Now that Fantastic Four star Chris Evans has been confirmed to play the Captain himself, the hunt is on to find an actress to play his love interest, Peggy Carter, in the upcoming Captain America film. The latest news from Hollywood is that it’s likely to be one of two British actresses: Alice Eve (pictured) or Hayley Atwell. Both have emerged as frontrunners during the ongoing screen testing for the part.
The Incredibles Director Brad Bird is in final negotiations with Paramount Pictures to helm Mission Impossible 4. Tom Cruise is also set to return (well it wouldn’t be much of a Mission Impossible film without the Cruister!) and the plan is to release the film in May of next year, so expect production to start pretty soon.
Ye-Ha! Legendary Hollywood superstar Harrison Ford and director Jon Favreau (him who’s directing the Iron Man 2 movie coming out later this year) are teaming up to make Cowboys and Aliens, an adaptation of a graphic novel by comic book writer Scott Mitchell Rosenberg.
Clash of the Titans is a remake of the 1981 classic of the same name, and tells the tale of the legendary Greek hero Perseus. Perseus (Sam Worthington) is the son of Zeus, but he’s been living the life of a fisherman down on Earth, unaware of his divine heritage. Perseus’ adopted family are killed by the evil god Hades and he vows revenge. Hades tells the King of Argos that unless he sacrifices his daughter Andromache to the gods, the Kraken will destroy the city, so Perseus and a rag-tag bunch of misfits set off on a quest to find three legendary witches who can tell them how to defeat the monster.
British actress Tilda Swinton stars in this Italian film about the trials and tribulations of a wealthy family in Milan. Swinton, who won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress in 2007 for her performance in Michael Clayton, has starred in a string of hit movies in recent years, including the Coen Brothers’ Burn After Reading and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.
Good news comic book fans! With the Iron Man 2 film due for release at the end of this month, the official website has been given a fancy new makeover. New Iron Man wallpapers, screensavers and on-set pictures are now available, as well as extracts from the much anticipated AC/DC soundtrack.
It’s been confirmed that the National Treasure franchise is to get a third installment. Legendary producer Jerry Bruckheimer (Pirates of the Caribbean) has hired Carlo Bernard and Doug Miro, writers of the upcoming Prince of Persia movie, to pen the third film in the franchise.
Richard E. Grant and Paul McGann star in this cult classic about two actors who go on holiday “by mistake”. Unemployed actors Withnail (Grant) and “I” (McGann) escape their 1960s Camden flat for a much-needed holiday in the countryside. However they soon discover that the country is just as, if not more stressful than living in London.