confirmed that she will indeed take the part, alongside Billy Crudup and British actor Toby Jones. Although it hasn't yet been made public which stars will portray which characters in the 1800s yarn, one can assume that Crudup has the part of Babbage, Lovelace's main love interest. Jones, on the other hand, could be playing any one of the 1st Earl of Lovelace, Charles Dickens and Sir Charles Wheatstone, all individuals who feature in the enchantress' lifestory.

Deschanel seems ideal for the role, given her penchant for playing women who are more than just a pretty face, since Lovelace was far from your ordinary period drama heroine. She was one of few who could really understand Babbage's complex Analytical Engine. She »

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Billy Crudup And Toby Jones Join Zooey Deschanel In The Enchantress

20 April 2010 2:56 PM, PDT | ShockYa | See recent ShockYa news »

Just the other day we told you about Zooey Deschanel’s interest in starring in The Enchantress Of Numbers and now, not only does it look like she made it official, but so have two other actors, Billy Crudup and Toby Jones. The news comes in the form of an update by Production Weekly via Twitter and, in addition to the cast, notes that Shanee Edwards is the woman responsible for the script. For those of you who missed our last entry, The Enchantress of Numbers is Ada Lovelace, also recognized as the world’s first computer programmer. Clearly Deschanel is leading as the Countess of Lovelace, but it isn’t quite clear who [...] »

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Deschanel Does Some 'Numbers' Crunching, Takes on Ada Lovelace

16 April 2010 11:05 PM, PDT | ioncinema | See recent ioncinema news »

Before Bill Gates there was Ada Lovelace. Her story will be coming to the big screen with Zooey Deschanel, an actress who has played her share of airheads positioned to take the lead. Production Weekly reports that Bruce Beresford is also onboard to direct in the Fall. Other thesps that are currently attached to Enchantress Of Numbers include Billy Crudup and Toby Jones. - Before Bill Gates there was Ada Lovelace. Her story will be coming to the big screen with Zooey Deschanel, an actress who has played her share of airheads positioned to take the lead. Production Weekly reports that Bruce Beresford is also onboard to direct in the Fall. Other thesps that are currently attached to Enchantress Of Numbers include Billy Crudup and Toby Jones. Circa 19th century, Ada Byron, Lady Lovelace is known as "one of the most picturesque characters in computer history." I imagine that scribe »

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