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Jeremy Renner Developing Steve McQueen Biopic As Star Vehicle, James Gray To Write The Script

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 28, 2011 8:56 AM
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Just yesterday we called for an intervention for Jeremy Renner, following the announcement he joined the voice cast of "Ice Age 4." The Oscar nominated actor has been worrying us of late, as he has a string of roles in big shiny tentpoles -- "Mission: Impossible -- Ghost Protocol," "The Bourne Legacy," "Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters" -- that aren't necessarily the best showcase for his tremendous talent. Well, Renner has bounced back into our good books as not only has he set up his own production shingle -- something almost every actor of note has in Hollywood -- but the first project sounds great.

An Intervention For Jeremy Renner, As He Signs On To 'Ice Age 4,' His 327th Franchise

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • April 27, 2011 1:16 AM
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Jennifer Lopez, Wanda Sykes, Drake, Aziz Ansari and Keke Palmer Also In CastThe following is the transcription of a speech made by Barry Langford, Jeremy Renner's oldest friend, in a private room at the Sona, on North La Cienega Blvd last night.

Jeremy Renner Looks Locked In For 'The Bourne Legacy'

  • By The Playlist
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  • April 22, 2011 1:09 AM
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So much for Vulture's report on Joel Edgerton, published earlier today huh? Does Jeremy Renner have the lead role in Tony Gilroy's "The Bourne Legacy" all sown up? All signs point to yes. Last week it was rumored that Universal wanted the breakout "Hurt Locker" star for the lead, despite all the testing they had been doing of up-and-coming actors, and that much has been confirmed. There seems to be two reports that are saying much of the same, but not quite.

Luke Evans Says He's Still In The Mix For Tony Gilroy's 'The Bourne Legacy'; Script Under Wraps

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  • April 3, 2011 8:33 AM
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WONDERCON, SAN FRANCISCO: Yesterday at WonderCon in San Francisco Relativity Media brought the core group involved with this coming fall’s “Immortals” for its first big push for the film following the poster reveal on Friday. On hand to discuss the film were director Tarsem Singh ("The Fall," "The Cell"), producer Mark Canton ("300," "Piranha 3D"), Henry Cavill ("Superman: Man of Steel"), Luke Evans ("The Three Musketeers," "Clash of the Titans"), and Isabel Lucas ("Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen").

Is Jeremy Renner Going To Get A Call From His Agent For 'The Bourne Legacy'?

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 1, 2011 11:08 AM
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There's no doubt that the Universal Bourne series spinoff "The Bourne Legacy" has been one of the biggest casting tickets in town. Jake Gyllenhaal, Tobey Maguire, Garrett Hedlund, Taylor Kitsch, Kellan Lutz, Joel Edgerton, Josh Hartnett, Paul Dano, Michael Pitt, Oscar Isaac, Michael Fassbender, Luke Evans, Alex Pettyfer and Benjamin Walker have all been tossed around as potential actors to take on the next chapter in the franchise, but it appears one name has risen to the top that hasn't been mentioned yet.

Judi Dench & Michelle Monaghan Join 'Better Living Through Chemistry'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • February 12, 2011 6:16 AM
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Cast Already Includes Jeremy Renner & Jennifer GarnerThe European Film Market in Berlin is in full swing this weekend and film deals are happening left, right and center. A lot of times these attachments and or pre-attachments are made to attract and or entice financiers and don't always come to fruition, but we'll give this one the benefit of the doubt.

Paul Thomas Anderson May Have Found Financing For 'Inherent Vice' & Untitled Scientology Project

  • By Edward Davis
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  • February 11, 2011 1:01 AM
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Jeremy Renner Not Attached To 'The Master' Any LongerWho would have thought a billionairess would come to the rescue of Paul Thomas Anderson? That seems to be the case and perhaps, Megan Ellison, the 25-year-old daughter of American business magnate and Oracle boss Larry Ellison, simply just has a lot of money and good taste.

Exclusive: Famke Janssen Joins 'Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters' With Gemma Arterton & Jeremy Renner

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • February 8, 2011 6:01 AM
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Fairy tale properties are obviously white hot right now, and with three studios currently racing to get their various "Snow White" pictures into production, Paramount is moving ahead confidently with their own, thankfully different, project with another actress joining what is shaping up to be an intriguing cast.

2011 Oscar Nominations: 'The King's Speech' Leads The Pack With 12 Nominations

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • January 25, 2011 1:50 AM
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"The King's Speech" sits on the throne this morning, earning 12 Oscar nominations and looking like the film to beat at the 83rd Academy Awards, while "True Grit" follows with 10 nods and "The Social Network" with 8. Not much in the way of shockers this year, but some pleasant surprises in the mix as well as few snubs.

Gemma Arterton To Team With Jeremy Renner In 'Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters'

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • January 5, 2011 2:16 AM
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We're starting to wonder if we've been played. For months now, Gemma Arterton has been the movie-world equivalent of Julian Assange -- it seemed like every new interview would see the rising actress reveal a new project that was involved with: the "Alien" prequel, the Christopher Nolan-penned "The Keys To The Street," the British western "In With The Outlaws," Michael Winterbottom's "London Fields," Italian gangster flick "Corsica 72," biopics of Marianne Faithful and Courtney Love, and Michael Mann's "Capa."

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