X-Men: Days of Future Past officially began filming today, uniting the various strands of the decade-old X franchise into one glorious sequel/prequel/interquel/quelquel/maybe-reboot package. To celebrate, franchise steersman Bryan Singer tweeted an image of Sir Patrick Stewart on the set. Check it out: READ FULL STORY »
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Casting Net: Al Pacino and Brian De Palma to tell Penn State coach Joe Paterno's story. Plus: Patrick Stewart, Carla Gugino, Dylan McDermott
• Al Pacino is reteaming with his Scarface director Brian De Palma for a biopic of the legendary rise and ignoble fall of Penn State University football coach Joe Paterno. The script will be based on the book Paterno by Joe Posnanski, but with the working title of Happy Valley. Dave McKenna (American History X, Blow) is in talks to pen the screenplay. [Deadline]
• Patrick Stewart, Carla Gugino, and Matthew Lillard have all signed up to star in Match, an adaptation of the 2004 Tony-nominated play about a veteran dance instructor (Stewart) whose past comes back to haunt him when a couple (Gugino and Lillard) arrive at his home under the false pretense of an interview for the wife’s thesis. Stephen Belber, who wrote the play, is directing from his own adaptation. [Deadline]
• Dylan McDermott is set to star in Freezer, an indie thriller about a regular joe who wakes up and discovers he’s locked in an industrial freezer by some Russians who insist he’s stolen $8 million from them (which he hasn’t). Mikael Salomon (Hard Rain) will direct from a script by Tom Doganoglu and Shane Weisfeld. [THR]
Casting Net: Bradley Cooper attached to WWI thriller ‘Dark Invasion.’ Plus: Anne Hathaway, Jerry Lewis, Billy Campbell
Casting Net: Louis C.K. aiming to team up with director David O. Russell
Casting Net: Robin Williams boarding drama ‘Boulevard.’ Plus: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Ellen Page, Larry the Cable Guy
It’s a casting X-gravaganza! Director Bryan Singer tweeted today that Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart will be reprising their respective roles as Magneto and Prof. X in X-Men: Days of Future Past, and they’ll be joined by X-Men: First Class stars Michael Fassbender as Magneto, and James McAvoy as Prof. X.
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