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Beyond 'Gilmore Girls': 10 other exciting Netflix additions

25 September 2014 3:22 PM, PDT | EW.com - PopWatch | See recent EW.com - PopWatch news »

Given the news that Gilmore Girls is coming to Netflix in October, you might be tempted to spend the entire month binging on that. We wouldn’t blame you, but there are some other exciting editions coming to the site this month if you want to take a break from Stars Hollow. 

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire will be available on Oct. 22, giving you about a month to prepare for Mockingjay—Part 1. Netflix also has you covered when it comes to prepping for another fall release, the Annie remake, considering the 1982 Annie will be available Oct. 1. (So will 1995’s Annie: A Royal Adventure. »

- Esther Zuckerman

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Miles Teller: 'My goal is to play a young Elvis Presley'

25 September 2014 2:59 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Miles Teller has revealed that he wants to play Elvis Presley.

The Divergent actor said that his "goal" is to play the singer in his younger years, as he feels nobody has ever "gotten that right".

Speaking to W magazine, he said: "My main dream is to play Elvis. That's my goal. I think he and I look alike and do a lot of similar things well: sing, dance, and I think he played sports.

"I want to play Young Elvis," Teller added. "They've never gotten that right. It's easy to do wrecked, bloated, and drug-addicted. I want to play characters who have the fever and win. It's harder."

Earlier this year, it was reported that The Great Gatsby's Baz Luhrmann may direct an Elvis Presley biopic with Warner Bros.

Meanwhile, Teller recently spoke out about his role in Divergent, saying that the part left him feeling "dead inside »

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Baz Dazzled!

22 September 2014 8:15 AM, PDT | FilmExperience | See recent FilmExperience news »

Manuel here with some Spectacular Spectacular news!

This one goes out to those Baz Luhrmann and Catherine Martin fanatics out there (there’s still a number of us, right?). Since releasing The Great Gatsby ...sorry, two-time Academy Award winner The Great Gatsby, Baz has been flexing his muscles elsewhere: he directed some beautiful shorts for the Prada/Schiaparelli exhibit at the Metropolitan museum, he directed the musical stage adaptation of Strictly Ballroom currently playing in Sydney, and threw quite the lavish party (does he throw any other kind?) to commemorate the opening of Melbourne’s newest mall, Emporium. We’ve also been hearing whispers of him possibly directing the long-gestating Stanley Kubrick project on Napoleon for HBO. While we wait, those of us in the tri-state area (or those visiting) may get our Baz-fix from the holiday windows at Barney’s this winter in what the retail company is calling »

- Manuel Betancourt

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Nicholas Stoller talks 'Neighbors,' Rose Byrne gets nasty in Nsfw clip

19 September 2014 9:00 AM, PDT | EW - Inside Movies | See recent EW.com - Inside Movies news »

Animal House, Revenge of the Nerds, Old School—all classic college comedies that inspired generations of devoted fraternity idiots. But Neighbors, the summer blockbuster that pitted Zac Efron’s fun-loving Greeks against the yuppie couple next door—Seth Rogen and Rose Byrne—realized something new and important: a woman—a mother, even—can be just as outrageously funny and asinine as a dude. When the loud fraternity parties into the night and leaves condoms for the neighbors’ darling baby to play with, Byrne’s Kelly proves to be just as formidable as the guys in the tit-for-tat war that ensues. »

- Jeff Labrecque

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Lukewarm Off Presses: Ben-Hur, Bourne-Again, Baz Junior?

19 September 2014 8:30 AM, PDT | FilmExperience | See recent FilmExperience news »

Catching up with some stories we've missed of late.

Ben-hur

Morgan Freeman was the first cast member announced for the remake of Best Picture winning Ben-Hur (1959) which was itself a remake of the silent epic of the same name in 1925.  Freeman will play the role of a wise old man who gives advice like a Pez Dispenser with Morgan Freeman's face on it. Can Morgan Freeman do anything else? Shame that a once very gifted actor now plays Exactly the same role in everything. Maybe he doesn't care to stretch? Jack Huston of Boardwalk Empire fame (who seems to be in the running for everything these days -even if he hasn't booked the high profile stuff until now) will play the lead Charlton Heston role. But good luck trying to best William Wyler's Oscar winning classic (one of 'em rather). I shudder to think how they'll handle Messala, »

- NATHANIEL R

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Matt Damon and Paul Greengrass are 'Bourne' again. Are they Hollywood's top actor/director pair?

17 September 2014 3:00 PM, PDT | EW - Inside Movies | See recent EW.com - Inside Movies news »

In a development that feels more inevitable than surprising, Matt Damon and Paul Greengrass are in talks to get back into the Bourne business. The two had sent mixed messages over the years, ever since Jason Bourne disappeared in the murky East River at the end of The Bourne Ultimatum in 2007, with the major roadblock being Damon’s insistence that a reluctant Greenglass direct, while Universal handed the franchise over to writer-turned-director Tony Gilroy. But with Gilroy’s Bourne Legacy, starring Jeremy Renner, failing to live up to the original three Bourne films at the box office, and Damon’s recent non-Bourne projects, »

- Jeff Labrecque

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Dane DeHaan Heads For Ziggy

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

When he’s not taking small roles in big blockbusters like The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Dane DeHaan spends most of his time in quirkier fare such as this new drama. He’s locked for the lead in musical Ziggy alongside Rooney Mara.Diesel Schwarze, a former protégé of Baz Luhrmann who worked for the Aussie director on Moulin Rouge and his Broadway version of La Boheme, will call the shots for Ziggy. It follows the rise and fall of a hunchback escape artist who arrives in New York and falls for the fiancée (Mara) of a powerful media mogul. Yeah, that old story…With Electric City providing production support, Schwarze – who honed his skills making ads before finally making the jump to films – will tear a leaf from his old mentor’s book and work with music producer Alex Da Kid to craft a contemporary soundtrack despite the movie’s period trappings. »

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Dane DeHaan And Rooney Mara To Star In Ziggy

13 September 2014 6:30 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Australian writer and director Diesel Schwarze has pegged Dane DeHaan and Rooney Mara to star in his upcoming musical Ziggy, which will be set in New York during the jazz age.

Schwarze is best known for being a Baz Luhrmann protege of sorts, having worked with the flashy director on projects such as Moulin Rogue and Luhrmann’s Broadway production of La Boheme. He’s also worked on a series of popular commercials. Ziggy will be the director’s debut feature.

The film’s plot centers around Ziggy (DeHaan), a hunchbacked escape artist who comes to New York in the midst of the late 1920s and the expanding culture of the city. He falls in love with the fiancee (Mara) of a media mogul and things spiral from there.

On the musical side of the project, Alex Da Kid is producing the original soundtrack, with Schwarze, DeHaan and Mara also collaborating to develop the music. »

- Alexander Lowe

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Casting: Hoechlin, Baldwin, Judd, Mara, Gillies

12 September 2014 9:32 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

That's What I'm Talking About

Tyler Hoechlin ("Teen Wolf"), Blake Jenner ("Glee") and Wyatt Russell ("22 Jump Street") have reportedly been offered the leading roles in "Boyhood" director Richard Linklater's baseball-themed next film "That’s What I’m Talking About".

Set in 1980, the story follows a college freshman who moves into the baseball house at his college and experiences a fraternity like lifestyle with his hard partying teammates. Each of the trio has an offer to play one of the lead baseball players in the film which is said to have the same tone as Linklater's classic "Dazed and Confused". [Source: Deadline]

Andron - The Black Labyrinth

Alec Baldwin and Danny Glover have joined the cast of Francesco Cinquemani's sci-fi/action film "Andron - The Black Labyrinth" for Ambi Pictures. Michelle Ryan, Jon Kortajarena, Gale Harold and Leo Howard also star. Filming begins this month in Malta.

The story follows a »

- Garth Franklin

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Casting Net: Alec Baldwin and Danny Glover to star in sci-fi film 'Andron'

12 September 2014 5:04 PM, PDT | EW - Inside Movies | See recent EW.com - Inside Movies news »

• Alec Baldwin and Danny Glover will lead the cast of Andron, a sci-fi/action film from writer/director Franceso Cinquemani. The movie follows a group of young men and women who wake up in a dark, claustrophobic maze and struggle to survive, while the rest of the world watches. Also entering the maze are Michelle Ryan (EastEnders), Skin (lead singer from the U.K. band Skunk Anansie), Jon Kortajarena (A Single Man), Gale Harold (Queer as Folk) and Leo Howard (G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra). [THR]

• Dane DeHaan and Rooney Mara are about to get Ziggy with it. The pair »

- Jake Perlman

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Dane DeHaan and Rooney Mara Join ‘Great Gatsby’-Esque Musical ‘Ziggy’

12 September 2014 2:42 PM, PDT | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

Well, you can’t accuse Dane DeHaan and Rooney Mara of not wanting to try new things. The hot young stars have signed on for Ziggy, a musical Jazz Age love story from Diesel Schwarze. Grammy-nominated producer and songwriter Alex Da Kid will help provide original contemporary music. If that sounds a bit like Baz Luhrmann‘s The […]

The post Dane DeHaan and Rooney Mara Join ‘Great Gatsby’-Esque Musical ‘Ziggy’ appeared first on /Film. »

- Angie Han

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Dane DeHaan & Rooney Mara Get Musical in the 1920s with 'Ziggy'

12 September 2014 12:24 PM, PDT | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

Over the past few years, both Rooney Mara and Dane DeHaan have become quite the impressive young actors, with the former making waves in The Social Network, Ain't Them Bodies Saints and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and the latter breaking through with Chronicle and expanding with Kill Your Darlings, Life After Beth and The Amazing Spider-Man 2. Now the two will team up in a completely different genre for both of them as THR reports DeHaan and Mara will star in a 1920s set musical called Ziggy, which will be directed by Australian filmmaker Diesel Schwarze, a protégé of Moulin Rouge director Baz Luhrmann. The film will follow the rise and fall of the title character (DeHaan), a hunchback escape artist who arrives in New York during the mass-culture boom of the late 1920s and falls in love with the fiancée (Mara) of a powerful media mogul. Sounds »

- Ethan Anderton

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Rooney Mara & Dane DeHaan Team For 1920s Musical 'Ziggy'

12 September 2014 11:17 AM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

It seems we're in a mini-musical renaissance of sorts. "God Help The Girl" premiered at Sundance and opened recently, "Begin Again" rolled into theaters this summer, Anna Kendrick belted it out in "The Last Five Years" (review here) at Tiff and this holiday season "Annie" will do it blockbuster style. And now another project is on the horizon with two rising young stars looking prove their singing chops. Rooney Mara and Dane DeHaan will lead "Ziggy," in what sounds like a "The Great Gatsby"-esque production. Indeed, Diesel Schwarze—apparently a protegé of Baz Luhrmann—is writing and directing the 1920s set musical about a hunchback (DeHaan) who falls in love with a media mogul (Mara) who is engaged to someone else. What? Anyway, like Luhrmann's F. Scott Fitzgerald adaptation, this movie will eschew music from the era, with producer/musician/Grammy nominee Alex Da Kid (Rihanna, Imagine Dragons and Nicki Minaj are. »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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Dane DeHaan and Rooney Mara join musical Ziggy

12 September 2014 11:17 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Dane DeHaan and Rooney Mara have been cast in Ziggy.

The pair will star in Diesel Schwarze's period musical.

The film will be set in the 1920s, centring around a hunchback (DeHaan) who falls for the fiancée (Mara) of a powerful media mogul.

Ziggy charts his rise to the spotlight and subsequent fall from grace.

Baz Luhrmann protégé Schwarze is working with Mara, DeHaan and music producer Alex Da Kid on the contemporary music score and soundtrack.

Mara will also appear in the upcoming Trash, an untitled Terrence Malick project, Todd Haynes's Carol and Joe Wright's Pan.

DeHaan starred in Metallica film Through the Never and will next be seen in Tulip Fever and as James Dean in Life.

Ziggy is yet to set a release date. »

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Dane DeHaan, Rooney Mara join Ziggy

12 September 2014 11:00 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Dane DeHaan and Rooney Mara are attached to star in Electric City’s drama marking the debut feature from Baz Luhrmann’s protégé.

Electric City’s Lynette Howell and Jamie Patricof have partnered with Australian writer-director Diesel Schwarze and are working with UK music producer Alex Da Kid to create original contemporary music.

Ziggy tells of the rise and fall of a hunchback escape artist who arrives in New York during the late 1920s and falls for the fiancé of a powerful media mogul.

Schwarze began his career working under Luhrmann during Moulin Rouge and La Boheme on Broadway. He then established himself as a commercials director under the name Augustus Punch.

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- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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Dane DeHaan, Rooney Mara to star in Ziggy

12 September 2014 11:00 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Dane DeHaan and Rooney Mara are attached to star in Electric City’s drama marking the debut feature from Baz Luhrmann’s protégé.

Electric City’s Lynette Howell and Jamie Patricof have partnered with Australian writer-director Diesel Schwarze and are working with UK music producer Alex Da Kid to create original contemporary music.

Ziggy tells of the rise and fall of a hunchback escape artist who arrives in New York during the late 1920s and falls for the fiancé of a powerful media mogul.

Schwarze began his career working under Luhrmann during Moulin Rouge and La Boheme on Broadway. He then established himself as a commercials director under the name Augustus Punch.

CAA and Wme represent Us rights. »

- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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Electric City lines up Ziggy

12 September 2014 11:00 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Dane DeHaan and Rooney Mara are attached to star in Electric City’s drama marking the debut feature from Baz Luhrmann’s protégé.

Electric City’s Lynette Howell and Jamie Patricof have partnered with Australian writer-director Diesel Schwarze and are working with UK music producer Alex Da Kid to create original contemporary music.

Ziggy tells of the rise and fall of a hunchback escape artist who arrives in New York during the late 1920s and falls for the fiancé of a powerful media mogul.

Schwarze began his career working under Luhrmann during Moulin Rouge and La Boheme on Broadway. He then established himself as a commercials director under the name Augustus Punch.

CAA and Wme represent Us rights. »

- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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Rooney Mara and Dane DeHaan to Star in Musical Ziggy

12 September 2014 10:56 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Though Dane DeHaan recently made his superhero movie debut, it appears that he’s keen on switching things up in the near future by leading a full-on musical.  The actor is attached to star in the original musical Ziggy alongside Rooney Mara, which will revolve around a hunchback escape artist (DeHaan) who arrives in New York in the late 1920s and falls in love with the fiancé of a powerful media mogul.  Mara will play the aforementioned love interest, and the story will chart Ziggy’s rise to stardom and subsequent fall “amid a romantic world crashing down on its own impossible idealism.”  The picture comes from writer/director Diesel Schwarze, a protégé of Baz Luhrmann. Hit the jump for more on Ziggy and the schedules of DeHaan and Mara. Per Deadline, Schwarze and Electric City Entertainment are partnering with British music producer/songwriter Alex Da Kid to develop original contemporary music for Ziggy, »

- Adam Chitwood

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Dane DeHaan, Rooney Mara Starring in Musical Movie ‘Ziggy’

12 September 2014 10:00 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Dane DeHaan and Rooney Mara will star in movie musical “Ziggy” set in New York City during the Roaring Twenties.

Lynette Howell and Jamie Patricof’s Electric City Entertainment are partnered with Australian writer-director Diesel Schwarze to develop “Ziggy” as his debut feature film. British music producer and songwriter Alex Da Kid is also on board the project and the team is currently developing the original contemporary music for the film.

DeHaan will portray a hunchback escape artist who arrives in New York during the mass-culture boom of the late 1920s and falls in love with the fiance (Mara) of a powerful media mogul. The story will chart his rise to fame and subsequent fall amid a romantic world crashing down on its own idealism.

“Diesel has written an incredibly beautiful and ambitious story and his background working under Baz Luhrmann combined with his prolific commercial work, lends itself to »

- Dave McNary

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Watch: 3 Clips For Aussie Horror 'The Babadook'

12 September 2014 9:17 AM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

We’re still weeks away from the spooky month of October, but that shouldn’t stop us from taking a peek—from behind our hands, of course—at the scary Sundance hit “The Babadook.” If last month’s trailer wasn’t enough to get the heart pumping, some new clips and poster will get you checking under your bed tonight. Directed by Jennifer Kent, the Kickstarted film stars Essie Davis (Baz Luhrmann’s “Australia”) and Noah Wiseman as a mother and son who are tormented by the Babadook, a terrifying creature from a children’s book found in their home. We caught the film back in Sundance—read our B+ review here—and were very impressed, calling the film “a smart, respectful horror that puts character and emotional issues first, yet never at the cost of a delightful and haunting fright.” It’s a welcome respite from the deluge of »

- Cain Rodriguez

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