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Casting Net: Jessica Brown Findlay of Downton Abbey added to This Beautiful Fantastic

  • Downton Abbey star Jessica Brown Findlay, Tom Wilkinson (Batman Begins), and Andrew Scott (Sherlock) were added to This Beautiful Fantastic, joining Jeremy Irvine, Anna Chancellor, and Sheila Hancock. Fantastic is directed by Simon Aboud and is a modern fairytale detailing a prospective children’s book author and curmudgeonly old widower. Shooting is set to begin this week in London.
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Katherine Heigl marries Alexis Bledel in Jenny's Wedding trailer

In the upcoming Jenny’s Wedding, Jenny (Katherine Heigl) is getting married—and her family isn’t happy about.

Turns out, Jenny is marrying a woman named Kitty (Alexis Bledel) who her family thought was just her roommate. They struggle—especially her father (Tom Wilkinson)—with accepting that their daughter is gay, but they seem to come around by the end of the new trailer. 

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Casting Net: TMNT 2 adds Brian Tee as bad guy Shredder

  • Shredder has arrived. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 will feature Brian Tee as the bad (non-turtle) ninja who’s not a fan of our pubescent reptilian heroes. Megan Fox (April O’Neil) and Will Arnett (Vern Fenwick) run back their roles from 2014’s TMNT, while Tyler Perry (Baxter Stockman) and Stephen Amell (Casey Jones) are newcomers. Michael Bay’s in the producer role again, but David Green is the new director in charge of Paramount’s project.
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Casting Net: Dominic West joins George Clooney, Julia Roberts in Money Monster

  • Dominic West (The Affair) will be starring opposite George Clooney, Julia Roberts and Jack O’Connell in Jodie Foster’s Money Monster. In the pic, Clooney plays the host of a stock investment show who makes a bad call on a “hot stock.” An angry investor storms his studio armed with a gun in front of his live audience, and threatens to kill him if the stock price doesn’t return to previous levels.
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Toronto Film Fest: Joel Edgerton, Tom Wilkinson star in 'Felony' -- EXCLUSIVE VIDEO

Warrior and The Great Gastby star Joel Edgerton not only stars in Felony, opening at the upcoming Toronto Film Festival – he also wrote and produced it. The actor’s solo screenwriting debut feature is a thriller, focusing on the split second decision of Edgerton’s character, a police officer, to lie about a tragic accident. The synopsis for the film reads:

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Best of 2012 (Behind the Scenes): 'The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' director John Madden on filming in India

John Madden

Image Credit: Ishika Mohan

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, directed by John Madden, dunks seven veteran British actors – Judi Dench, Tom Wilkinson, Bill Nighy, Penelope Wilton, Maggie Smith, Ronald Pickup, and Celia Imrie – into the hot, steamy inner sanctum of India, playing retirees who take up residence at an old hotel more dilapidated than originally advertised.

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