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Joel Edgerton, Dominic Cooper, Garrett Hedlund & Luke Evans Will Test For 'Bourne Legacy' Lead

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • March 24, 2011 9:40 AM
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Shia LaBeouf And Logan Marshall-Green Are Also Names New To The Casting MixThe field for the next Jason Bourne -- well not really, but the next guy who will be-on-the-run in his footsteps is narrowing. About a month ago, a long list of contenders emerged including names both big and small such as Jake Gyllenhaal, Tobey Maguire, Garrett Hedlund, Taylor Kitsch and Kellan Lutz. Director Tony Gilroy was meeting with the actors but now he has decided who will go the next step and audition in front of a camera.

SXSW Review: 'Source Code' Is A Decent, But Familiar 'Groundhog Day' Meets Action, Sci-Fi Thriller

  • By Drew Taylor
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  • March 12, 2011 2:11 AM
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When Duncan Jones' mysterious debut feature "Moon" was released back in 2009, the Internet collectively collapsed under the weight of its own enthusiasm. Jones was heralded as a bold new visionary, someone to rescue the tired sci-fi genre from the Hollywood trappings of big-budget spectacle. And while the heaps of praise lavished on the young filmmaker and his debut film were somewhat hyperbolic, it was still clear that the dude was a fresh voice in the field and one unafraid to focus on the human elements of science fiction and genre. Of course, the question was -- what would he do next?

Vera Farmiga & Mia Wasikowska Join 'A View From The Bridge'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • January 18, 2011 3:24 AM
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Sam Neill, Anthony LaPaglia & Sebastian Stan Also On BoardVera Farmiga and Mia Wasikowska are set to boost their already strong indie cred as they lead a strong cast in the upcoming film adaptation of Arthur Miller's play "A View From A Bridge."

Vera Farmiga, Keri Russell, Minnie Driver & Will Arnett Join David Duchovny In 'Goats'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • January 10, 2011 6:52 AM
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This indie project has been kicking around for a while, and was first announced almost exactly a year ago with a cast made up of David Duchovny, Robin Wright, Josh Brolin, Hopper Penn, Jason Schwartzman and Robert Schwartzman. Well, the film "Goats" is now finally ready to move forward in front of cameras, and only one man remains standing from that initial lineup.

Exclusive: Elle Fanning & Vera Farmiga Set To Star In Indie Drama 'Pure Life'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • January 6, 2011 9:00 AM
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A new indie drama is in the works and one of the hottest on-the-rise actresses is pairing with an Academy Award nominee in what looks to be a promising project.

Watch: Trailer For Keanu Reeves' Bank Heist Comedy 'Henry's Crime'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • January 5, 2011 3:20 AM
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After bearing with it at TIFF, we would prefer if we weren't reminded about it ever again, but a trailer has arrived for the bank heist/romcom "Henry's Crime" starring Keanu Reeves and don't let the jazzy tone and throwaway quips fool you.

Duncan Jones' 'Source Code' The Official Opening Film Of The 2011 SXSW Film Festival

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • December 16, 2010 7:55 AM
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You can smell the beer, bbq and sweat already, as in about three months, everyone in the film world will descend upon Austin for the SXSW Film Festival, and they've got a helluva opening film waiting for those who make the journey.

First Look: Vera Farmiga's Adaptation Of Carolyn Brigg's Religious Memoir 'Higher Ground'

  • By Simon Dang
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  • December 6, 2010 2:46 AM
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Following her Oscar-nominated turn in Jason Reitman's "Up In The Air" alongside George Clooney and Anna Kendrick, Vera Farmiga took up a supporting role in Duncan Jones' sci-fi thriller "Source Code" before deciding to try her hand at directing with an adaptation of Carolyn Briggs' religious memoir "This Dark World: A Memoir Of Salvation Lost And Found."

Watch: First Trailer For Duncan Jones' Sci-Fi Action-Thriller 'Source Code'

  • By Simon Dang
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  • November 20, 2010 1:25 AM
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An unexpected surprise this Friday evening with the first trailer for Duncan Jones' sci-fi action-thriller "Source Code" finally being unveiled.

'The Dark Knight Rises' Rumor: Charlize Theron, Vera Farmiga & Kacie Thomas In The Mix For Roles

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • November 2, 2010 6:43 AM
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So, before everyone starts weighing in, just bear in mind this rumor comes from Comic Book Movie who take non-vetted contributions from any yahoo on the Internet whether it be total bullshit or not. That said, they have been on the right track a few times and some of these casting rumors for Christopher Nolan's forthcoming "The Dark Knight Rises" could possibly make sense.

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