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Rumor: Who Is Felicity Jones in ‘Star Wars: Rogue One’?

5 hours ago | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

So far the cast assembled for the first Star Wars Anthology film has been an eclectic mix of talent. Felicity Jones has taken the lead role in Star Wars: Rogue One while other cast members include Riz Ahmed, Sam Claflin, Diego Luna, Forest Whitaker and maybe Ben Mendelsohn. However, we don’t really know anything about […]

The post Rumor: Who Is Felicity Jones in ‘Star Wars: Rogue One’? appeared first on /Film. »

- Ethan Anderton

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'Star Wars Rogue One': Is Felicity Jones Boba Fett's Daughter?

31 July 2015 7:30 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Star Wars Anthology: Rogue One, the first Star Wars spinoff, is starting to take shape, with a growing cast that includes Felicity Jones, Riz Ahmed, Sam Claflin, Diego Luna, and Forest Whitaker already set to star. The story has been confirmed to center on a band of resistance fighters who unite for a daring mission to steal the Death Star plans, but there is still very little we know about what roles these actors are playing. Today on Meet the Movie Press, El Mayimbe dropped a new rumor that reveals Felicity Jones is playing the daughter of Boba Fett.

El Mayimbe himself even stated that this piece of information is a rumor which has not been confirmed, so it could turn out to be completely false. Then again, Boba Fett has long been rumored to have some sort of presence in this spinoff, so it wouldn't be surprising to learn »

- MovieWeb

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Watch: Coach Kyle Chandler Gets Pissed Off in Alamo Drafthouse 'Don't Talk' PSA

31 July 2015 11:36 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Read More: Kyle Chandler & Ben Mendelsohn on 'Full Contact' Acting in 'Bloodline' Kyle Chandler, known for his beloved role as Coach Eric Taylor on "Friday Night Lights," has teamed up with Alamo Drafthouse for a new PSA to keep moviegoers eyes' glued to the big screen and not their phones "Don't Talk PSA: Coach" features Chandler in the middle of an inspirational pep talk that is disrupted by rude phone users. After the classic "Clear eyes, full hearts" quote, he gets up close and personal with the camera and shows his disapproval.  Check out the hilarious PSA above, courtesy of Alamo Drafthouse.  Read More: Kyle Chandler Reveals the Secret of 'Friday Night Lights' Brilliance »

- Kaeli Van Cott

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Interview: Ben Mendelsohn On 'Mississippi Grind,' 'Blackbird,' Gareth Edwards And 'Rogue One'

29 July 2015 10:05 AM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

"Mississippi Grind," the new film from directors Ryan Fleck and Anna Boden (review), may be a two-hander (as you can tell from this new trailer), but the focus and the driver of the action is undoubtedly Gerry, the character played by Ben Mendelsohn. Emerging from the film's Karlovy Vary International Film Festival gala screening, I found myself trying to work out what exactly it was about the Australian actor in that role that was so different from almost everything else we might know him from recently —his incendiary turn in "Starred Up," his breakout "Animal Kingdom," his memorable supporting appearances in "The Place Beyond the Pines" and "Killing Them Softly," his pivotal performance in Netflix's "Bloodline." The closest I got was that as messed up and flawed as the character is (it's no spoiler to say he's an inveterate gambling addict), Gerry has no violence in him —in fact, he »

- Jessica Kiang

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Bloodline Season 2: Ben Mendelsohn Returning as Series Regular

29 July 2015 9:07 AM, PDT | TVovermind.com | See recent TVovermind.com news »

While opinions on how great Netflix’s dark family drama Bloodline may vary, one thing that all viewers and critics can agree on is that Ben Mendelsohn was absolutely terrific as Danny Rayburn, the eldest of the four Rayburn children and black sheep of the family, who returns home after being away for years and begins causing trouble as soon as arrives back in the Keys. In fact, Mendelsohn’s performance was so sensational that it earned him an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series. Unfortunately for fans of the show and the actor, it appeared that Mendelsohn’s time on Bloodline would be done after its first season, due to the fact that (Spoiler Alert) Danny’s brother John (Kyle Chandler) kills him in the penultimate episode of Season 1. However, that no longer seems to be the case, as the show’s executive producer Glenn Kessler »

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Ben Mendelsohn Will Return For 'Bloodline' Season 2

29 July 2015 6:01 AM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

There's a reason Ben Mendelsohn snagged one of the two Emmy nominations Netflix's "Bloodline" received earlier this month — he's just that damn good. He was easily the highlight of the streaming platform's new drama, but as fans know there was a bit of a question mark about whether or not he'd return after the first season. **Spoilers Ahead** The entire narrative of the first season was centered around his character's death at the hands of his brother, John, but it seems there's a lot more Danny Rayburn to come. Read More: Interview: Ben Mendelsohn Talks 'Slow West,' 'Bloodline' & Doing His Best Nick Cave Impression In 'Lost River' At the Television Critics Association press tour, executive producer Glenn Kessler confirmed that Mendelsohn will be back as a series regular for season 2. “The DNA of the show is such that the past is always with us, »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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Ben Mendelsohn Will Return For 'Bloodline' Season 2

29 July 2015 6:01 AM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

There's a reason Ben Mendelsohn snagged one of the two Emmy nominations Netflix's "Bloodline" received earlier this month — he's just that damn good. He was easily the highlight of the streaming platform's new drama, but as fans know there was a bit of a question mark about whether or not he'd return after the first season. **Spoilers Ahead** The entire narrative of the first season was centered around his character's death at the hands of his brother, John, but it seems there's a lot more Danny Rayburn to come. Read More: Interview: Ben Mendelsohn Talks 'Slow West,' 'Bloodline' & Doing His Best Nick Cave Impression In 'Lost River' At the Television Critics Association press tour, executive producer Glenn Kessler confirmed that Mendelsohn will be back as a series regular for season 2. “The DNA of the show is such that the past is always with us, »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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Longmire Team on Season 4's 'Second Chances' Theme, A&E Cancellation

28 July 2015 4:41 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Viewers tuning in for Season 4 of Longmire on its new home, Netflix, will see a slight change in the series compared to its A&E run.

“The show’s going to be different in the end, but we’re actually still making the same show,” executive producer Hunt Baldwin said Tuesday at the Television Critics Association summer press tour in Beverly Hills.

RelatedLongmire: Netflix Sets Season 4 Release Date, Solves Time Jump Mystery

Baldwin noted the episodes no longer have to be cut down to fit a 42-minute running time and aren’t subject to commercial breaks.

“We’re »

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Bloodline Season 2: Ben Mendelsohn Returning as Series Regular

28 July 2015 3:43 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Not even the Grim Reaper can stop Danny Rayburn.

Emmy nominee Ben Mendelsohn will be back as a full-fledged series regular for Bloodline‘s upcoming second season on Netflix, exec producer Glenn Kessler confirmed to TVLine Tuesday at the Television Critics Association summer press tour in Beverly Hills. This is notable because Danny was [Spoiler Alert!] murdered by brother John (Kyle Chandler) at the end of Season 1.

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“The DNA of the show is such that the past is always with us,” noted Kessler of the show’s flashback-heavy format. “We’re going to learn more about Danny »

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Sense8 Season 2: Ep 'Cautiously Optimistic' About Pickup

28 July 2015 12:14 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Netflix did not have Sense8-tional news for fans of the twisty freshman thriller at the Television Critics Association press tour on Tuesday.

Many assumed the show’s TCA panel would kick off with a Season 2 renewal announcement. Instead, executive producer J. Michael Straczynski told reporters that he’s “still awaiting word” about a pickup, adding, “We’re cautiously optimistic, but, ultimately, it’s Netflix’s call.”

RelatedFuller House: Olsen Twins ‘Teetering’ on Deal to Join Netflix Revival

Sense8 — which also counts Andy and Lana Wachowski (The Matrix) among its executive producers — follows a group of eight individuals from around the globe, »

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Star Wars Anthology: Rogue One adds Sherlock actor

27 July 2015 11:21 PM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Jonathan Aris looks like he's the latest addition to Star Wars Anthology: Rogue One...

A little bit of fresh Star Wars casting news for you here. Jonathan Aris, an actor best known for playing Anderson in the Sherlock episode The Empty Hearse has become the latest addition to Gareth Edwards' upcoming Star Wars movie.

Star Wars Anthology: Rogue One is set to start filming in the UK in the next couple of months, and according to his Spotlight page (effectively his online curriculum vitae, to be used by casting agents), Aris has landed the role of Senator Jebel in the upcoming movie.

Inevitably, nothing else is known about the role so far, but Aris will be joining a cast that includes Felicity Jones and Ben Mendelsohn.

No official confirmation has been forthcoming, nor do we expect it to be for some time. Here's the snapshot of Aris' Spotlight page, »

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'Star Wars: Rogue One' Casts 'Sherlock' Star Jonathan Aris

27 July 2015 9:30 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

With production set to begin very soon on Disney and LucasFilm's Star Wars Anthology: Rogue One, the BBC reports that Sherlock actor Jonathan Aris has joined the cast. The actor's Spotlight profile, a website where actors and filmmakers can post their resumes, revealed that he is playing "Senator Jebel" in Star Wars Anthology: Rogue One. That listing was later removed from his page, so it's unclear if this is the confirmed character or not.

If, in fact, the actor has signed on for the Star Wars anthology movie, he will join a cast that includes Felicity Jones, Riz Ahmed, Sam Claflin, Diego Luna, Ben Mendelsohn and Forest Whitaker. The story centers on a group of Rebel Alliance soldiers who embark on a mission to steal plans for the original Death Star. The plot is set between the events of Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith and »

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Sherlock actor Jonathan Aris joins Star Wars Anthology: Rogue One

27 July 2015 8:26 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

As director Gareth Edwards (Godzilla) gears up to start principal photography on Star Wars Anthology: Rogue One, BBC reporter Lizo Mizimba has uncovered what is likely to be a minor piece of casting news, with British actor Jonathan Aris (Sherlock) set to play a character called Senator Jebel.

See Also: Ben Mendelsohn says it’s “looking positive” that he’ll join the cast of Star Wars Anthology: Rogue One

Star Wars Anthology: Rogue One is set for release on December 16th, 2016 and will be directed by Gareth Edwards (Godzilla) with a cast that includes Felicity Jones (The Theory of Everything), Riz Ahmed (Nightcrawler), Diego Luna (Elysium), and Forest Whitaker (Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai).

See Also: Boba Fett, Bossk and more rumoured to appear in Star Wars Anthology: Rogue One

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- Gary Collinson

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Sherlock's Jonathan Aris joins Star Wars: Rogue One, but who is he playing?

27 July 2015 8:12 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Sherlock's Jonathan Aris has boarded Star Wars: Rogue One.

According to the actor's Spotlight page, he has been cast as Senator Jebel in the Gareth Edwards-directed spinoff.

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The movie will follow a band of raiders as they attempt to hijack the Empire's massive Death Star base.

Felicity Jones is expected to play a rebel raider, while Diego Luna and Riz Ahmed are thought to be starring as Alliance soldiers.

Meanwhile, Forest Whitaker was recently cast in a role that is currently shrouded in secrecy.

Ben Mendelsohn is rumoured to be starring in Rogue One as well, but it was recently suggested that he has yet to sign on the dotted line.

A screenplay for the project is currently being rewritten by Chris Weitz, best known for penning The Twilight Saga: New Moon »

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Emmys exclusive: Which episodes are submitted by Michael Kelly ('House of Cards') and Ben Mendelsohn ('Bloodline')?

27 July 2015 7:05 AM, PDT | Gold Derby | See recent Gold Derby news »

Gold Derby has exclusively learned the episodes that will be submitted to the Emmys by two of the 2015 nominees for Best Drama Supporting Actor. Michael Kelly is entering the "House of Cards" episode titled "Chapter 27." Ben Mendelsohn selects the "Bloodline" episode called "Episode 112." -Break- Click here to see the updated list of all 2015 Emmy episode submissions Kelly has his first career Emmy nomination this year for his role as former vice-presidential chief of staff Doug Stamper. On the first episode of the third season on Netflix, "While Frank is concerned with his plummeting approval ratings,  Claire sets her sights on being Ambassador to the U.N. and Doug tries to deal with his injuries through extensive rehab." Mendeloshn is also a first-time nominee and co-stars on the freshman Netflix drama as Danny Rayburn. His character is the oldest son of a Florida Keys family who returns home and quickly s. »

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"Sherlock" Actor Joins "Star Wars: Rogue One"

27 July 2015 7:05 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Jonathan Aris, who plays forensic scientist Anderson on The BBC's "Sherlock," has apparently joined the cast of Gareth Edwards' "Star Wars" anthology movie "Star Wars: Rogue One" for Disney Pictures.

Aris has reportedly been cast as a character called Senator Jebel, and the news of his casting in the film was revealed via his official online CV. That listing has since been removed, and there has been no official announcement as of yet so count this only as rumor for now.

This does mark one of the first pieces of casting news since it was confirmed Felicity Jones would play the lead while the likes of Riz Ahmed, Sam Claflin, Diego Luna and Ben Mendelsohn are in talks.

Set in the time between Episodes III and IV, the story follows a brave band of resistance fighters uniting to steal the plans to the original Death Star. It hits cinemas next December. »

- Garth Franklin

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Review: Slow West

26 July 2015 1:01 PM, PDT | Pure Movies | See recent Pure Movies news »

This is the Pure Movies review of Slow West, directed by John Maclean and starring Kodi Smit-McPhee, Michael Fassbender, Ben Mendelsohn, Caren Pistorius and Rory McCann. Written by Dr. Garth Twa. Jay Cavendish (Kodi Smit-McPhee) is a tenderfoot from Scotland, hapless as an albino heifer, in the sprawling American mythic west, once upon a time, in search of his sweet-cheeked gal, Rose, who’s running from the law. Nearly mowed down by a renegade injun, he’s soon looking down the expulsive end of a confederate shooting-iron. But a shot rings out, and it’s not his. A battered outlaw in a bandana named Silas (Michael Fassbender) has saved his britches. »

- Dr. Garth Twa

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Ryan Reynolds becomes Ben Mendelsohn's "lucky charm" in the Mississippi Grind trailer

24 July 2015 1:06 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Ryan Reynolds ends up as Ben Mendelsohn's "lucky charm" in the Mississippi Grind trailer.

Co-directors Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck bring viewers on a road trip filled to the brim with self-destructive behaviour in the comedy-drama.

A gambler (Mendelsohn) is down on his luck and in massive debt to some very dangerous people, until he meets a carefree younger man (Reynolds) who could hold the key to his redemption.

Sienna Miller, Analeigh Tipton and Alfre Woodard also appear in Mississippi Grind as the duo take a wild road trip of a lifetime.

Writer-directors Boden and Fleck are best known for the hit indie drama Half Nelson, for which Ryan Gosling earned an Academy Award nomination.

Mississippi Grind bows on September 25 in the Us. »

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Trailer for Ryan Reynolds' Mississippi Grind Poker Film

23 July 2015 6:44 AM, PDT | WorstPreviews.com | See recent Worst Previews news »

A24 has unveiled the first trailer for "Mississippi Grind," a Sundance drama that stars Ryan Reynolds, Sienna Miller, Ben Mendelsohn, Analeigh Tipton and Robin Weigert. Check it out below. Plot: Down on his luck and facing financial hardship, Gerry (Mendelsohn) teams up with younger charismatic poker player, Curtis (Reynolds), in an attempt to change his luck. The two set off on a road trip through the South with visions of winning back what's been lost. The new movie is directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, the filmmakers behind "Sugar" and "Half Nelson." It's set to hit theaters on September 25th. Trailer: »

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Ryan Reynolds and Ben Mendelsohn are a gambling duo in ‘Mississippi Grind’ trailer

22 July 2015 2:15 PM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

Don’t think Ryan Reynolds is capable of being in smaller movies? Well this trailer for Mississippi Grind may just prove you wrong. The third feature from writer/directors Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck (Half Nelson and It’s Kind of a Funny Story) stars Ben Mendelsohn as a gambler on the verge of running out of his luck who meets Reynolds’, a poker player who seems to have all of the luck. Here’s the synopsis:

Down on his luck and facing financial hardship, Gerry teams up with a younger charismatic poker player named Curtis in an attempt to change his luck. The two set off on a road trip through the South with visions of winning back what has been lost.

What looks to be a thoughtful character piece sure has an interesting duo at the forefront. Reynolds has had his odd share of pairings (he and Jeff Bridges in R. »

- Sarah Pearce Lord

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