Fact: Actors Josh Radnor and Mary Elizabeth Winstead are stepping back in time to star in a new Ridley Scott TV drama about the American Civil War. Office Space star Gary Cole, Broadway regulars Cherry Jones and Norbert Leo Butz, and The Carrie Diaries' AnnaSophia Robb have also been cast in the new historical series, which will document the work of two volunteer nurses, Mary Phinney and Emma Green, on opposite sides of the Civil War. Production is currently underway in Richmond and Petersburg, Virginia and the series is set to air on U.S. network PBS late next year (16).
Fact: GRINDHOUSE star Mary Elizabeth Winstead has been cast as Abraham Lincoln's wife in Timur Bekmambetov's movie adaptation of quirky book Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter. She'll join Dominic Cooper and Anthony MACkie in the project, which is set for release next summer (12).
Quote: "I was at Comic-Con and there were several people dressed up as me, or as my character, which was really cool and exciting but they were all carrying these giant hammers because my character fights with this giant hammer. And I thought if I don't do this right, this could be dangerous!" Actress Mary Elizabeth Winstead is anxious to impress Scott Pilgrim comic book fans as Ramona Flowers in forthcoming film SCOTT PILGRIM VS. The World.
Quote: "When I was 12, I snuck into (1996 horror movie) SCREAM, then went to school and told everyone the story scene-by-scene. I felt like a badass!" LIVE FREE OR DIE HARD star Mary Elizabeth Winstead on her rebellious streak as a youngster.