The “Inception” star was rumored to have a role in Christopher Nolan’s latest flick last month, and now comes word that Levitt will be playing the son of gangster Carmine Falcone, played by Tom Wilkinson in “Batman Begins.” But Entertainment Weekly hears differently, saying that JGL is not playing Falcone, but an as-yet unannounced character. And the rumor mill keeps spinning…
Luna Lovegood Joins Twitter
In an effort to quell all the fake Twitter handles that have been claiming to be her, “Harry Potter” star Evanna Lynch has made her own account and been tweeting steadily for the past few days. Never failing to be charming, she tweeted today self-deprecatingly, “See, I knew I’d end up tweeting the hopelessly mundane! Anyway, I’ll try upload a video today or tomorrow to confirm that this is really me.” Stay tuned!
Jennifer Lawrence As Katniss Everdeen
Curious about how Jennifer Lawrence will look as “The Hunger Games” leading lady Katniss Everdeen? Well so was MTV’s Hollywood Crush. They asked artist and fan Kate Wheeler to illustrate how Lawrence would look in five of Katniss’s most iconic outfits, and we still can’t quite get over how great the results are.
Oliver Stone Wants Taylor Kitsch To Grow Pot
For his next film, Oliver Stone plans on following the story of two pot growers forced to work for a Mexican cartel in a flick called “The Savages.” And, according to Deadline, he might have found his leads. Aaron Johnson is already attached to the film, but now “Friday Night Lights” star Taylor Kitsch is also in talks to star as one of the growers. Apparently Stone is also looking at candidates like Olivia Wilde to play the men’s friend O who gets kidnapped by the cartel.
Arnold Schwarzenegger Might Want “True Lies 2″
Tom Arnold (via MovieWeb) is telling some true lies, saying that former-governor Arnold Schwarzenegger could star in a sequel to the 1994 action movie from James Cameron. We already know Eliza Dushku would be back on board for a “True Lies 2,” which means the only person left to share her interest is leading lady Jamie Lee Curtis.
“Tupac” Biopic Asks For Actors’ Submissions
The long-in-gestation Tupac Shakur biopic, directed by Antoine Fuqua, is trying a new approach at casting its leading man. The Hollywood Reporter is stating that online auditions are being held until April 30 so that unknown actors can try to show that they are the right man to play the title role in “Tupac.” They are being asked to perform a provided courtroom monologue and perform their favorite of the rapper’s songs.
The King Of Extras Speaks
Jesse Heiman became an overnight sensation this week thanks to a YouTube video that put together many of the actor’s 50 IMDb credits from shows like “Glee” and films like “Old School.” Next Movie spoke with the man who has made a career as an extra and found out that already Heiman is being recognized by the industry because of his success from the YouTube video. He’s being brought back on “Glee” again this week, was asked to be a sit-down guest on “The Tonight Show,” and might even get an E! television show of his own soon.
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