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Ralph Fiennes In Talks To Join Mike Newell's Adaptation Of Charles Dickens' 'Great Expectations'

  • By Simon Dang
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  • April 22, 2011 1:25 AM
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Scheduling Conflicts Ended Early Talks With Rooney Mara For Female Lead, EstellaWith 2012 set to initiate celebrations of Charles Dickens' bicentenary, there's sure to be a few film projects being developed to take part in the festivities. One particular production, though, is already jumping out of the blocks as a standout: the adaptation of "Great Expectations" by Mike Newell which already has rising star Jeremy Irvine ("War Horse") as Pip and Helena Bonham Carter in talks for Miss Havisham.

The Playlist Foolishly, and Prematurely, Tries To Predict Best Actor & Actress At The 2012 Oscars

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • March 2, 2011 8:14 AM
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Yesterday, we took a look at the 10 films we think will be battling it out at the Kodak Theatre for the Oscar roughly 11 months and 3 weeks from now. Today, we've made our picks for the acting categories. In this piece: Best Actor and Actress, and coming up tomorrow, Supporting Actor and Supporting Actress.

Exclusive: Rooney Mara To Star In 'Emanuel And The Truth About Fishes'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • February 9, 2011 8:05 AM
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Reunites The Actress With 'Tanner Hall' Director Francesca GregoriniWith a starring role in David Fincher's highly anticipated "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" in production and buzz still humming off her small, but integral breakout turn in "The Social Network, actress Rooney Mara is gearing up to be one of the most coveted actresses on the planet.

Rooney Mara Auditioned For Gregg Araki's 'Kaboom'; Director Shares Shoegazey Soundtrack

  • By Edward Davis
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  • February 2, 2011 4:11 AM
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However, It Girl & Upcoming 'Dragon Tattoo' Star Didn't Get The PartDepending on how much of a premium you put on absurdist irony, you probably either love or loathe Gregg Araki's latest sci-fi-ish mystery drama "Kaboom." In a recent review, we called it, " 'Saved By The Bell' meets David Lynch on ecstasy," but before you declare that as awesome-sounding and enticing, you might want to spend some quality time with that write-up.

More Pics Of Our Goth Girlfriend Rooney Mara In 'The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • January 13, 2011 10:45 AM
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Yesterday the jaw of the internet collectively dropped when the first image of Rooney Mara as Lisbeth Salander hit the web and just when we think we've recovered, a new batch of photos are making the rounds from the W magazine shoot, and if we were fifteen years younger in our mopey, listening-to-The-Cure-non-stop teenage years, we would have found our new girlfriend.

First Official Look: Rooney Mara As Lisbeth Salander In 'The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • January 12, 2011 4:24 AM
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David Fincher Says Scarlett Johansson Was "Too Sexy" & Jennifer Lawrence "Too Tall" For The PartUh, whoa.

Stellan Skarsgård Talks Fincher's 'Girl With The Dragon Tattoo' & Von Trier's 'Melancholia'

  • By Simon Dang
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  • January 3, 2011 2:13 AM
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Says Rooney Mara Will Do 'Something Beautiful' With Portrayal Of Lisbeth SalanderVeteran Swedish thespian Stellan Skarsgård recently took the opportunity while doing press for his dark, comical crime-caper "A Somewhat Gentle Man," to discuss his interesting plate of upcoming projects, namely David Fincher's forthcoming adaptation of the first installment in Stieg Larsson's Millennium trilogy, "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo," as well as Lars von Trier's psychological end-of-days pic, "Melancholia."

The Breakthrough Performances Of 2010

  • By The Playlist
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  • December 27, 2010 6:23 AM
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The Ladies Dominate The Breakout Field This Year

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