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With Disney's live-action version of Cinderella such a success, we're even more excited for the next retelling - a live-action Beauty and the Beast. Disney perfectly cast Emma Watson as Belle already and has been adding to the cast steadily, in addition to giving us a release date and tons of info about the movie. Get the scoop on the latest additions, along with the rest of the cast of the film, which will be directed by Bill Condon. Also, check out the first Instagram from the movie set! »
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Emma Watson arrived at the Regression photocall at Villa Magna Hotel in Madrid, Spain, in a stylish outfit. Emma Watson’s ‘Regression’ Photocall Look Watson went for a classy look at the Regression photocall, wearing a modest tulle skirt from the Christopher Kane Resort 2016 collection. “The fabric was screen printed by hand and the garment […]
- Chelsea Regan
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Greta Garbo movie 'The Kiss.' Greta Garbo movies on TCM Greta Garbo, a rarity among silent era movie stars, is Turner Classic Movies' “Summer Under the Stars” performer today, Aug. 26, '15. Now, why would Garbo be considered a silent era rarity? Well, certainly not because she easily made the transition to sound, remaining a major star for another decade. Think Norma Shearer, Joan Crawford, William Powell, Fay Wray, Marie Dressler, Wallace Beery, John Barrymore, Warner Baxter, Janet Gaynor, Constance Bennett, etc. And so much for all the stories about actors with foreign accents being unable to maintain their Hollywood stardom following the advent of sound motion pictures. A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer star, Garbo was no major exception to the supposed rule. Mexican Ramon Novarro, another MGM star, also made an easy transition to sound, and so did fellow Mexicans Lupe Velez and Dolores del Rio, in addition to the very British »
- Andre Soares
Emma Watson's ''hardest part'' is playing a nun. The 25-year-old actress - who rose to fame as Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter franchise - plays Lena in political drama 'Colonia Dignidad' who is forced to join a cult run by preacher Paul Schäfer (Michael Nyqvist) as she searches for her husband who was kidnapped by the government. Emma told Daily MailOnline: ''It's the hardest part I've ever had to play. But also the most satisfying. It felt like the right thing to do.'' Set in Chile in the seventies and directed by Oscar-winner Florian Gallenberger, the film tells the true story of Emma's character who disguises herself as a nun to infiltrate a Nazi cult. 'Inglorious Bastards' actor Daniel Brühl, 37, plays Lena's husband Daniel who is taken by General Augusto Pinochet's secret police, Dina. And Emma hopes the role will be the final ''push'' that will »
Fifteen years ago today, the world met the faces that launched one of the biggest movie franchises in cinema history.
Here’s the official press release:
(August 21, 2000 – Burbank, CA) – Attention All Muggles! Director Chris Columbus and producer David Heyman have discovered their Harry Potter, Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger from the thousands of children who cast their names into the hat to play the roles. Young actor Daniel Radcliffe will be the film’s Harry, with newcomers Rupert Grint and Emma Watson taking on the roles of Ron and Hermione, Harry’s best friends at Hogwarts, in Warner Bros. Pictures’ upcoming adaptation of the first in the best-selling series of Harry Potter books by J.K. Rowling. »
- Michelle McCue
Emma Watson has two reasons to celebrate today. The actress just completed filming Disney's upcoming live-adaptation of "Beauty and the Beast" -- and the date has some major significance to the 25 year old. "The 21st of August must be an auspicious day for me 15 yrs ago I began my journey as Hermione15 yrs later I wrap on my 1st musical as Belle," Watson tweeted out on Friday. That's right -- on August 21, 2000, Warner Bros. announced the cast of the first "Harry Potter" film, introducing the world to Watson for the first time as Hermione Granger. "Director Chris Columbus and producer David Heyman have discovered their Harry Potter, Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger from the thousands of children who cast their names into the hat to play the roles," a press release from that day reads. "I wish Dan [Radcliffe], Emma and Rupert [Grint] the very best of luck and hope that they »
- tooFab Staff
It's been a whole 15 years (15!) since the Harry Potter cast was announced, and it's making us feel really old.
On this day (August 21) in 2000, we found out that a fresh-faced Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson had signed up to what would become one of the most successful movie franchises of all time.
15 yrs ago today #DanielRadcliffe @EmWatson #RupertGrint Harry Potter casting was announced. #15YearsOfDanEmmaRupert pic.twitter.com/YtVSmZZ9D0
— lizo mzimba (@lizo_mzimba) August 21, 2015
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The British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles will salute Meryl Streep, Sam Mendes and James Corden with Britannia Awards at its Oct. 30 ceremony at the Beverly Hilton. Additional honorees will be announced soon.
Streep is the recipient of this year’s Stanley Kubrick Britannia Award for Excellence in Film, which the org said “is presented to a unique individual, upon whose work is stamped the indelible mark of authorship and commitment, and who has lifted the craft to new heights.” Prior recipients include Robert Downey Jr., George Clooney, Warren Beatty, Jeff Bridges, Tom Cruise, Daniel Day Lewis, Robert De Niro, Clint Eastwood, Tom Hanks, George Lucas, Sean Penn, Steven Spielberg and Denzel Washington.
Mendes will receive the John Schlesinger Britannia Award for Excellence in Directing presented by The Great Britain Campaign. The award is named for the great British director. Mendes had a notable theatre career before »
- Tim Gray
Read More: Ethan Hawke and Emma Watson Thriller 'Regression' to Open the 63rd San Sebastian Festival The 63rd San Sebastian Film Festival will honor filmmakers Merian C. Cooper (1893-1973) and Ernest B. Schoedsack (1893-1979) with a retrospective cycle dedicated to their films. The duo earned icon status as the directors of "King Kong" (1933), though their careers started earlier with documentaries such as "Grass: A Nation's Battle for Life" (1925) and "Chang" (1927), and fantasy adventure films like "The Four Feathers" (1929). After the success of "Kong," they would continue to explore special effects in epics like "Dr. Cyclops" (1940) and "Mighty Joe Young" (1949). The retrospective will be accompanied by the publication of a book dedicated to the two filmmakers, coordinated by Quim Casas. In addition the directors' retrospective, the festival has also announced the six films that will play in the »
- Zack Sharf
For a film called The Circle, the James Ponsoldt adaptation of Dave Eggers' novel has had a bit of a merry-go-round when it comes to its cast. With Tom Hanks being the first star announced for the film, Alicia Vikander initially landed the lead role of Mae. This didn't last long, as she was won away by the latest Bourne film and replaced with Emma Watson. Now John Boyega has jumped aboard as a co-lead for the tech thriller. Deadline confirmed that Boyega, star of Attack The Block and the forthcoming Star Wars: The Force Awakens, will play the role of Ty Gospodinov, the inventor and founder of the titular company where Watson's Mae finds herself employed at the beginning of The Circle. While details of his role are in short supply, and for good reason, rest assured he'll be on screen quite a bit with »
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According to Deadline, Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Attack The Block star John Boyega has landed a lead role in The Circle, joining the previously cast Tom Hanks and Emma Watson. The upcoming techno thriller from director James Ponsoldt (The End Of The Tour, The Spectacular Now, Smashed) is based on the Dave Eggers novel of the same name, and Ponsoldt also wrote the script. Boyega will play Ty, an... Read More »
- Jesse Giroux
Over the years that Den Of Geek has been going, we've regularly been charting the assortment of reboots and remakes that are making their way through the Hollywood system. This, then, is the current state of play. We've removed a bunch of projects that seem utterly dead - the once mooted remakes of Videodrome and Timecrimes, for instance - but we'll keep this list up to date as and when we hear of more.
Without further ado, here's what's coming up...
One of Hollywood's most on and off projects, the current state of the live action Akira remake is that it's back in the works. Marco J Ramirez, the showrunner for season 2 of Netflix's Daredevil show, has been hired to pen a screenplay. Warner Bros is still backing the film, »
At the D23 Expo, Disney gave fans a quick look at Emma Watson as Belle and her yellow ballgown in the live action version of Beauty And The Beast during a sizzle reel of their upcoming films. Emma Watson made an appearance via a message from the London set in which she tells the audience of her dream come true in playing the famous Disney princess. Besides her message, President of Walt Disney Studios Motion Picture Production, Sean Bailey confirmed the cast and that the new fairytale is definitely a musical.
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Oscar winner Tom Hanks (Bridge of Spies) and Emma Watson (Harry Potter) are already set to star in the film based on the book by Dave Eggers. James Ponsoldt (The End of the Tour) is directing, as well as writing the screenplay.
The book tells the story of a “recent college graduate (Watson) who lands a job at a powerful tech company called The Circle, which is co-owned by a charismatic man (Hanks).” Boyega would play a fellow employee of the titular company, who develops a relationship with Watson’s character as she stars working for them.
- Scott J. Davis
After making a big impact with Attack The Block back in 2011, John Boyega has been working steadily, including in something called Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which we imagine people have heard of. He’s now joining the cast of James Ponsoldt’s tech thriller The Circle. The script, adapted from Dave Eggers' novel by James Ponsoldt, who is also in the director’s chair, follows a young woman (Emma Watson) hired to work for the titular internet megacorp, which already boasts Tom Hanks and Boyega (as the visionary behind the driving idea) among its ranks The concept behind the company is uniting users' email, social media, banking and online shopping in its universal operating system as one identity, with this leading to a new age of transparency and civility.But of course, it’s not that simple – and the story becomes a thriller that exploits the dangers »
Star Wars: The Force Awakens star John Boyega has lined up his next high-profile project, landing a lead role in The Circle. The actor will star alongside Tom Hanks and Emma Watson. The Circle is based on the critically-acclaimed novel of the same name by Dave Eggers (Promised Land), with production scheduled to begin this September in California.
The story centers on a tech conglomerate known as The Circle, which connects a user's personal emails, social media, banking, and purchasing with their universal operating system to create an online identity. The plot follows a young woman Emma Watson who goes to work for this tech company, run by young genius Ty (John Boyega). The two strike up a relationship together, realizing how difficult it is to be with someone in this digital age of transparency.
He’s about to light up the screen in J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: The Force Awakens, but John Boyega is already looking to the future as it has been revealed that he has joined the cast of the movie adaptation of the novel The Circle.
Tom Hanks and Emma Watson are already cast in the film, which is based on the book of the same name by Dave Eggers. James Ponsoldt (The Spectacular Now, Smashed) will adapt and direct the film which is being produced by Hanks’ production company Playtone.
Here’s a bit about the source material.
When Mae Holland is hired to work for the Circle, the world’s most powerful internet company, she feels she’s been given the opportunity of a lifetime. The Circle, run out of a sprawling California campus, links users’ personal emails, social media, banking, »
- Paul Heath
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