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Luke Evans, Daniel Brühl to star in TNT's The Alienist

The Alienist, TNT’s upcoming crime drama based on Caleb Carr’s best-selling novel, has found its leading men.

Daniel Brühl and Luke Evans have signed on to play forensic psychologist Dr. Laszlo Kreizler and reporter John Moore, respectively, in the New York Gilded Age-set drama about an investigation into a series of brutal murders.

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Luke Evans and Haley Bennett on their Steamy Girl on the Train scenes

Adultery is abundant in Paula Hawkins’ best-selling 2015 thriller, The Girl on the Train. But Tate Taylor’s film adaptation, with a script by sex-friendly screenwriter Erin Cressida Wilson (Secretary, Chloe), dials up the love-making even more — and the burden of most of these sizzling scenes lands on actors Haley Bennett and Luke Evans.

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Wonder Woman creator biopic casts Luke Evans, Rebecca Hall, Bella Heathcote

Wonder Woman’s standalone movie is hitting screens next summer with Gal Gadot as the titular heroine, and now the iconic character’s origin story is getting a movie of its own.  

Luke Evans, Rebecca Hall, and Bella Heathcote are set to star in the upcoming indie feature film Professor Marston & The Wonder Women, which tells the story of the man behind Wonder Woman’s creation and the women who inspired him, it was announced Friday.

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The Must List: Ava DuVernay's 13th, Emily Blunt in The Girl on the Train, more

13th 

After being shut out of the best director category at the Oscars for her brilliant work on 2014’s Selma, filmmaker Ava DuVernay finds herself back in the awards season conversation, this time smack in the center of the best documentary race with 13th, a timely, necessary, overwhelmingly powerful chronicle of the American prison-industrial complex. 

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Box office preview: Girl on the Train on track for no. 1 debut

Though it leaves the station with middling reviews from movie critics, Tate Taylor’s adaptation of the bestselling Paula Hawkins novel, The Girl on the Train, has its sights set on snatching the box office crown from Tim Burton’s Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children this weekend.

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Hugh Jackman and Luke Evans have a sing-off to determine the best Gaston

As the Beauty and the Beast huntsman Gaston well knows, no one is better than him. But who is better at channeling that manly arrogance? When Hugh Jackman, who played Gaston in the stage musical, and Luke Evans, who will play Gaston in the upcoming live-action remake, were both guests on The Jonathan Ross Show this weekend, it seemed like the perfect time to find out.

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Luke Evans joins The Girl on the Train, replacing Jared Leto

There’s been another arrival and departure for The Girl on the Train.

Welsh actor Luke Evans has joined the cast of the psychological thriller based on Paula Hawkins’ bestselling novel, filling the void left by Jared Leto, who previously circled the part but had to bow out for scheduling reasons. The Hollywood Reporter first reported the news.

Leto is the second actor to exit Train, following Chris Evans, who was recently replaced by Justin Theroux.

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