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Will Rihanna Have A Cameo In Bond 24?

15 hours ago | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Looks like 007 may be the next lucky guy to stand under Rihanna’s umbrella (ella ella). The acclaimed chanteuse has reportedly been approached about possibly taking on a role in the still untitled Bond 24, which will see Daniel Craig once again take up the mantle of the iconic spy.

For now, Rihanna’s link to the upcoming franchise entry is tenuous at best, seeing as a British tabloid called The Sunday Mirror first reported the news. According to the publication, producers have approached the singer about a cameo appearance. An unnamed source added that Rihanna was thrilled about the prospect, stating:

“Rihanna is a big fan of the Bond films and has always loved the idea of appearing in one. She didn’t even need to think about it, she knows she wants to do it. She’s really excited.”

We’ll keep our own excitement contained for now, »

- Isaac Feldberg

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Go behind-the-scenes on Penny Dreadful in new featurette clip

18 hours ago | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Go behind the scenes on Penny Dreadful in a new featurette exclusive to Digital Spy.

In a clip taken from the first season Blu-ray and DVD set, cast members Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton, Harry Treadaway and Reeve Carney lift the hit horror series' dark veil.

Penny Dreadful creator John Logan and executive producer Sam Mendes also appear in the featurette, which delves into the dark hearts of the show's characters.

A co-production between Us cabler Showtime and UK broadcaster Sky Atlantic, Penny Dreadful follows a band of haunted souls who exist in a world where classic tales of horror - Frankenstein, Dracula and more - are far from fiction.

The series has been renewed for a 10-episode second season, which will air in 2015.

Penny Dreadful Season 1 is released on Blu-ray and DVD on October 13 and is now available to pre-order. »

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Rumor: Rihanna Offered Bond 24 Role

30 September 2014 4:51 PM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

Barbadian superstar, Rihanna, has dominated pop charts and won multiple Grammy Awards, but is she preparing to take one more shot at acting? According to a recent article in The Sunday Mirror (via Ok!), was approached by Bond 24 producers about a role in the film. According to their anonymous source the singer was thrilled with the offer. "Rihanna is a big fan of the Bond films and has always loved the idea of appearing in one," The Daily Mirror source explained. "She didn't even need to think about it, she knows she wants to do it. She's really excited." Rihanna hasn't done much acting, but she did appear in 2012's Battleship as Petty Officer Cora 'Weps' Raikes and as herself in the 2013 comedy, This Is the End. Bond 24 will be directed by Sam Mendes ("Skyfall"), from a screenplay written by John Logan. The cast will include: Daniel Craig »

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Guy Pearce Joins Genius

28 September 2014 10:50 AM, PDT | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

Apparently theatre director Michael Grandage doesn’t think he has enough good actors in his debut film despite the presence of Colin Firth, Jude Law, Nicole Kidman and Laura Linney, because he’s adding a couple more. Guy Pearce and Dominic West are the latest recruits for Genius.With Skyfall’s John Logan providing the script based on A. Scott Berg’s biography, Genius recounts the true story of the relationship between legendary writer Thomas Wolfe (Law) and his talented editor Max Perkins (Firth). Kidman is set to play costume designer Aline Bernstein, who had a passionate, four-year relationship with Wolfe, while Linney will be Louise, Perkins’ wife.Pearce and West are signed on to be two more literary giants who worked with Perkins: F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway. With his cast falling into place, Grandage plans to start shooting the film next month at Shepperton and on location in the UK. »

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Guy Pearce And Dominic West Are Fitzgerald And Hemingway In ‘Genius’

27 September 2014 7:37 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Having Colin Firth and Jude Law starring in your movie surely fulfills a quota for requisite manliness. But for his upcoming film Genius Michael Grandage is throwing Guy Pearce and Dominic West into the mix for a true story of literary giants and their personal turmoil. Pearce is playing The Great Gatsby writer F.Scott Fitzgerald and West takes on the mantle of tough guy author Ernest Hemingway (The Old Man And The Sea).

The pair enjoyed quite a friendship, but the focus of John Logan’s script is Max Perkins (Firth), arguably the world’s most influential book editor and his relationship with Thomas Wolfe (Law). It’s adapted from 1978’s Max Perkins: Editor Of Genius by A.Scott Berg. This all sounds very blokey, but Grandage is also delivering on the actress front, casting Nicole Kidman and Laura Linney in supporting roles. Tim Bevan is executive producer.

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- Steve Palace

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Casting Net: Guy Pearce, Dominic West join 'Genius;' more

26 September 2014 3:32 PM, PDT | EW - Inside Movies | See recent EW.com - Inside Movies news »

• Guy Pearce and Dominic West have signed on for Genius, joining Colin Firth, Jude Law, Nicole Kidman, and Laura Linney. Michael Grandage is directing the film, marking his feature debut. John Logan adapted A. Scott Berg’s book for the screen. Pearce will play F. Scott Fitzgerald, while West will portray Ernest Hemingway. The film will relay the true, complicated relationship between novelist Thomas Wolfe (Law) and his editor,  Max Perkins (Firth). Kidman will play Aline Bernstein, with Linney as Louise Perkins. Genius comes as the third collaboration between Grandage, producing partner James Bierman, and John Logan. Filming kicks off »

- C. Molly Smith

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Guy Pearce, Dominic West Join "Genius"

26 September 2014 11:33 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Guy Pearce and Dominic West are set to play two of the most famous authors of the 20th century in Michael Grandage's "Genius" for Desert Wolf Productions.

Adapted by "Skyfall" scribe and "Penny Dreadful" creator John Logan from A. Scott Berg’s book, the story follows the complex relationship between literary giant Thomas Wolfe (Jude Law) and iconic editor Max Perkins (Colin Firth).

Pearce will play the role of F. Scott Fitzgerald, whilst West will take on the role of Ernest Hemmingway. Nicole Kidman and Laura Linney are also onboard as Aline Bernstein and Louise Perkins respectively.

Filming begins next month at Shepperton Studios and on location in the UK.

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- Garth Franklin

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Guy Pearce and Dominic West Join Thomas Wolfe Biopic 'Genius'

26 September 2014 9:49 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Director Michael Grandage has added Guy Pearce and Dominic West to his true-story drama Genius, which is already being headlined by Colin Firth, Nicole Kidman and Jude Law.

Genius marks the feature debut of Michael Grandage, a celebrated stage director. The film is adapted from A. Scott Berg's novel of the same name by playwright and screenwriter John Logan (Skyfall). The story follows the complex relationship between literary icon Thomas Wolfe and iconic Scribner editor Max Perkins.

Guy Pearce will play F. Scott Fitzgerald alongside Dominic West as Ernest Hemingway. In the leads, Jude Law is taking on the role of Thomas Wolfe with Colin Firth as Max Perkins. Nicole Kidman is set to play Aline Bernstein, and Laura Linney has also joined the project as Louise Perkins.

Genius is the third collaboration between director Michael Grandage, his producing partner James Bierman and John Logan. The trio worked on the stage production of Red, »

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Guy Pearce, Dominic West Cast in Michael Grandage’s ‘Genius’

26 September 2014 7:08 AM, PDT | Deadline New York | See recent Deadline New York news »

Guy Pearce and Dominic West are set to join Colin Firth, Jude Law, Nicole Kidman and Laura Linney in Michael Grandage’s feature debut, Genius. Emmy Award-winning Guy Pearce (Mildred Pierce, The Hurt Locker, The King’s Speech) will play F. Scott Fitzgerald along-side Golden Globe nominee Dominic West (The Hour, The Wire, Pride) as Ernest Hemmingway.

Adapted by playwright and screenwriter John Logan (Skyfall, The Aviator, Gladiator) from A. Scott Berg’s book, Genius tells the true story of the complex relationship between literary giant Thomas Wolfe (Law) and Scribner’s iconic editor Max Perkins (Firth). Kidman plays Aline Bernstein and Linney is Louise Perkins. Genius will commence filming next month at Shepperton Studios and on location in the UK.

The film marks the third collaboration between director Grandage, his producing partner James Bierman and John Logan following the hugely successful stage productions of Red, inspired by artist Mark Rothko, »

- The Deadline Team

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Guy Pearce, Dominic West join Genius

26 September 2014 2:10 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Cast already includes Colin Firth, Jude Law, Nicole Kidman and Laura Linney.

Guy Pearce and Dominic West have joined the cast of Michael Grandage’s Genius, announced today by Desert Wolf Productions and the Michael Grandage Company.

It bolsters an already strong cast that includes Colin Firth, Jude Law, Nicole Kidman and Laura Linney.

Pearce, best known for roles in Memento and more recently Iron Man 3, will play the role of F. Scott Fitzgerald alongside The Wire star Dominic West, currently seen in Pride, as Ernest Hemmingway.

The film makes the debut feature of celebrated theatre director Grandage and shooting will commence this October at Shepperton Studios and on location in the UK.

Adapted by playwright and screenwriter John Logan (Skyfall) from A. Scott Berg’s book, Genius tells the true story of the complex relationship between literary giant Thomas Wolfe and Scribner’s iconic editor Max Perkins.

Law stars as Wolfe opposite Firth as Perkins »

- michael.rosser@screendaily.com (Michael Rosser)

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Guy Piece, Dominic West join Genius

26 September 2014 2:10 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Cast already includes Colin Firth, Jude Law, Nicole Kidman and Laura Linney.

Guy Pearce and Dominic West have joined the cast of Michael Grandage’s Genius, announced today by Desert Wolf Productions and the Michael Grandage Company.

It bolsters an already strong cast that includes Colin Firth, Jude Law, Nicole Kidman and Laura Linney.

Pearce, best known for roles in Memento and more recently Iron Man 3, will play the role of F. Scott Fitzgerald alongside The Wire star Dominic West, currently seen in Pride, as Ernest Hemmingway.

The film makes the debut feature of celebrated theatre director Grandage and shooting will commence this October at Shepperton Studios and on location in the UK.

Adapted by playwright and screenwriter John Logan (Skyfall) from A. Scott Berg’s book, Genius tells the true story of the complex relationship between literary giant Thomas Wolfe and Scribner’s iconic editor Max Perkins.

Law stars as Wolfe opposite Firth as Perkins »

- michael.rosser@screendaily.com (Michael Rosser)

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Guy Pearce, Dominic West Join Michael Grandage’s ‘Genius’

26 September 2014 1:42 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

London — Guy Pearce and Dominic West are to join Colin Firth, Jude Law, Nicole Kidman and Laura Linney in Michael Grandage’s “Genius.”

Pearce will take the role of F. Scott Fitzgerald alongside West as Ernest Hemmingway in leading theater director Grandage’s debut feature film.

Adapted by playwright and screenwriter John Logan from A. Scott Berg’s book, “Genius” tells the true story of the complex relationship between literary giant Thomas Wolfe and Scribner’s iconic editor Max Perkins. Law stars as Wolfe opposite Firth as Perkins, with Kidman as Aline Bernstein and Linney as Louise Perkins.

Genius” is the third collaboration between Grandage, his producing partner James Bierman and Logan following the hit stage productions of “Red,” inspired by artist Mark Rothko, which nabbed six Tony Awards (including best director) and, most recently, “Peter and Alice,” starring Judi Dench and Ben Wishaw.

John Logan is one of the »

- Leo Barraclough

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First Bond 24 Set Photo Has Surfaced

25 September 2014 11:59 AM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

Sets are currently being built in Obertilliach, Austria for the next James Bond film and local newspaper Kleine Zeitung (via mi6-hq.com) have posted the first look at it. They also have a bit information regarding what type of scene will be filmed in the small municipality is known as a Nordic paradise based on its exceptional skiing trails. According to reports, a small team of 10-12 crew members are constructing a temporary building on the outskirts of Obertilliach that will either be blown up or see a plane crash in to it during the film. - mi6-hq.com Bond 24 will be directed by Sam Mendes ("Skyfall"), from a screenplay written by John Logan. The cast will include: Daniel Craig as James Bond (007), Ralph Fiennes as M, Naomie Harris as Miss Moneypenny, and Ben Whishaw as Q. The film will be released in the UK and Us »

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We Hereby Officially Name Today "Best Original Screenplay Birthday Day"

24 September 2014 3:30 PM, PDT | FilmExperience | See recent FilmExperience news »

Pedro holding up a copy of his "Bad Education" screenplayToday's Useless Trivia! Not one, not two, not three, but Four Oscar nominated writers of contemporary cinema share this birthday: Nia Vardalos (My Big Fat Greek Wedding), Pedro Almodóvar (Talk To Her), Brad Bird (Ratatouille, The Incredibles), and John Logan (Gladiator, The Aviator). Only Pedro has won for writing (though Bird is also a multiple Oscar-winner) but it's a neat and weird coincidence, yes?

Two Questions

What's your favorite Almodóvar screenplay (besides Talk To Her that is which rightfully scooped up the Oscar)?

Do you think Brad Bird deserved to win Original Screenplay in his years at bat (2004 and 2007) 

P.S. You guessed it: This year's Oscar Chart Updates for Best Screenplay, Original and Adapted are now available. »

- NATHANIEL R

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24th James Bond Movie Starts Shooting Dec. 6

15 September 2014 11:09 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Sam Mendes will begin filming the 24th James Bond film on Dec. 6, with the main cast members meeting for a table read that date at Pinewood Studios.

Daniel Craig will return as the iconic British spy for his fourth Bond movie. Also reprising their roles will be Ralph Fiennes as M, Naomie Harris as Eve Moneypenny, Rory Kinnear as Bill Tanner and Ben Whishaw as Q.

Mendes, who directed the last Bond pic,”Skyfall,” is helming from a script by John Logan that was rewritten by the team of Neal Purvis and Robert Wade. The three scribes collaborated on “Skyfall,” but Logan had previously been the only writer on the as-yet-to-be-titled film known as Bond24.

MGM, Sony and producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli announced last summer that they had locked in release dates for the film, setting the U.K. launch for Oct. 23, 2015, and U.S. for Nov. »

- Dave McNary

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'Bond 24' Gets A Start Date

15 September 2014 5:24 AM, PDT | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

With a release date of November 6, 2015, it was only a matter of time before the next James Bond film- nicknamed Bond 24, for now- would go before cameras. There have been a handful of reports regarding the kinds of locations that are being scouted lately. We all ready know that Sam Mendes is back in the director's chair. We know that John Logan (Skyfall), Neal Purvis, and Robert Wade were writing the script. We also know that Daniel Craig, Ralph Fiennes, Naomi Harris, and Ben Whishaw would be back as 007, M, Moneypenny, and Q, respectively. Now, thanks to MI6-hq, we know exactly when production will start.

On December 6th, principal photography will begin on Bond 24. As of now, nothing is known about the plot of the film, though it's likely going to continue the trend of the Craig films where it will have direct ties to its predecessor. »

- Mario-Francisco Robles

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'Bond 24' to Begin Production December 2014

14 September 2014 1:45 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Back in June, we reported that production on the highly-anticipated Bond 24 has been pushed to December 2014, with Skyfall co-writers Neal Purvis and Robert Wade returning to work on the original script by John Logan. Today, MI6-hq.com reports that shooting has been scheduled to begin on December 6, 2014.

Director Sam Mendes will assemble his cast including Daniel Craig, Ralph Fiennes, Naomie Harris, Ben Whishaw and Rory Kinnear for a table read of the screenplay in late November at Pinewood Studios.

The filmmaker and producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson are currently casting for the Bond Girl and villain roles. We reported last month that the villain will be a towering man named Hinx, who has been compared to classic James Bond villains Jaws and Oddjob. While several Scandanavian actresses have tested for a secondary roles, the primary Bond Girl will be British.

Production is scheduled to take place in Austria, »

- MovieWeb

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Harry Treadaway Talks Honeymoon, Comedy and Tragedy, and Penny Dreadful Season 2

10 September 2014 1:31 PM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

From director/co-writer Leigh Janiak, the indie feature Honeymoon follows young newlyweds Paul (Harry Treadaway) and Bea (Rose Leslie), who travel to a remote lake cottage for their honeymoon with the promise of some private time for romance.  But when Paul finds Bea out in the woods in the middle of the night, her behavior becomes increasingly peculiar and distant, and Paul begins to suspect that something sinister happened. At the film’s press day, actor Harry Treadaway (Penny Dreadful) spoke to Collider for this exclusive interview about how he got involved with the film, what he saw as the strength of the script, why it was vitally important that he and Rose Leslie were on the same page, the most challenging scenes to shoot, why he enjoys working in different scale productions, and what he looks for in a project.  He also talked about how much fun he had making Season 1 of Penny Dreadful, »

- Christina Radish

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Penny Dreadful Recruits Patti LuPone For Season 2

10 September 2014 7:22 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

One of TV’s best surprises this year was Showtime’s deliciously scary, sexy drama Penny Dreadful, a richly imagined series boosted to must-see levels by the go-for-broke performances turned in by star Eva Green week after week. And though we won’t see a second season until next year, Showtime is already giving us more reasons to be excited about Penny Dreadful‘s sophomore run. Today, the network announced that Patti LuPone has joined the show’s cast in a key role.

LuPone, a Broadway-honed actress and veteran of the small screen who recently appeared on American Horror Story: Coven and Girls, is on board as a guest star, playing a mysterious character from Vanessa’s (Green) past. No further details on her character were made available.

The actress is just one of multiple new additions for Penny Dreadful‘s second season. Douglas Hodge (Robin Hood), Sarah Greene (The Guard »

- Isaac Feldberg

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Penny Dreadful Season 2 Casting Update

8 September 2014 4:37 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

American Horror Story: Coven fans who enjoyed renowned Broadway actress Patti LuPone’s turn as the murderous mother next door may be drawn to Season 2 of Showtime’s Penny Dreadful series, as LuPone has been announced to play a key guest-starring role connected to Eva Green’s character. Several other guest stars have been revealed and two actors have been bumped up to series regulars.

According to Variety, LuPone will join a Season 2 guest star roster that includes Douglas Hodge, Sarah Greene and Jonny Beauchamp:

“Hodge will play an intense Scotland Yard investigator named Bartholomew Rusk who is on the hunt to discover who is responsible for the terrible murders that have been plaguing London. Greene will play Hecate, the powerful daughter of Helen McCrory’s Evelyn Poole, and Beauchamp has the vague and mysterious character description of a “young man with a singular past.”

Showtime has also announced that »

- Derek Anderson

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