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Scarlett Johansson Attached To Play Sexy Alien In Jonathan Glazer's 'Under The Skin'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • November 3, 2010 5:41 AM
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Production Tentatively Slated For Spring 2011If there is one director we've been dying to get back behind the camera, it's Jonathan Glazer. He made a helluva debut with "Sexy Beast" but fell off the map when his sorely underappreciated "Birth" failed to find an audience and got mired in an undeserved minor controversy thanks to the film's "bathtub scene." However, it's not for a lack of trying. Last year, it was reported that his adaptation of Michael Faber's "Under The Skin" was being prepped to go in front of cameras this year, but obviously, that never happened. But it now looks like the wheels are back in motion.

Scarlett Johansson Leading The Race For Female Lead In Cameron Crowe's 'We Bought A Zoo'

  • By Simon Dang
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  • November 2, 2010 2:57 AM
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Amy Adams Still In The Mix Along With Mary Elizabeth Winstead & Rachel McAdamsFive years after his generally-panned dramedy "Elizabethtown" starring Orlando Bloom and Kirsten Dunst, director Cameron Crowe is currently gearing up for his next directorial effort with an adaptation of Benjamin Mee's autobiographical novel "We Bought A Zoo," which currently has Matt Damon in the lead role. Thomas Haden Church was recently added to the cast as Mee's brother with newcomer Colin Ford scoring the role of Mee's son while Amy Adams was noted to be weighing up the female lead role.

Keira Knightley, Natalie Portman, Michelle Williams, Scarlett Johansson In Mix For 'Great Gatsby'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • November 1, 2010 6:59 AM
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Amanda Seyfried, Blake Lively & Abbie Cornish Also In ContentionDo these names seem familiar? Yep, its the go-to crop of actresses that seem to circle every major project and you've probably seen them crop up as potential leads for Alfonso Cuaron's "Gravity" and Ridley Scott's "Alien" prequel. So not really much of a surprise then that another high profile project, Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby" now has these usual contenders being linked to the part of Daisy. If you had asked us to guess what names would be considered, these faces probably would've been right up there.

Rival Princess Diana Biopics In The Works With Charlize Theron & Keira Knightley As Leads?

  • By Simon Dang
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  • October 27, 2010 4:49 AM
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Ewan McGregor, Helen Mirren And Scarlett Johansson Also LinkedIf British tabloid The Daily Mail is to be believed, two biopics on the controversial life of the late Diana, Princess of Wales, are reportedly in the works with high-profile actresses linked to the lead roles.

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