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• Julianne Nicholson (August: Osage County) and Emily Mortimer (The Newsroom) have joined the coming-of-age pic Ten Thousand Saints, set in the ’80s in New York City’s Lower East Side. American Splendor directing team Bob Pulcini and Shari Berman have assembled a fairly big cast for the project including Ethan Hawke, Emile Hirsch, and Ender’s Game co-stars Asa Butterfield and Hailee Steinfeld. Mortimer will be playing Hawke’s girlfriend and Steinfeld’s mother, while Nicholson has been cast as Hawke’s ex-wife and mother of Butterfield. [THR]
- Lindsey Bahr
Exclusive: Anna Karenina star in talks to play lead in Rotterdam CineMart project.
Alicia Vikander, the Swedish star of Anna Karenina and A Royal Affair, is in talks to play the female lead in Iffr CineMart project Alina, to be directed by Björne Larson and expected to shoot later this year.
The film is produced by Helena Danielsson of Hepp Film International Ab
David Dencik, the Swedish-Danish actor who co-starred in Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, is also in the frame to appear in the film, which will be executive produced by Daniel Espinosa (Easy Money, Child 44).
Alina is a thriller in the mould of The Godfather. It is based on the play The Fourth Month by Björn Boström. Mogens Rukov (Festen) is the script consultant on the film which is co-scripted by Larson.
The $3m drama is about a young man forced to to choose between his love for his for his sister and the deadly »
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2 items from 2014
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