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We all know there are plenty of celebrity kids that bear striking resemblance to their parents and actual sets of twins in Hollywood, but some of the best star "twins" aren't related at all. If you've ever done a double take while looking at Katy Perry and Zooey Deschanel, Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Javier Bardem, or Amy Adams and Isla Fisher, we've got the ultimate treat for you. Keep reading to see 22 of the most mind-boggling look-alike stars who could totally pass as siblings. Source: Getty »
As ridiculous as it was, I really enjoyed Louis Leterrier‘s Now You See Me. The idea of a heist film with magic won me over. Now You See Me 2 is preparing to move into production, and Lionsgate has officially announced the cast and offered up a plot summary.
The movie will reunite the ensemble cast from the first film with three of the four horseman returning, including Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson and Dave Franco, alongside Mark Ruffalo, Morgan Freeman, and Michael Caine. Isla Fisher was in the first movie, but her name wasn't on the press release we received. The screenplay was written by Pete Chiarelli and Ed Solomon. Here are the story details:
One year after outwitting the FBI and winning the public’s adulation with their mind-bending spectacles, the Four Horsemen resurface in Now You See Me 2 only to find themselves face to face with »
- Joey Paur
Every once in a while, a star veers away from the world of Hollywood to try their hand at fiction writing, and some celebrities have become well-received authors in their own right. Tom Hanks, for instance, recently penned a short story for The New Yorker, and earlier this week, it was announced that he's also publishing a short-story collection. Meanwhile, actress Bella Thorne is releasing her debut novel this month, and a Ya novel by the Jenner sisters hit shelves over the Summer. If you're looking for a new book to dive into, take a look at these titles written by celebrities, including picks from stars Isla Fisher, Ethan Hawke, and Britney Spears. »
Lionsgate has announced that Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter, Horns), Lizzy Caplan (Masters of Sex, The Interview) and Taiwanese megastar Jay Chou have joined the cast of the upcoming sequel Now You See Me 2, which is being directed by Jon M. Chu (G.I. Joe: Retaliation).
Depsite previously stating that Isla Fisher would return, the actress is absent from this latest official announcement, with Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo, Morgan Freeman, Woody Harrelson, Michael Caine and Dave Franco the only names mentioned as reprising their roles.
The plot of Now You See Me 2 is being kept pretty much under wraps, but the press release does state that “one year after outwitting the FBI and winning the public’s adulation with their mind-bending spectacles, the Four Horsemen resurface only to find themselves face to face with a new enemy who enlists them to pull off their most dangerous heist yet.”
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- Gary Collinson
As Lionsgate morphs into a major studio, longtime foreign sales expert Patrick Wachsberger is unveiling a trio of high-concept titles at the American Film Market — “Deepwater Horizon,” starring Mark Wahlberg; Emma Watson-Miles Teller musical “La La Land”; and “Now You See Me 2.”
Production starts later this month in London on the sequel. Daniel Radcliffe, Lizzy Caplan and Taiwanese star Jay Chou came on board this week. Mark Ruffalo, Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, Isla Fisher, Dave Franco, Morgan Freeman and Michael Caine will reprise their roles.
“We are doing big movies,” said Wachsberger, co-chairman of Lionsgate’s motion picture group. “And we’re able to let people know when you’re releasing them »
- Dave McNary
Radcliffe isn't the only new addition to the cast for the follow-up either. Both Lizzy Caplan (Masters Of Sex) and Jay Chou (The Green Hornet) have been confirmed for the movie as well. They join returnees Jesse Eisenberg, Isla Fisher, Michael Caine, Woody Harrelson, Dave Franco, Morgan Freeman and Mark Ruffalo.
The official announcement of the casting from Summit Entertainment also includes a small synopsis. It reads thus: One year after outwitting the FBI and winning the public's adulation with their mind-bending spectacles, the Four Horsemen resurface in Now You See Me 2 »
Daniel Radcliffe will play Walter, the son of Michael Caine's character. Jay Chou is playing a character called Li. Lizzy Caplan is the new female lead Lula, who seems to be replacing Isla Fisher who is not returning.
The trio join the likes of Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson, Dave Franco, Mark Ruffalo, Morgan Freeman and Michael Caine who are all coming back for the follow-up which opens June 10th 2016. Here's the official synopsis:
"One year after outwitting the FBI and winning the public's adulation with their mind-bending spectacles, the Four Horsemen resurface in Now You See Me 2 only to find themselves face to face with a new enemy who enlists them to pull off their most dangerous heist yet. »
- Garth Franklin
Lionsgate has dated “Now You See Me 2″ for June 10, 2016 — the same weekend that the original caper comedy was released in 2013. Mark Ruffalo, Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, Isla Fisher, Dave Franco, Morgan Freeman and Michael Caine will reprise their roles.
Last year’s “Now You See Me” was a surprise success with over $350 million in worldwide box office. Jon M. Chu is directing the sequel — set a year after the original — from a script by Ed Solomon and Pete Chiarelli. Producers are Bobby Cohen, Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci.
Radcliffe is repped by UTA and Arg in the UK and attorney Fred Toczek. Caplan is repped by Wme, Mosaic and Jackoway, Tyerman, Werthheimer, Austen, Mandelbaum & Morris. Chou is repped by Jvr Music.
- Dave McNary
The Four Horsemen are returning, but it seems they'll have some company this time around. Lionsgate has announced that both Daniel Radcliffe and Lizzy Caplan will be officially part of the Now You See Me 2 cast, playing characters named Walter and Lula, respectively. The studio is remaining mum on just what role these characters will play in the story, but they are also joined by series newcomer Jay Chou. Absent from Lionsgate's announcement is Isla Fisher, who played horsewoman Henley Reeves in the first film. The sequel's plot will still revolve around the Four (now Three?) Horsemen, one year after the first film. »
- Jonathon Dornbush
Over the past few months, a handful of notable actors and directors have flirted with Lionsgate/Summit’s magic heist sequel Now You See Me 2. Stars such as Lizzy Caplan, Jay Chou and Daniel Radcliffe have been linked to the project — though Michael Caine outed the involvement of the latter actor — while G.I. Joe: Retaliation helmer Jon M. Chu has been tipped to direct.
Today, Lionsgate has officially unveiled the full cast list for the follow-up to 2013’s surprise hit, and it turns out that all of the aforementioned talents will indeed have a role in the anticipated sequel.
We know from Caine’s aforementioned interview that Radcliffe has boarded the project to play the son to his Arthur Tressler’s character, while Jay Chou has signed on to star as Li — a role that remains overly vague at this stage.
As for Caplan, the Masters of Sex actress »
- Michael Briers
About a month ago Michael Caine revealed that Daniel Radcliffe was set to play his son in Now You See Me 2 and now Lionsgate has confirmed it. Radcliffe is locked to join Caine, Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo, Morgan Freeman, Woody Harrelson and Dave Franco in the sequel to Louis Leterrier’s 2013 hit. Now You See Me began its theatrical run at #2 behind Fast & Furious 6, but after its $29.4 million debut, the film went on to secure over $350 million worldwide, earning the second film. Hit the jump to check out the very first official Now You See Me 2 synopsis and to find out who else is joining the cast alongside Radcliffe. First off, here’s that official synopsis: One year after outwitting the FBI and winning the public’s adulation with their mind-bending spectacles, the Four Horsemen resurface in Now You See Me 2 only to find themselves face »
- Perri Nemiroff
Well now Lionsgate has made it official and announced that Daniel Radcliffe (“Horns,” “Kill Your Darlings,” “Harry Potter Films,”), Lizzy Caplan (Showtime's "Masters Of Sex," the upcoming "The Interview") and Jay Chou (Taiwanese mega-star) will star in the sequel.
Radcliffe will play Walter, Caplan will play Lula and Chou will play Li.
The film is set one year after outwitting the FBI and winning the public’s adulation with their mind-bending spectacles, the Four Horsemen resurface in "Now You See Me 2 only to find themselves face to face with a new enemy who enlists them to pull off their most dangerous heist yet. »
- Kellvin Chavez
Though Michael Caine let the word slip last month, the idea that Daniel Radcliffe might appear in Now You See Me 2 has been unconfirmed until now. Lionsgate has officially announced that Radcliffe, Lizzy Caplan and Jay Chou are aboard the sequel.Returning for another go-around after last year’s surprise hit are Caine, Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo, Morgan Freeman, Woody Harrelson and Dave Franco. While Isla Fisher isn’t mentioned, the press release does say that illusionist team the Four Horsemen reunite, so it may yet be that she returns despite currently being pregnant. Unless the group is just Eisenberg, Harrelson and Franco, and is renamed the Three Horsemen, which really doesn’t work as well. The Three Amigos? Nah, it’s been done.The plot finds the gang together to face a new enemy (probably Radcliffe since he’s playing the son of Caine's Arthur Tressler, Walter) after »
Nicole Kidman is in negotiations to replace Gwyneth Paltrow in Billy Ray's English-language remake of the Argentinian thriller "The Secret in Their Eyes". Julia Roberts and Chiwetel Ejiofor also star.
Juan Jose Campanella's original film followed a retired attorney who pens book in an effort to seek closure for both an unsolved case and for an unrequited love for his former superior. In the process, decades-long secrets are revealed. [Source: THR]
Untitled Joel Edgerton Project
Details of the plot are being kept under wraps, though Edgerton wrote the script and will co-star. Rebecca Yeldham will produce and shooting begins early next year. [Source: The Wrap]
Voice from the Stone
- Garth Franklin
We celebrated Jake Gyllenhaal's recent spate of success by highlighting five roles that reignited his career. For all the moves he's made towards interesting projects, with fascinating directors, we didn't think Antoine Fuqua would be high on his list of filmmakers to reteam with. We were wrong. Fresh from working with together on the boxing pic "Southpaw," the pair will reunite for "The Man Who Made It Snow." Based on the autobiography by Max Mermelstein, the story follows "the only American who was in the inner circle of the Colombian cartels in the go-go 1980s." Promising we suppose, but then again, this is the director who made the ridiculous and tone-deaf "The Equalizer," so who knows. No word yet on when it might shoot, but Brent Tabor wrote the script. [THR] Isla Fisher is joining Jon Hamm and Zach Galifianakis in Greg Mottola's "Keeping Up With The Jonses." The »
- Kevin Jagernauth
• Naomi Watts, Elle Fanning, and Susan Sarandon have signed on for Three Generations. Gaby Dellal is directing the indie from a script by Nikole Beckwith. The story follows a New York City teen, Ray (Fanning), who is transitioning from female to male and her mother, Maggie (Watts), who must come to terms with Ray’s transition. Meanwhile, Maggie’s mother, Dolly (Sarandon), a music manager who lives with her lesbian partner, Frances, has trouble understanding Ray’s decision and Maggie’s inability to move out of the house she grew up in. Big Beach co-founders Peter Saraf and Marc Turtletaub »
- C. Molly Smith
The film will centre around a suburban couple (Fisher and Galifianakis) who discover that their new 'perfect' neighbours are spies.
Hamm will play one half of the spy couple.
Isla Fisher is joining Fox 2000's spy comedy “Keeping Up With the Joneses,” an individual with knowledge of the project told TheWrap. See photos: ‘Hangover Part III’ Poster Parodies ‘Harry Potter’ (Photos) Jon Hamm and Zach Galifianakis are already cast in the film, which follows a suburban couple who discover their picture-perfect new neighbors are actually undercover spies. Galifianakis and Fisher play the couple, while Hamm plays one of the spy neighbors. Also read: Isla Fisher Joins Husband Sacha Baron Cohen in Sony's Spy Spoof ‘Grimsby’ (Exclusive) “Adventureland” helmer Greg Mottola is directing from a script by Mike LeSieur. Walter Parkes and Laurie MacDonald are. »
- Linda Ge
While it's not an official prequel, if you want to revisit the characters of Quentin Tarantino's "Jackie Brown"—based on the novel by Elmore Leonard—then "Life Of Crime" will fit the bill. Adapted from a Leonard book, is uses the same characters in a story that takes place before the events of "Jackie Brown." And we want to give you a chance to check it out. Starring Jennifer Aniston, yasiin bey, Isla Fisher, Will Forte, Mark Boone Junior, Tim Robbins, and John Hawkes, the story kicks off when a pampered housewife (Aniston) is kidnapped by a pair of blundering ex-cons in an effort to extort money from her sleazy real-estate tycoon husband (Robbins). The perfect crime becomes the perfect opportunity for the husband to ride off into the sunset with his sexy young mistress (Fisher), until the housewife decides it is her turn to even the score. Yep, »
- Edward Davis
There have been two changes in the cast since it was first anounced in Cannes. Elizabeth Debicki dropped out to play the lead in the Foxtel drama The Kettering Incident, replaced by Sacha Horler. And Isla Fisher dropped out and Sarah Snook took her role. .
Tilly Dunnage (Winslet) is a beautiful and talented misfit who after many years working as a dressmaker in Parisian fashion houses returns home to Dungatar - a fictional rural town - to right some wrongs of the past. »
- Don Groves
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