Abbie Cornish

Lavender star Abbie Cornish on finding her 'scary face'

In Lavender, Abbie Cornish plays an amnesia-stricken photographer who must piece together her memories and confront her haunting past in order to save her family.

The hallucinatory film, from director and co-writer Ed Gass-Donnelly (Small Town Murder Songs, This Beautiful City), represents a genre shift for Cornish, whose previous credits include RoboCop and Sucker Punch.

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Casting Net: Luke Wilson and Abbie Cornish to star in The Girl Who Invented Kissing

  • Luke Wilson and Abbie Cornish will star in The Girl Who Invented Kissing, Tom Sierchio’s directorial debut about two brothers whose relationship is complicated when a mysterious woman enters their lives. Costarring in the drama, which is currently in production, are Vincent Piazza, Dash Mihok, and Suki Waterhouse.
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Casting Net: Arnold Schwarzenegger gets gritty in 'Ten.' Plus: 'Maleficent' fills out its cast

Arnold Schwarzenegger

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• Arnold Schwarzenegger continues his streak of gritty action films, signing on to star in the thriller Ten, Open Road Films announced today. David Ayer (Street KingsEnd of Watch) will direct the script by Skip Woods (X-Men Origins: Wolverine, A Good Day to Die Hard), which follows a team of crooked DEA agents who start getting mysteriously execu

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Madonna: Owen and Lisa debate her new movie, the historical music-video romance 'W.E.'

Ah, Madonna. People have been arguing about her ever since that moment in the early ’80s when somebody first blurted out, “She can’t sing – it’s all tricks done in the studio!” and somebody else replied, “She can too sing – I heard her do the entire third verse of ‘Borderline’ a capella in concert, and it was great!” I don’t know if Lisa and my contrasting feelings about W.E., the new movie directed by Madonna, quite rise to that level of mythical debate. Lisa didn’t like the film at all; I didn’t like it…very much (though I thought it showed promise).

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