Casting Net: Garrett Hedlund to play Hook

By Lindsey Bahr on Jan 23, 2014 at 9:00PM  @ldbahr Image Credit: Mike Coppola/Getty Images  • Garrett Hedlund, who starred in Tron: Legacy and has a small role in Inside Llewyn Davis, has been offered the role of Hook in Anna Karenina director Joe Wright’s Pan. The Warner Bros. project, penned by Jason Fuchs(Ice Age: Continental Drift), will have a new take on J.M. Barrie’s Peter Pan…

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MOVIE REVIEW : Lee Daniels’ The Butler (2013)

MPAA RATING: PG-13 Reviewed by Chris Nashawaty EW’s GRADE B+ DETAILSRelease Date: Aug 16, 2013; Rated: PG-13; Length: 132 Minutes; Genre: Drama; With: David Oyelowo, Forest Whitakerand Oprah Winfrey; Distributor: The Weinstein Company Lee Daniels’ The Butler is an ambitious, sweeping period drama that manages to be incredibly affecting and feel as if the words ”For Your Consideration” are stamped across every frame. Inspired by…

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MOVIE REVIEW : The Iceman

by Chris Nashawaty EW’s GRADE B- DETAILSLimited Release: May 03, 2013; Rated: R; Length: 105 Minutes; Genre: Mystery and Thriller; With: Chris Evans, Winona Ryder and Michael Shannon; Distributor: Millennium With his chiseled-from-granite brow and harrowing, coiled-spring intensity, Michael Shannon is one of those actors who can make just about any movie interesting. And he has his work cut out for him in The Iceman, this…

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Starz renews ‘Da Vinci’s Demons’ for second season

by John Mitchell More than 2.1 million viewers tuned-in to the series premiere of Da Vinci’s Demons last weekend, making it the highest-rated premiere ever for a Starz original series, and prompting the network to greenlight a second season of the drama before its second episode even makes it to the air. Starz announced today that season two of Da Vinci’s…

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Check out the first trailer for Julian Fellowes’ ‘Romeo and Juliet’ — VIDEO

by Emily Rome The first trailer for the newest adaptation of Romeo and Juliet is now online, and there’s plenty of ancient grudges, unclean civil hands, and death-marked love on display in this peek at the film. While the other buzzy Shakespeare adaptation of 2013 — Joss Whedon’s Much Ado About Nothing — went the route of a fresh, modern…

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