Posts tagged "casting"

Marisa Tomei Will Be On The Next Season Of “Empire”

What a wonderful world.

Megan Reynolds | July 2, 2015 - 5:00 pm

That’s Weird, Emma Stone Isn’t Asian: Why “Aloha” Is A Hot Mess

Hawaii has always been the cinematic setting for the age-old spiritual quest, one in which a confused white man takes to the white sand beaches and the birds of paradise…

Megan Reynolds | May 29, 2015 - 9:00 am

Here Is Our Dream Cast For The Upcoming Remake Of “The Craft”

Assemble your coven, call the corners, get ready to invoke Manon. …

Amelia McDonell-Parry & Megan Reynolds | May 14, 2015 - 12:20 pm

Katie Holmes, Possibly Taylor Swift Join The Cast Of “The Giver”

Soon, Lois Lowry’s beloved novel The Giver will join the ranks of young adult books that have made it to the big screen. Come on, you know you’ve been waiting…

The Mary Sue | September 28, 2013 - 9:30 am

Marion Cotillard And Michael Fassbender To Star In An Extremely Attractive Version Of “Macbeth”

Marion Cotillard as Lady Macbeth? I never knew I wanted it until it happened.
The actress is replacing Natalie Portman, who was originally going to play the scheming Queen. There’s…

The Mary Sue | August 21, 2013 - 12:50 pm

Parker Posey Could Have Been In “Girl, Interrupted,” And 25 Other Hollywood Casting Close Calls

It’s hard to imagine anyone other than Angelina Jolie (and THOSE LIPS!) in the Oscar-winning role of Lisa in the 1999 film “Girl, Interrupted.” But Parker Posey recently revealed she…

The Frisky | November 10, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Please, Please, Please, MTV, Make It Stop!

MTV is apparently casting a reality show about CATTY 16- to 21-year-olds who LIVE TO PARTY and love to create DRAMA. Do they also have to write in ALL CAPS?

Jessica Wakeman | July 20, 2012 - 4:20 pm

Jennifer Hudson Could Have Been “Precious” & 23 Other Casting Close Calls

It’s hard to imagine “Precious” without then-unknown Gabourey Sidibe. But Jennifer Hudson was riding high after “Dreamgirls” and said she turned down the role because she didn’t want to gain…

Jessica Wakeman | January 1, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Michelle Trachtenberg Could Have Been Bella In “Twilight” & 22 Other Casting Close Calls

Attention Twihards! Be honest … could you imagine anyone other than Kristen Stewart playing Bella Swan in the “Twilight” series? Well, there was once a time when producers weren’t sure…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 3, 2011 - 12:00 pm

Casting Close Call: Thomas Jane Could Have Been Don Draper

Jon Hamm has nabbed himself four Emmys playing the now-iconic role of Don Draper on “Mad Men.” But apparently, he was not producers first choice for the role. And he…

Kate Torgovnick/ | October 9, 2011 - 12:00 pm

Woody Allen Wants Proof Actresses Haven’t “Gained 200 Pounds” Before Casting Them

“Casting is so awkward. I’m too shy to meet [actresses]. I have the women come in and I don’t let them sit down. I make up some questions, but I…

Kate Torgovnick/ | May 20, 2011 - 2:20 pm

Very Important Casting Updates For “The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo”

The cast of David Fincher’s upcoming version of “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo,” based on the amazing Stieg Larsson novel, is starting to come together! Daniel Craig has been…

Ami Angelowicz | August 6, 2010 - 7:00 pm

Quotable: Jonathan Rhys Meyers Is Glad You Think He’s Sexy

“I’d rather people think I’m sexy than not. Let’s be honest. Physicality is going to have a bearing on the parts you get. And if you think differently, you’re in…

Catherine Strawn | April 8, 2010 - 7:45 pm