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Liev Schreiber And Jaden Smith Will Topline Slavery Pic The Good Lord Bird

16 April 2014 5:52 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

The darkest chapter in American history has always been ripe for the Hollywood treatment, but after Steve McQueen’s searing 12 Years A Slave took Best Picture at the Oscars earlier this year, it seems clearer than ever that there’s still a large appetite for movies about slavery. Luckily, the next star-studded movie about the subject won’t be quite as painful to watch as 12 Years A Slave. Deadline is reporting that Liev Schreiber and Jaden Smith have signed on to star in an adaptation of James McBride’s satirical slavery novel The Good Lord Bird.

McBride’s novel, which won him the 2013 National Book Award, centers on a cross-dressing slave named Little Onion (Smith), a young boy mistaken for a girl when rescued from his master by famed abolitionist John Brown (Schreiber). Together, they set out on a journey across the country, encountering individuals like Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass »

- Isaac Feldberg

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The Cast of Josh Trank’s The Fantastic Four finally revealed

20 February 2014 3:47 AM, PST | HeyUGuys.co.uk | See recent HeyUGuys news »

We’ve known for a while now that Michael B. Jordan will play Johnny Storm/The Human Torch in Fox’s upcoming reboot of The Fantastic Four, but now the other three members of the team have been revealed following a final rewrite of the script and a lengthy casting process.

According to Variety, House of Cards star Kate Mara has signed on to play Sue Storm/The Invisible Woman, while Jamie Bell (Defiance) is expected to soon agree to join the Josh Trank helmed movie as Ben Grimm/The Thing. Miles Teller (The Spectacular Now) has officially been offered the role of Reed Richards/Mr. Fantastic, and it’s likely that his deal will be completed soon.

With Simon Kinberg, Matthew Vaughn and Gregory Goodman serving as producers, the next step for the studio is to find an actor (or actress?) to play the villainous Doctor Doom. The plan »

- Josh Wilding

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Tom Hardy Joins BBC's Period Gangster Drama 'Peaky Blinders,' Starring Cillian Murphy

14 February 2014 10:42 AM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Some day the BBC series "Peaky Blinders," which was recently acquired by the Weinstein Company for U.S. distribution, will make its way here to some network or streaming platform. For now, fans will be pleased to learn that the critically acclaimed gangster drama has added Tom Hardy ("Inception," "The Dark Knight Rises") to its already stellar cast. Hardy, who reunites with the show's creator Steven Knight after their collaboration on the upcoming feature film "Locke," will play a charismatic leader who presents a unique opportunity to protagonist Tommy Shelby, played by Golden Globe nominee Cillian Murphy ("Batman Begins," "28 Days Later"). Season two of the show will see the Shelby family expanding their empire as the 1920s begin to roar. In addition to Hardy and Murphy, the cast includes Paul Anderson ("Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows"), Joe Cole ("Now Is Good"), Iddo Goldberg ("Defiance"), Sophie Rundle ("Great Expectations") and Sam Neill ("Jurassic Park, »

- Ziyad Saadi

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Tom Hardy Joins BBC's Period Gangster Drama 'Peaky Blinders,' Starring Cillian Murphy

14 February 2014 10:42 AM, PST | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Some day the BBC series "Peaky Blinders," which was recently acquired by the Weinstein Company for U.S. distribution, will make its way here to some network or streaming platform. For now, fans will be pleased to learn that the critically acclaimed gangster drama has added Tom Hardy ("Inception," "The Dark Knight Rises") to its already stellar cast. Hardy, who reunites with the show's creator Steven Knight after their collaboration on the upcoming feature film "Locke," will play a charismatic leader who presents a unique opportunity to protagonist Tommy Shelby, played by Golden Globe nominee Cillian Murphy ("Batman Begins," "28 Days Later"). Season two of the show will see the Shelby family expanding their empire as the 1920s begin to roar. In addition to Hardy and Murphy, the cast includes Paul Anderson ("Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows"), Joe Cole ("Now Is Good"), Iddo Goldberg ("Defiance"), Sophie Rundle ("Great Expectations") and Sam Neill ("Jurassic Park, »

- Ziyad Saadi

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‘Ray Donovan’s Liev Schreiber Signs With UTA

10 February 2014 10:38 AM, PST | Deadline New York | See recent Deadline New York news »

Exclusive: UTA has just signed Liev Schreiber. Maybe it’s because I love that Showtime series Ray Donovan and especially Schreiber’s hard-edged title protagonist, but this feels like a real coup for UTA. You can tell that even though he’s a vet, Schreiber’s best work is ahead of him after this career changing role. Schreiber got a Golden Globe nomination this year for Best Actor in a Television Series Drama for Ray Donovan. Schreiber, who had been repped by CAA, recently wrapped a turn as Soviet chess master Boris Spassky in the Ed Zwick-directed Pawn Sacrifice, with Tobey Maguire playing enigmatic American chess champion Bobby Fischer. Schreiber‘s recent credits include The Reluctant Fundamentalist; Salt; X-Men Origins: Wolverine; Defiance; The Manchurian Candidate; and A Walk On The Moon. The agency will continue to help Schreiber in the small and big screen pursuits as well as stage. »

- MIKE FLEMING JR

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‘Ray Donovan’s Liev Schreiber Signs With UTA

10 February 2014 10:38 AM, PST | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Exclusive: UTA has just signed Liev Schreiber. Maybe it’s because I love that Showtime series Ray Donovan and especially Schreiber’s hard-edged title protagonist, but this feels like a real coup for UTA. You can tell that even though he’s a vet, Schreiber’s best work is ahead of him after this career changing role. Schreiber got a Golden Globe nomination this year for Best Actor in a Television Series Drama for Ray Donovan. Schreiber, who had been repped by CAA, recently wrapped a turn as Soviet chess master Boris Spassky in the Ed Zwick-directed Pawn Sacrifice, with Tobey Maguire playing enigmatic American chess champion Bobby Fischer. Schreiber‘s recent credits include The Reluctant Fundamentalist; Salt; X-Men Origins: Wolverine; Defiance; The Manchurian Candidate; and A Walk On The Moon. The agency will continue to help Schreiber in the small and big screen pursuits as well as stage. »

- MIKE FLEMING JR

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‘Game of Thrones’ Rules Golden Reel Awards TV Nominations

17 January 2014 5:08 PM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Game of Thrones” still reigns supreme with the Motion Picture Sound Editors.

The HBO fantasy drama received the most nominations from the Mpse for its upcoming 61st annual Golden Reel Awards. While “Thrones” leads with three, “Boardwalk Empire,” “Breaking Bad,” “The Walking Dead” and “Sons of Anarchy” trail closely behind with two noms each. The Golden Reel Awards take place on Feb. 16 at Los Angeles’ Westin Bonaventure Hotel and Suites.

Although Mpse announced its film nominations (which included “Gravity,” “12 Years a Slave” and “Captain Phillips”) on Wednesday, it released the TV, computer entertainment, direct-to-video, special venue and student categories on Friday.

Here’s a full list of the nominees:

Best Sound Editing: Sound Effects, Foley, Dialogue And Adr Animation In Television:

Fairly OddParents

Supervising Sound Editor: Heather Olsen, Mpse

Gravity Falls

Supervising Sound Editor: Heather Olsen, Mpse

Star Wars: The Clone Wars

Supervising Sound Editor: Matthew Wood

Monster High

Supervising »

- Maane Khatchatourian

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