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Gary Oldman Circling Sir Winston Churchill Movie Role

Darkest Hour will be directed by Anna Karenina's Joe Wright and will take place in 1940, when Churchill took over as Prime Minister. The film's script has been written by The Theory...

Pan Lets Hugh Jackman Explore His Dark Side

In the new adventure fantasy origin movie Pan, Hugh Jackman finally gets a chance to play the villain of the piece. "That nice guy stuff is boring," he laughs about his reputation as the nicest...

Punk Tunes Gave Pan Renewed Energy

The director wanted Hugh Jackman's Blackbeard and his crew of cut-throats to belt out fearsome sea songs, but they all just sounded like camp musical numbers until Wright suggested they try a few...

Director Joe Wright Impressed With Young Pan Star's Manners

Young Levi Miller refused to call Hugh Jackman anything but Mr. Jackman, even though the Australian actor begged him to call him Hugh. Wright tells heyuguys.com, "We did a few weeks...

Pirates, Mermaids, Neverland: Everyone's Favourite Adventure Story Returns With 'Pan' [Trailer + Pictures]

An extraordinary re-telling of a time-honoured fairy story, Peter Pan is set to hit the big screen once again in 'Pan'; a tale of how this young boy who never grows up discovered his remarkable...

Pan Cast And Crew Take Ice Bucket Challenge In Chilly Field

Hugh Jackman, Rooney Mara and the entire cast and crew of director Joe Wright's Pan took the ultimate Ice Bucket Challenge for Als research on Monday (18Aug14) when they took part in a chilly charity...

Rooney Mara To Star In The Secret Scripture

Rooney Mara is to appear in 'The Secret Scripture'.The 29-year-old actress has joined the cast of the drama, which centres on the character of Roseanne, a 100-year-old woman who recalls her life in mental institutions...

Cara Delevingne Set For 'Massive' Peter Pan Role

Cara Delivingne has landed a ''massive role'' as a mermaid in 'Peter Pan'.The superstar model has been open about her ambitions as an actress and she will get her first big break when she takes...

Amanda Seyfried Joins Pan Cast

Actress Amanda Seyfried is to reteam with her Les Miserables castmate Hugh Jackman in director Joe Wright's upcoming Peter Pan prequel.The Mamma Mia! star will portray Mary in the live-action film, which features Jackman as...

Newcomer Levi Miller Cast As Peter Pan In New Film

Moviemaker Joe Wright has found his Peter Pan - newcomer Levi Miller has been cast to take on the lead role of the boy who never grew up in origins film Pan.The director launched an...

Rooney Mara Cast As Tiger Lily In Peter Pan Origins Movie, 'Pan'

Rooney Mara has landed a role in Joe Wright's upcoming Peter Pan origins movie, Pan - she will playTiger Lily. Mara, who is best known for playing Lisbeth Salander in The Girl With The Dragon...

Rooney Mara To Play Tiger Lily In Pan

Actress Rooney Mara is in talks to play Indian princess Tiger Lily in director Joe Wright's new Peter Pan prequel.The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo star is reportedly close to signing on to join Hugh...

Unknown Actor Wanted For Lead In Joe Wright's Peter Pan

Producers behind director Joe Wright's forthcoming Peter Pan movie are giving aspiring actors the chance to star as the boy who never grew up by holding open auditions in the U.K.Casting calls have been sent...

Hey 11 To 13-Year-old Boys, Come On Down And Audition For 'Peter Pan'

Ironically, the majority of people reading this will be too old to audition for Peter Pan – the boy who would never grow up, but get your sons to pop down and audition. You never...

Hugh Jackman To Play Blackbeard In Pan

Hugh Jackman is in talks for a role as Blackbeard in 'Pan'.'The Wolverine' actor is reportedly being positioned as the villainous pirate in Warner Bros.' upcoming adaptation of children's classic 'Peter Pan', which will be...

Joe Wright Confirmed To Direct Peter Pan Prequel

British filmmaker Joe Wright has been confirmed as the swashbuckling director who will take charge of a new origin film about Peter Pan.The Anna Karenina filmmaker became a frontrunner to take on the film about...

Warner Bros. Confirm Pan Release Date

Warner Bros. have confirmed a release date for 'PAN'.The latest adaptation of the children's classic, will reportedly be helmed by director Joe Wright and is set to hit the big-screen in 3D on June...

Javier Bardem To Star In Peter Pan?

Javier Bardem is set to play the villain in 'Peter Pan'.The 44-year-old actor is in talks to take on the role of pirate leader Captain Blackbeard in the story, based on J.M Barrie's tales of...

Joe Wright In Talks To Make New Peter Pan Film

British filmmaker Joe Wright is in talks to bring Peter Pan back to the big screen in a new origin movie.The Anna Karenina director has become the frontrunner to tackle the latest tale about the...

Joe Wright To Direct Peter Pan Movie

Joe Wright will direct a 'Peter Pan' origin story.The 'Atonement' and 'Anna Karenina' director has signed up to helm the new big screen movie starring the fairytale hero for Warner Bros., and the project is...

Director Joe Wright Is The Latest Inductee To 'The 50 Shades Of Grey' Merry-go-round

Director Joe Wright is the latest Hollywood name to be chucked in the pile of potential suitors for the big-screen adaption of EL James' 50 Shades of Grey, with the Anna Karenina stalwart being touted...

Joe Wright Is Frontrunner To Direct 50 Shades Of Grey Film

British filmmaker Joe Wright has emerged as a favourite to take on the big screen adaptation of erotic bestseller 50 Shades Of Grey.Reports suggest executives at Focus Features, who have acquired the rights to the...

50 Shades Has Maybe Possibly Found Its Director In Joe Wright

Director Joe Wright is known for his skillful adaptations of literary classics like “Anna Karenina” and “Pride and Prejudice”, but he’s casting his gaze on an entirely different film this time, namely “50 Shades of...

'Anna Karenina' Director Joe Wright To Helm Risque 'Fifty Shades' Movie?

Joe Wright is rumoured to direct the upcoming movie adaptation of E.L. James' best-selling erotica novel 'Fifty Shades of Grey'.The director looks to be a firm choice for Focus and Universal who bought the rights...

Joe Wright To Direct Fifty Shades Of Grey?

Joe Wright is being considered to direct 'Fifty Shades of Grey'.The 'Anna Karenina' director is a ''strong contender'' to helm the big screen adaptation of E.L. James' erotic novel, which will be produced by Universal...

Keira Knightley Brings 'Depth' To Jack Ryan

Keira Knightley brings ''depth'' to Kenneth Branagh's 'Jack Ryan'.The British actress stars as Cathy Ryan in the actor and director's upcoming thriller film, alongside Chris Pine as the titular character, and Kenneth knew she would...

Joe Wright's New Play Eased His Grief After Ravi Shankar's Death

Atonement director Joe Wright has credited his light-hearted new theatre project with helping him to cope following the death of his famous father-in-law Ravi Shankar.Wright, who is married to the Indian musician's daughter, Anoushka, was...

Jude Law Not A 'Young Pretty Thing' Anymore

Jude Law is happy to not be a ''young pretty thing'' anymore.The 39-year-old actor made his name in a string of heartthrob roles, including lead parts in 'Alfie', 'Sleuth' and 'The Holiday', but he took...

Pictures: Keira Knightley Steals Anna Karenina Premiere As Jude Law No-shows

Keira Knightley starred in the off-the-wall adaptation of Tolstory novel Anna KareninaThere's been talk about it for months; just what has director Joe Wright done to Tolstoy's literary classic Anna Karenina? Both cast and crew...

Keira Knightley: Wait A Minute, Maybe I Am Anorexic?

Keira Knightley, the British actress currently starring in Joe Wright's big-screen adaptation of Tolstoy's Anna Karenina, admits she almost convinced herself that she was anorexic after a media storm over her weight. Knightley spoke in-depth...

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