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Hardy will play a Soviet policeman who becomes the target of his own government's suspicions as he investigates a series of child murders.
Fares will play one of Hardy's trusted associates, while Considine's role is yet to be revealed.
Swedish actor Fares featured in Zero Dark Thirty.
Child 44 is expected to arrive in 2014. »
Pounder plays Tyne Patterson, a San Joaquin district attorney who gets involved with bike gang Samcro. [Source: Digital Spy]
Set at the height of the first Cold War, Tom Hardy will play a Soviet policeman who becomes the target of his own government's suspicions as he investigates a series of child murders. Noomi Rapace, Joel Kinnaman and Gary Oldman also star. [Source: Digital Spy]
- Garth Franklin
The major pieces are in place for director Daniel Espinosa.s adaptation of the Soviet-era novel Child 44. The Dark Knight Rises and Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy co-stars Tom Hardy and Gary Oldman nabbed leading roles a while ago. Prometheus star Noomi Rapace is playing the female lead. And while it turns out that Joel Kinnaman will not participate as was rumored). now we.re hearing about character actors landing supporting roles, meaning the production is likely getting ready to kick into high gear. The Wrap says that Paddy Considine (Tyrannosaur, The World.s End) and Swedish actor Fares Fares (Zero Dark Thirty) have been cast in the Child 44 ensemble. While it is being revealed that Fares will play one of Hardy.s allies in the picture, Considine.s role is being kept under wraps for the time being. The plot, based on Tom Rob Smith.s 2008 novel, follows »
Paddy Considine and Fares Fares ("Zero Dark Thirty") are in negotiations to join the international ensemble of Summit Entertainment's Soviet-era thriller "Child 44," TheWrap has learned. The duo will be joining Tom Hardy, Noomi Rapace and Gary Oldman in the movie, which Daniel Espinosa ("Safe House") is directing from a script by Richard Price, who adapted the bestselling novel by Tom Rob Smith. "The Killing" star Joel Kinnaman was previously reported to be in negotiations as well. Set during the 1950s, "Child 44" follows a member of the Soviet police (Hardy) who finds »
- Jeff Sneider
Good news for Paddy Considine fans: despite the success of directorial debut Tyrannosaur, he hasn’t disappeared behind the camera, as The World’s End is about to prove. And he’s scored another acting gig, signing on alongside Zero Dark Thirty’s Fares Fares for Child 44.Safe House director Daniel Espinosa is gearing up to make the film, which finds 1950s Soviet police officer Hardy investigating a serial killer who is targeting children. But as he digs deeper into the case, his own government begins to suspect him of treason when a colleague frames him. Rapace is set to play his conflicted wife and Gary Oldman joined up in March as the chief of police, who investigates Hardy.Fares (who worked for Espinosa with fellow Child 44 actor Joel Kinnaman in Easy Money, which pre-dates Safe House but only hits UK cinemas this week) is on as one of Hardy’s colleagues, »
The East, a new high-stakes, big-ideas eco-thriller starring Brit Marling, Alexander Skarsgard, and Ellen Page, closed out the SXSW Film Festival on Saturday and EW was invited to join director Zal Batmanglij and the cast for the long night of celebration. The evening began at the Four Seasons lobby bar with Batmanglij, a vegan, sitting on a sofa covered in cow pelt. “I honor this animal,” he said with a laugh.
He first met Marling at Georgetown University, and the two, along with fellow filmmaker Mike Cahill, quickly became best friends and collaborators. In 2011 the trio revealed the potency of »
- Karen Valby
Zero Dark Thirty is up for five Academy Awards including Best Actress in a Leading Role for Jessica Chastain and Best Picture. The film stars Jessica Chastain, Jason Clarke, Joel Edgerton, Jennifer Ehle, Mark Strong, Kyle Chandler, Edgar Ramirez, James Gandolfini, Chris Pratt, Callan Mulvey, Fares Fares, Reda Kateb, Harold Perrineau and Stephen Dillane.
Sony will present Zero Dark Thirty on Blu-ray in 5.1 DTS-hd Master Audio and 1.85:1 1080p video, with DVD and UltraViolet versions included. Bonus features include:
No Small Feat - Making Zero Dark Thirty The Compound - Tour the film's rebuilt compound Geared Up - Watch the cast train with authentic Seal gear Targeting Jessica Chastain - A look at the role of Maya
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7 items from 2013
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