Variety Studio At Chivas House - Day 3 - The 66th Annual Cannes Film Festival

Rooney Mara To Play The Mostly Quiet Tiger Lily In Pan

by Alex Beanon March 13, 2014
Actress Rooney Mara [“Her”] has been signed to play the role of tribal princess Tiger Lily in “Pan” – the upcoming live-action re-imagining of the Peter Pan franchise based on the children’s novel by J.M. Barrie. Mara joins Hugh Jackman [Blackbeard] and Garrett Hedlund as a young Captain Hook in a tale set during World […]

PR: Don’t lose your head! Sleepy Hollow stars set for MCM Birmingham Comic Con

by Grant Whiteon March 12, 2014
MCM BIRMINGHAM COMIC CON & MEMORABILIA – NEC – 22-23 MARCH Don’t lose your head! Sleepy Hollow stars set for Birmingham Comic Con Sleepy Hollow stars Nicole Beharie and Katia Winter are the latest special guests to be announced for MCM Birmingham Comic Con, which returns to Birmingham’s NEC on 22-23 March alongside sister show […]


Guardians Of The Galaxy Set To Save Universe This Summer

by Alex Beanon March 12, 2014
A band of unlikely superheroes includes a talking raccoon, a character that looks like tree and with a name sounding like a noise your body makes late at night and both being led by a character whose name sounds like it came from either a 1970s disco movie or a David Bowie concert [take your […]

Nickelodeon’s Sarah Noonan on Casting and Her New Gig as SVP Live-Action Content

by Ed Liuon March 11, 2014
Nickelodeon SVP Sarah Noonan has been interviewed by AdWeek about her new position heading the Live-Action Content division. Among other topics, Noonan discusses what her new job entails, how her 16-year tenure with Nickelodeon’s casting department has taught her about show development, her biggest “gets” in casting voices for Nickelodeon cartoons, and how Nickelodeon views […]


Harlem Hellfighters May Be Coming To Big Screen

by Alex Beanon March 8, 2014
After purchasing the film rights to Max Brooks’ graphic novel “World War Z” and making that into a feature film starring Brad Pitt, Sony Pictures has purchased the film rights to Brooks’ next graphic novel – “Harlem Hellfighters” – about the African-American World War I-era 369th Army infantry regiment that spent the most time in […]

Idris Elba Is The New Shere Khan

by Alex Beanon March 7, 2014
Idris Elba [“The Wire”] is in final negotiations to become the newest voice of the malevolent Shere Khan, the tiger, in the newest CGI-live action hybrid adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s novel “The Jungle Book” directed by Jon Favreau. George Sanders originally provided the voice of the nefarious tiger in the Disney animated version from 1967. […]


Screen Gems Finds The Last Of Us

by Alex Beanon March 6, 2014
Sony PlayStation 3 video game hit “The Last of Us” is set to get the big screen treatment as Screen Gems has announced they will distribute a feature film adaptation of the video game. Creative directors from gamemaker Naughty Dog will join noted film director Sam Raimi to create the big screen version of the […]
The Promise

Arrow – The Promise – Season 2, Episode 15

by Alex Beanon March 6, 2014
Synopsis: The episode spends 75% of the time on the island in Flashback Mode in an attempt to explain why Slade Wilson has seemingly suddenly shown up at posh Queen Mansion – is it to woo Moira with a hefty campaign contribution for her mayoral bid or torment Oliver and his family in order to […]


A Monster Calls Coming To The Big Screen

by Alex Beanon March 5, 2014
Childrens fantasy novel “A Monster Calls” by Patrick Ness is set to be adapted into a feature film. The novel follows the plight of a boy who escapes the stress brought on by his mother’s illness and bullies at school by creating and entering a fantasy world inhabited by monsters and fairy tales. “A Monster […]

Gotham Lands Bruce Wayne

by Alex Beanon March 5, 2014
The cast for Fox’s upcoming Batman origins-themed television series “Gotham” was missing only one piece – a young Bruce Wayne – a minor technicality. That technicality has been fulfilled as 13-year-old David Mazouz [“Touch”] will play the role of the 10-year-old Bruce Wayne in the Fox television series. In addition to Mazouz, Camren Bicondova [“Battlefield […]